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Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows the entire state of Wisconsin with counties, cities and rivers. It includes an inset of the layout of the streets of Milwaukee and a chart w...

Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

Date: 1880 

Description: This map shows railroads by operator and projected railroads. Portions of Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan and Minnesota are labeled.

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Photograph

Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Kilbourn Bridge.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This is the preliminary sketch for "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." Shows an encampm...

Date: 1877-10-27 

Description: The arrival of the first train in Waukon, on the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad line. There is a large crowd gathered near the tracks, and one man stands on...

Date: 1898 

Description: Winter scene looking down snow-covered Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, o...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Robert M. Bashford house on Pinckney and Gilman Streets. A man wearing a hat stands in the landscaped yard near a small child wearing...

Date: 1886-07 

Description: Intersection of 4th and Steele Streets facing east. The building in the lower right is the Knipfer building, now Algoma Mercantile. Bunting adorns the Boed...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Street with Gesell Photographic Studio, which is built into the side of a bluff, about 1895. His studio was on Main Street from 1877-1903. Miller and Co. L...

Date: 1857 

Description: This detailed map was drawn nearly a decade after Wisconsin entered statehood. It depicts the entire state, northern Illinois and part of the upper peninsu...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: This map shows railroads, county boundaries, cities, towns, and waterways with relief shown by hachures. The prime meridians are: Greenwich and Washington....

Drawing

The Rock River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The Rock River.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map shows piers, wharves, streets, and the lake shore from the survey of August 1856. Lake Michigan and the Sheboygan River are labeled. Depths are sh...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Men who worked for Schuette Brothers Store assembled in front of the store. There are horses on both sides of the photograph, and the one on the right is p...

Date: 1865 

Description: The ruins of a railroad depot after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. Plate 61

Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac Map 3/4

Date: 1857 

Description: Quarter section of a map of the city of Fond du Lac featuring the Waupun Plank Road.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The map of the battlefield shows entrenchments, villages, roads, the "South Side Rail Road" drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of...

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