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Map or Atlas

United States Map

Date: 1831 

Description: Map of the United States "constructed from the latest authorities", including a statistical table.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A distant, elevated view of the city of Milwaukee and its shoreline. During the hot summer months, Hölzlhuber, took excursions on the water, many times bri...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A watercolor of the Catholic Cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street. Hölzlhuber was choirmaster here between 1856 an...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior, county seat of Douglas County, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of points of interest.

Date: 1898 

Description: Shows railway lines in Wisconsin marked in red and counties in colors. The meridians are Greenwich, Wisconsin and Washington, Wisconsin. The map folds into...

Photograph

Cass Street

Date: 1888 

Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing counties, cities, villages, railroads, lakes, and rivers in the state. The map also includes the eastern portions o...

Date: 1869-05-01 

Description: Humorous engraved image showing a street scene crowded with people riding bicycles. In the background are businesses identified as J. Shanks Livery Stable,...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Photograph

High Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: High Street in Mineral Point.

Date: 1885-08-24 

Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: A detailed, hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, which also includes an inset of Isle Royale in Lake Superi...

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Map created between 1852 and 1867 shows numbered lots, labelled roads, the "Centre Line of LaCrosse & Milwaukee R.R." railroad, and a station house. Roads...

Date: 1870 

Description: Buildings along Wisconsin Avenue lining a wide dirt road.

Date: 1872 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. The map includes business directories of Watertown, J...

Photograph

Clough House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View across road of the Clough house, residence of Mr. and Mrs. Willoughby. A man is standing and holding the hands of two young girls in front of the fenc...

Date: 1894 after

Description: Also the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building. Large building on the corner of National Avenue, with a sign for the National Exchange Bank p...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Photograph

Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Town and business district, showing the early covered bridge across from the tail race of the powerhouse, with logs overflowing the river into yards, proba...

Date: 1871 

Description: Asaph Whittlesey arrived in Ashland in 1854, one of the earliest of the settlers who hoped the area would grow and make their fortunes. He drew this map of...

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