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Date: 1911 ca.

Description: This map shows soil types of towns and counties. A key of 14 soil types is included. The top left margin reads: "Wisconsin Geological and Natural History S...

Date: 1876 

Description: Bird's-eye view of La Crosse.

Date: 1914 

Description: A business atlas map of Wisconsin, showing the railroads, counties, cities, villages, rivers, lakes, electric lines, and steamship lines in the state. Othe...

Photograph

The "Prairie Bird"

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Union gunboat "Prairie Bird," a small rear-wheel steamship.

Date: 1905 

Description: View across top of platform mound on the crest of a high hill. Trees are on the left and right. In the background below is the Mississippi River.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View along shoreline of man examining a rowboat while crouching in the water wearing boots. Behind him is a ferry. There are several men on the shore watch...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This hand-colored map shows railroads in Minnesota, Wisconsin, eastern Iowa, and northern Illinois. The township survey grid, counties, cities and villages...

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Description: "Building rafts, or pontoons, upon which to mount huge mortars — for use on the river. Scene at St. Louis." Men are building on a pontoon with lumber. Ther...

Date: 1929 

Description: View down high bridge of two passenger cars passing one another while crossing over the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Train on Ferry

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Description: View of a train on a ferry going across the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Louisiana.

Date: 1864 

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...

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Description: View across water of beehives on top of a shed in a flood. Writing on photograph: "From Mr. J.D. Shields, Natchez, Mississippi. A picture of part of his Lo...

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Description: Memohead of the G. Heileman Brewing Company of La Crosse, Wisconsin, manufacturers of keg and bottled beer, with an elevated view of the brewery complex, i...

Date: 1875 

Description: This map, from G.K. Warren's 1876 Report on the transportation route along the Wisconsin and Fox rivers in the State of Wisconsin between the Mississippi R...

Learn about the origin, and the many spellings and erronious meanings of Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: Ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Register’s certificate in margin. On verso: Surveyor’s and Notary’s certificates. "Lot No: Four & South East Quarter...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: This map shows the location of Catholic churches, missions, and shrines. The map is color coded and includes a key in the bottom left corner. The back of t...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map of the Mississippi River between Island No. 8, northeast of New Madrid, Missouri, and Tiptonville, Tennessee, depicts the Confederate defenses at...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: A map of Wisconsin and northern Illinois, showing the railroad routes in these areas, specifically the Fox River Valley, Wisconsin Central and the Ontonago...

Date: 1915-08 

Description: View from hill looking down at a man and a woman standing on a hillside above the Mississippi River opposite Prairie du Chien. They are looking down at two...

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