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Date:  date unknown

Description: A boy wearing overalls and holding a Pepsi bottle standing near a trash pile on a street curb.


Description: Elevated view over the Ohio River of a boat landing with a bridge in the background.

Date: 1892 

Description: A cloth mounted, hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the rail routes, counties, cities, towns, rivers and lakes in the state. The map also shows eastern...


"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...


Family Driving

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: George S. Parker and family seated in their car, one of the first automobiles in Janesville. Behind them is a couple in another car.

Date: 1930 

Description: This map shows Indian trails through Wisconsin counties. The trail are in red ink. Lake Michigan, Green Bay, Lake Superior, and the Wisconsin River are lab...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farmers bringing corn to the Lange Canning Co. plant. View looking west, from the west end of the old Madison Street bridge.

Date: 1912 

Description: Elevated view of a wide main street through town. Pedestrians are on sidewalks on both sides of the dirt street. A church steeple is visible in the backgro...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from street of new Rennebohm Drug Store #1 at the corner of University Avenue and Randall Avenue, shortly after its construction.


Pahl Tire Co.

Date: 1937-06-03 

Description: Pahl Tire Company, located at 208 E. Washington Avenue. Opened in 1936, moved to 202 East Washington Avenue about 1960, closed in 2013.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: This map shows streets and highways, street car and bus lines, railroads, depots, schools, wards, and points of interest. The map is oriented with the nort...


Lincoln Monument

Date: 1922 

Description: Side view of Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A stone bench and paved walkway curves around the stat...

Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2871, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1898 

Description: Farmers with their loads waiting to ship on train number 40 at Colfax, Wisconsin. "An everyday occurrence at 3:50 pm during September and October."


Pioneer Days

Date: 1996-09 

Description: "When Pioneer Days was celebrated, visitors were given the chance to view the community from a helicopter."

Date: 1911 

Description: This 1911 map from the U.S. Post Office Dept. shows rural delivery routes, active and discontinued post offices, collection boxes, selected rural landowner...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1954 before

Description: Exterior view of 1444 Prospect Avenue in winter.

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