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Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

Photograph

Juneau Park

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Statue of Leif Ericson is to the right of center in the foreground, with the figure facing the city. On the left is a hill with paths, a train station, ra...

Book or Pamphlet

Mining on Lake Superior

Date: 1855 

Description: "Ancient copper mining on Lake Superior."

Date: 1872 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. Includes business directories of Manitowoc...

Photograph

Main Street Arch

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Main Street in Little Chute looking towards Kaukauna; the arch is at the intersection of the street that leads to the Chicago & Northwestern Depot.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Stereograph of exterior of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol as it appeared during the early 1870s. Close scrutiny of the entrance (whether it is the north or south entrance cannot b...

Photograph

Haying Crew

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Haying crew posing in a field among the haystacks. One man in the middle is holding a very young foal, and another man sits on a horse-drawn hay rake. A fa...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Young man sitting on a large rock called the “Devil's Chair” in Rattlesnake Hollow.

Date: 1884 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne Self-Binding Harvester with text reading, "The Osborne Gold Medal" and "A Perfect Success in Every Field."

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main Street, looking east at storefronts. Booths with flags and bunting are set up on the sidewalk.

Date: 1869-10 ca.

Description: The second Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Congregational Church at corner of Broadway and Cass Street, with stained glass windows.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of fork in road, with split-rail fence in the center. There are buildings in the far background on the left.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows the locations of ancient works in the state of Wisconsin. Lake Superior and Michigan are labeled. Counties, towns, and rivers are also label...

Date: 1899 

Description: View along shoreline of University of Wisconsin-Madison buildings across Lake Mendota from Carroll Street. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red), a boathouse, an...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "View of the Dining Table" from the "Dedication of Blue Mounds Church" section of Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views," showing a long banquet tab...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map depicts the route of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad in Wisconsin. Other railroads in Wisconsin, northern Michigan, and northern Illinois wit...

Date: 1844 

Description: Mandan Indians engaged in archery competition (Plate 24). "The meeting represented here is something like that of an Archery Club in the civilized world, b...

Date: 1849 

Description: Advertising handbill for Cyrus Hall McCormick's patent Virginia Reaper. Printed for C.H. McCormick & Co. by James J. Langdon, Chicago, Illinois.

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