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Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Includes street index and index to points of interest. Shows land ownership by name, plat of town, local streets, schools, parks, highways, railroads, ward...

Map or Atlas

Dendo Island

Date: 1881 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and shows part of the city of Menasha, local streets, Dendo Island, part of Lake Winnebago, and part of Little Lake Butte...

Date: 1882 

Description: Card menu for the Wisconsin Authors' Club Banquet at Klosterheim. On the top left is a framed landscape of trees overlooking a body of water.


Description: Letterhead of Menominee Indian Mills of Neopit, Wisconsin, a mill "under supervision of the United States Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Affa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Cream City Sash & Door Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Manufacturers of Glazed Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings & Interior Work", with fo...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A woman sits on the grass reading next to a baby carriage in Fort Tyron Park. A brush-covered hill surmounted by a square tower rises in the background.

Date: 1859 

Description: This plat map is pen on paper and shows numbered blocks and lots, local streets, and section lines. Also included is text on survey certifications.

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...


Elks Club Building

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of chairs and a table with flowers and papers in the gentlemen's lounging room of the Elks Club, founded in 1868.

Date: 1946-04-18 

Description: Four men in discussion at the Wisconsin Barley Contest.

Date: 1951 

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the convention banquet of the Democratic Organizing Committee. On the cover is a drawing of a donkey kicking its back...

Date: 1900 

Description: The Wisconsin Historical Society Museum display of Cliff Dweller Pottery from the Robert Laird McCormick Collection. Pottery is displayed in a glass case w...

Date: 1836 

Description: Ink and watercolor on tracing paper. Shows townships 8 through 6, ranges 9 through 11 east, in Dane County. Lakes are labelled: "First Lake, Second Lake, T...


Surgical Tools

Date: 1927 after

Description: Surgical instruments on display at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.


Description: A United States Marine Corps identification card for David N. Schreiner, which includes a photograph.

Date: 1940 

Description: Valentine's Day "secret pal" card with a peach on the front, and a cake and plum on the inside (all shown). The peach has long eyelashes, red lipstick and...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: This map shows railroad and other transportation routes in Wisconsin, northern Illinois, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, portions of Iowa, Minnesota, and...

Date: 1927 

Description: This blueprint map shows landownership around the lake. Water depths are shown by soundings; relief is shown by hachures. The map was originally created in...


Workmen at Mechta

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Workmen excavate at an archaeological site at Mechta. M. Bebruge is the man in the foreground. A man sitting on the ground in the background on the right i...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: River view from Main Street bridge in Watertown.

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