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Date: 1853 

Description: Map covers area between the cities of Janesville and Kenosha in Rock, Walworth, and Kenosha counties for railroad routes. Lakes and counties are labelled....

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of town, probably looking south from the Van Schaick residence.

Date: 1876 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, post offices, and farms. Sections appear in pink, yellow, and blue. On the...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the railroads, counties, cities, towns, rivers, and lakes in the state. Also included in the map are the eastern po...

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...

Photograph

Mary C. and Grandpa

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An elderly man stands in a room holding a small girl. Caption on negative reads, "Mary C. and Grandpa."

Photograph

Brick Paving

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Paving Watertown's main street with bricks, with almost as many men who are watching as construction workers.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View across railroad tracks towards a group of glee, banjo and mandolin club members posing in front of a University of Wisconsin banner on the Chicago and...

Date: 1898 

Description: Decorated arch erected on State Street as part of the Semi-Centennial celebration of statehood. The arch bears a representation of Commodore Dewey's victor...

Date: 1887-06 

Description: A map of southern Wisconsin, from the Illinois state border in the south to Rocky Run, Wisconsin in the north for the Coast and Geodetic Survey, showing th...

Photograph

Iron Mine

Date: 1880-08 

Description: Men working in an iron mine.

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...

Photograph

Pierce House

Date: 1895-01 

Description: View from street of the residence at 424 North Pinckney Street.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Railroad lying

Date: 1858-6-05

County: Milwaukee

City: Milwaukee

Date: 1888 

Description: Map of northern Wisconsin showing the Chicago and North-Western Railway Company‚Äôs land grants within the counties of Forest, Florence, Langlade, Marinette,...

Date: 1866 

Description: This map shows the location of county boundaries, cities, rivers, lakes, grant railroads, wagon roads, land office locations, iron, copper and lead deposit...

Date: 1883 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the nine congressional districts, it also shows the counties, cities, railroads, rivers, and lakes in the state.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Waupun on the Rock River. There is an inset at top center of "Althouse, Wheeler & Co., Windmills and Pumps."

Date: 1884-10 

Description: Sanborn insurance map of Black River Falls covering the area bordered by the Black River on the East, 3rd Street on the West, Johnson Street on the North,...

Date: 1882-09 

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway, also "Known as The Royal Route." The poster features the...

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