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Portage Canal

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal between the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers, from the highway 51 crossing near the center of the city.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the facade of the National Geographic Societies Administration Building from the street.

Date: 1882 

Description: This map is ink on cardboard and shows the location of military forts over the course of years. Also shown are points of interest, streets, the Mississippi...


Canal Locks

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A close view of the canal locks.

Date: 1966-07-26 

Description: Several young people pause behind the fence to look at a midway ride in action at the Washington County Junior Fair.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Jim Swallow (MaPaZoeRayKeKah) and Pinkey Bigsolder (HoWaWinKah), as well as an unidentified child, cross at the corner of Main and South First Street. Jim...

Date: 1952-07-20 

Description: Fifteen derby boys and four adults from Mineral Point who came to Madison for the Madison Soap Box Derby stand in front of their school bus. Larry Laverty,...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows numbered lots and labeled streets. The bottom margin of the map reads: "Recorded in the Registry of...


Canal Locks

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A distant view of the canal locks.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system in a residential district. Street sign on corner reads "W. Hayes Ave." Newly planted young trees are along the terraces n...

Date: 1936-03-07 

Description: Group portrait of Kennedy Mansfield milk men in uniform carrying milk bottles. They are standing in front of a horse-drawn milk wagon and the Kennedy Mansf...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Krueger family standing in a cleared field, with a view of their farm in the background. August Krueger is sitting with a dog in a wagon pulled...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Ho-Chunk man wearing a cap and wrapped in a shawl is walking near the front of the Werner Drugstore on Main Street between Water and First Streets. There...

Date: 1962 

Description: This map shows streets, points of interest, Lake Winnebago, Millers Bay, South Asylum Bay, Lake Butte des Morts, and the Fox River. The map also includes a...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Worker spraying Elm trees with DDT pumped from a tank hitched to the back of a vehicle equipped with a snow plow.

Date: 1855-10-21 

Description: Map of the Wisconsin and the Minnesota Territory showing the status of township surveys in Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota. The Wisconsin reservation...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Clam Banks; upstream from Arm Chair with steamboat passing, (probably the "New Dell Queen").

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of men fishing out of wooden rowboats on the Flambeau River below the flowage dam. One man is standing in the river. A shack is visible...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A driver sits behind the wheel of an International truck loaded with boxes from the Marion Baking Company. The truck is on a cobblestone street with cable...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A man on the end of the raft prepares to pass through the water's rough rapids.

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