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Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton Junction.

Map or Atlas

Milton, Wisconsin

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton.


Milton Academy

Date: 1865 

Description: A drawing of Milton Academy.

Date: 1860 

Description: Advertisement for plows, cultivators, harrows, corn planters, mowers, rakes, sulkies and gangs.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the Koshkonong Hotel (later the Lakehouse Inn), a stone and brick hotel with lots of windows, a parapet roof and a small structure on roof, on Mapl...


Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the town with All Souls Church in the bottom right corner.

Map or Atlas

Edgerton, Wisconsin

Date: 1871 

Description: Like many southeastern Wisconsin villages, Edgerton was settled by Yankee immigrants in the 1830s. Though this view gives no indication of it, by 1871 toba...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee Street.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family posed outdoors around a table in front of a frame house. There are two men with newspapers, girls with watermelon, and a woman on the porch of the h...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Pauline pottery building. Standing in front are the potters who work there.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the front parlor at 165 N. High Street.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Two men, one of whom is Halver Skavlem, and a woman, Gunil Skavlem, are posed in a yard. One man reads the "Western Rural", a newspaper dated August 14, 18...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Pastor Claus Friman Magelssen (1830-1904), his second wife Marie Schlambusch Magelssen, and their family sit around a table set for coffee....

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: The Kimball and Lowell Hardware Store located on the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.

Date: 1895 after

Description: Drawing of the Edward Dwight Eaton Chapel at Beloit College. Note on the drawing says: "Patton & Fisher Archts, Chicago."


Milton Academy

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: In 1844 Joseph Goodrich founded Milton Academy and built the first gravel and mortar building in the town. (Note that the Milton House is often called the...

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This map is ink on tracing paper and shows block numbers, streets, lot numbers of block no. 6, and a public square in Newburgh, a paper city (a city planne...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Aerial view of a residential part of Janesville.

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