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Photograph

Highway Bridge

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Highway bridge over the Mississippi River, erected in 1931-1932. View looking west toward Iowa.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows the boundary lines between ceded and unceded land in compliance with the Treaty of Prairie du Chen of 1829. It also shows roads, rivers, por...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Map of portions of Wisconsin and Minnesota between Lake Superior and Mississippi River, showing railroads and military road.

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Description: The sternwheel excursion J.S., loading an excursion party below dock. Horse and cart in foreground.

Photograph

Frazzle Ice

Date: 1959-11-20 

Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map

Date: 1848 

Description: In 1849, northern Wisconsin was composed of huge sectional regions such as Chippewa, Portage, Brown and Crawford, whereas southern Wisconsin was constitute...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, and McGregor, Iowa. East draw, 396...

Date: 1814 

Description: Map of the Upper Territories of the United States.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This map shows the Soo Line railroad and Arpin Hardwood Lumber Company lands in red. The top margin of the map reads: "Wisconsin, the safest state in the U...

Date: 1959-01-01 

Description: This map shows many of the rivers, dams, bays, harbors, lakes, and canals. It includes an index of authorized federal project, both for navigation and floo...

Date: 1910 

Description: Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, by Lawrence Martin reproduced from a model of the state prepared by W.O. Hotchkiss and F.T. Thwaites and m...

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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: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Alma across river from sandbar. A rowboat is on the sandbar, and on the right a father and child are standing posed each with one foot on a log.

Map or Atlas

La Crosse, Wisconsin

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: This map is intended for tourists of La Crosse. The cover features images of farms and natural land and reads: "friends are but strangers... we have yet to...

Date: 1919 

Description: Narrow red lines show principal secondary highways. Green circles shows points of historical interest. Green triangles show Indian mounds and Indian villag...

Map or Atlas

Prairie du Chien

Date: 1838 

Description: This map is a development plat that shows street names, numbered blocks and lots, and small farm lot owners. Included on the right of the map is a large a...

Date: 1795 

Description: Map of the United States east of the Mississippi River. It features roads, cities, towns, early settlements, Native American land, forts, mountains, rivers...

Date: 1976 

Description: This hand-colored map shows land divided by forest type and tree species. Also shown are counties, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Winnebago, and the Mi...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, J.S., underway, taken between 1901 and 1910. The magnificent Excursion Str. J.S. burned on the evening of June 25,...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View down hill towards "Diamond Jo" steamboat docked on the shoreline of the Mississippi River while goods are being loaded onto the steamboat.

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