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Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Three men stand around a delivery wagon with a small organ on it and a sign saying "pianos & organs." One holds a book and behind them are some women, a pi...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Shows plat of town, local streets, Fond du Lac River, and part of Lake Winnebago.
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Almon Jewell who settled in 1845.
Description: Two men in hats stand by a wagon loaded with an organ. The wagon carries the sign "pianos & organs." A boy holds the horse. Behind them is a picket fence a...
Description: Wisconsin became the thirtieth state in 1848. Drawn that same year, this map shows township lines, roads, villages, mills, railroads, prairies, swamps, ca...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. The card features an ima...
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Z. Short who settled in 1842.
Description: Piano and organ wagon in front of frame house. Piano and organ man on his wagon with boy leading horse and three men standing near wagon, women in front o...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, mill pond, mills, part of the Red Cedar River, and land and property ownership by nam...
Description: This map of the battlefield at Five Forks, Va., shows Union and Confederate positions, roads, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, and names of reside...
Description: This blueprint map shows land ownership and buildings. Text below the title reads: "The La Crosse Heights include the ridge of land with the spurs projecti...
Description: A northeast view of Madison from University Pier.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: George Ellis stands beside an experimental automobile, possibly in the basement of John F. Steward. Both men worked for the Deering Harvester Company befor...
Description: View looking east down 100 block of East Gilman Street, from the intersection of East Gilman and North Pinckney Streets. The Mears House, 116 East Gilman,...
Description: This map shows the railroad routes of the Milwaukee & Horicon Railroad, common roads, counties, canals, townships, cities, county towns, villages, post off...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a bridge and logging debris around residential homes.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...
Description: Pass #497 issued for free travel during the year 1878 by the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad.
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