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Map or Atlas

Brothertown Plat Map

Date: 1893 

Description: Plat map of Brothertown in Calumet County.

Date: 1858 

Description: This map of the entire state of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railro...

Postcard

Pabst Residence

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...

Date: 1859 

Description: This map of the entire state of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railro...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: An ink, watercolor, and pencil on tracing paper, hand-drawn map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that shows the town and range system, sections, lakes and st...

Date: 1844 

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of Milwaukee County that shows the sectioning of townships, the boundary of the canal grant, roads, streams, lakes, includi...

Date: 1874 

Description: This map shows lakes, rivers, state, county, and town boundaries, as well as railroads completed, in progress, and contemplated. The map includes a color d...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: This map shows counties in pink, orange, green, and yellow. Lake Michigan and Lake Superior are labeled as well as rivers and some geographical features. M...

Date: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

Date: 1896-11-01 

Description: Canal Street less than a year before a fire swept through and destroyed many of these buildings on March 22, 1897, resulting in a loss of about $45,000. P...

Date: 1893 

Description: Detail of a Milwaukee County map that shows sections 20 and 21 at Range 22 East, Township 8 North.

Date: 1855 

Description: Drawn seven years after Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties, cities, towns, rivers and lakes in the entire state. The map includes a c...

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Two images: Left side is: Man posing standing in the road in front of a wooden fence holding a derby hat. There is a house in the background. On the right...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin, showing the county boundaries, towns, cities, railroads, roads, lakes, rivers, bays, and the Lake Superior¬ís islands. In...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Men with guns and dogs and wagons in front of a rural post office. Some men have assumed exaggerated poses, probably for humorous effect.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereograph of exterior of a building used as the Confederate government's Executive Mansion. This was where Jefferson Davis and his family stayed during t...

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Date: 1895-10-13 

Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Chadbourne Hall is on the left.

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