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Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and soundings and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, bridge wharfs, basin, north arm, and west arm of Ke...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map with north oriented toward the lower left shows the United States North and South Piers. Lake shores from 1855, 1856, and 1857 are labeled. Depths...

Photograph

St. Matthews Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the exterior of St. Matthews Church.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Kenosha harbor. A group of men fish from a pier in the foreground while several boats float through the harbor. A tug is pulling a large s...

Date: 1836-10-19 

Description: This 1836 manuscript map shows the sections, windfalls, marshes, streams, prairies, acreages, and former mouth of the Pike River in what is now the eastern...

Photograph

Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee house, residence of Charles Durkee.

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wis.

Date: 1882-12 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kenosha.

Date: 1844-10 ca.

Description: View from a pile-driver on the north pier of the community then known as Southport. The pier visible at left center, constructed between 1840-1842, was th...

Date: 1891 

Description: A barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1872 

Description: Looking down Main Street.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1898-05-12 

Description: Shops and stores on Main Street.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An excerpt from "Picturesque America", ed. Bryant, (1872).

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Lithograph of Southport.

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.

Date: 1861 

Description: Depths shown by soundings. Shows township and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congres...

Date: 1844-10 ca.

Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...

Print

Notice!!

Date: 1859-11-08 

Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...

Date: 1897-09-17 

Description: Portion of a letter regarding the incorporation of the Badger Brass Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1869-07-04 

Description: The Camilla, a wood-burning locomotive that belonged to the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. The locomotive is decorated for the 4th of July, 1869.

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