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Date: 1904 

Description: This photocopied map shows lots, additions, and wards within the city limits, as well as some landownership. The streets are labeled, as is Lake Winnebago,...


Description: A Fond du Lac batter awaits the pitch from Mayville's pitcher.

Date: 2008 

Description: Built in the mid-1930s by Clark Oil Company, this station was located along the city's gasoline alley with other gas stations, auto dealerships, and servic...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Shows plat of town, local streets, Fond du Lac River, and part of Lake Winnebago.


Buena Vista House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Buena Vista house on Lake de Neveu.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Fond du Lac, "drawn after nature," with a parade of soldiers marching down the street.


Bijou Theater

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Bijou Theater with a horse and carriage parked in front of it. There is a law office above the theater and a jeweler's store beside it.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Badge for the Wisconsin Beekeepers Association 58th Annual Convention at the Hotel Retlaw in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. October 29, 30, 1936. Courtesy of Ruep...


Description: Sophia Leonard's 185 colony apiary.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement for Hunter's Magnetic Saline Fountain Water which was being given away as promotion by an agent in Fond du Lac. The water supposedly cured rh...


Description: "Boda's Restauant is located at 277 South Pioneer Road, Fond du Lac."

Date: 1998 

Description: Bill Casper, of Fond du Lac, preparing to transport his iconic Green Bay Packers ice shanty to the 1998 Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall...

Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird’s-eye view map. Indexed for points of interest.

Date: 1990-07 

Description: The summer performance stage at Buttermilk Creek Park.


Railroad Station

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago and North Western railroad station.


Church Windows

Date: 1963-05-04 ca.

Description: A detail of the glass facade of Faith Lutheran Church.


Description: "R Chalet Restaurant Coffee Haus is located at 84 N. Main St. in Fond du Lac. The famous Petrie's Bavarian Inn was formerly at this site."

Date: 1874 

Description: Includes index to key buildings. Shows local streets, railroads, fairgrounds, mills, schools, churches, and part of Lake Winnebago. Streets running west to...


Store and Saloon

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across road of men gathered outside a store and saloon. Most of the men hold a glass of beer as though toasting. Two teams of horses are...

Map or Atlas

Plat of Fond du Lac

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Ink and watercolor on tracing paper. Shows plat of town, local streets, Fond du Lac River, and part of Lake Winnebago.

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