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Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Main Street in Bayfield in 1870 with four cows standing in the street.

Date: 1896 

Description: Section 3 of 12, this bicycle road map features Wisconsin bicycle routes in the counties of Winnebago, Calumet, Manitowoc, Outagamie, Brown, Kewaunee, and...


Saint Clara Academy

Date: 1846 after

Description: A view of the main buildings at Saint Clara Academy, set against a hill. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has go...


Fort Crawford

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the original site, 1816-1831).

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.


Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map show plat of the city, local streets, block numbers, section lines, and canals. The map includes reference text: "Surveyor's office, Brown County...

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card for Deering harvesting machinery showing young boys operating a grain binder drawn by oxen. The caption reads "the Deering binder at work...

Date: 1895 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.


Charcoal Kilns

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into ch...

Date: 1859 

Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1861 

Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...


William Spaulding

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Spaulding. He was born in Bradford County, Pennsylvania on August 30, 1807. Spaulding came to Wisconsin in Novemb...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four people stand in the yard of a frame house which has a porch with pediment, and a flanking lean-to addition. A stove pipe is sticking out of the lean-t...

Date: 1836 

Description: Map shows rivers, creeks, roads, trails, mills, and town of Madison. Includes significant manuscript annotations; Sheet 1 is watercolor on lithographed ma...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Distant view of the town from a hill with houses, garden plots, businesses and churches.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: The front window display of a Black River Falls hat shop. Rows of cloth caps with linen and straw hats heaped on the showcase floor. A mannequin sits...


Kenosha Water Cure

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Kenosha water cure on the corner of N. Main and Grand Avenue. It was built in the 1840's for educational and religious purposes. It burned down in 1900...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This plat of Vanceburg Cemetery, Town of Sheridan, Dunn County, Wisconsin, likely dates from the 1880s and "is intended for the correction of names of peop...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View from Southeast shore of Lake Monona across a cornfield, perhaps on the farm of Thomas Williamson.

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