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Description: This map is a bird's-eye view of Wausau, the County Seat of Marathon County. The map features an index of points of interest.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Probably D.W. Bronson and family. A mounting block cut from a tree stump is in left foreground with carriage and saddle height steps. The family poses in f...
Date: 1894 after
Description: Southeast corner of Second and Sycamore Streets, later the site of a large street railway building. The picture was taken shortly after the interior was d...
Description: The Enoch B. Fargo residence shows a two-story Greek revival house with a gable wing with bay window facing the road. There is a full height ell on the lef...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Souvenir placard issued by the Kreuz & Curtis shoe store of Madison, Wisconsin, probably to commemorate the presidential election victory of Benjamin Harri...
Description: Two men stand in a vast field of oats on the farm of Fred Ashbrenner in Siegler. A frame farmhouse, farm buildings, and trees are in the background.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: View down the main street.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: An extended family of twenty-one people is gathered in the yard and on the porch of a large bracket style frame house that has carpenter's lace on its porc...
Description: Six lithographs are grouped together showing mostly state normal schools. The scenes clockwise from top left are: State Normal School, Oshkosh; State Norma...
Description: Winter view of early buildings on Rocky Roost, which was west of Governor's Island. There is snow on the roofs, on the rocks and on the shore of Lake Mendo...
Date: 1879 after
Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the First Congregational Church.
Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol as seen from unpaved West Washington Avenue, with the West Wing to the left and the South Wing to the right. The church s...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Five women pose in the yard, as does a man on the left with a shovel. Two children stand on the porch roof of a frame house with several additions. The por...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall at the base of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.
Description: Includes index to key buildings. Shows local streets, railroads, fairgrounds, mills, schools, churches, and part of Lake Winnebago. Streets running west to...
Description: Group potrait posed in a horse-drawn carriage outside the David Atwood House, at 204 Monona Avenue. Caption on back of photograph reads: "Group of ladies i...
Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...
Description: Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) on Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A boathouse is behind the Armory on Lake Mendota.
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