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Photograph

Log Jam

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Logs move down the river, swirling with cross currents, resulting in a huge log jam.

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: Map of the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal.

Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Verona

Date: 1899 

Description: Color plat map of Verona in Dane County.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Women in hats in foreground, with railroad tracks below and sign that says, "Look out for the cars", and "While the bell rings the whistle blows." Very lik...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, published around the beginning of the 20th century shows the copper bearing formations in the county on a map that a...

Date: 1886 

Description: The first electric street railway in Wisconsin.

Date: 1844 

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

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Lithograph of Southport.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: The locomotives "Christopher Adams" and "Liverpool", taken over and operated by the U.S. military during the Civil War.

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street looking east from Spring Street.

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass in a horse-drawn carriage with an unidentified woman. Behind them is a fence, trees, and a field.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows the entire state of Wisconsin in 1856 with counties, cities and rivers. It includes an inset of the layout of the streets of Milwaukee and a...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a trolley railway car." Julius Movius,...

Date: 1898-10 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Lake Front and Lake Lawn areas by Langdon Street.

Date: 1872 

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

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View of the freight steamer Cornucopia loading hides at the Hammond Brothers warehouse, with Lawrence University buildings on the hill in the background....

Date: 1879-12-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man falling off of a high-wheel bicycle. Two people in the background are watching the accident.

Photograph

Couples on Porch

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Two couples on porch of frame house with two girls sitting on side of house. Side windows of house have closed shutters; carriage behind house and fence li...

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of corner of Milwaukee and Wisconsin Streets. Three-story white building with several chimneys. A horse and cart are on the rig...

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