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Map or Atlas

Cours du Mississippi

Date: 1803 

Description: Cours du Mississippi : comprenant la Louisiane, les 2 Florides, une partie des Etats-Unis, et pays adjacents.

Date: 1887 

Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse, with six insets including residences, a store front, The John Gund Brewing Company, and C. & J. Michel Brewing Company.

Date:  

Description: Preliminary sketch for "Fort Pillow upon the Eve of the Evacuation by the Rebels".

Historical Essay

Bonne Fete, Sieur La Salle!*

Robert de La Salle was on the first expedition to the upper Great Lakes and went on to claim the Mississippi River watershed in the name of France.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1900 

Description: This map, which shows the state of Wisconsin in 1895, was published as Rand, McNally & Co.'s New business atlas map of Wisconsin. Railroads, counties, citi...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view from a hill overlooking the town of Alma, on the banks of the Mississippi River, which is frozen. Several churches and residential houses are visibl...

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the steamboat Weyerhauser on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1893 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows city ward boundaries in red, streets, railroads, cemeteries, Grand station crossing, the road to French Island, depots, Lake Pa...

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This basic reference map of the state shows natural features, railroads, county seats, and political boundaries against the G.L.O. township and range grid....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of dozens of workers standing on planks and using poles to maneuver logs in Beef Slough, near Alma.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: The "St. Paul" was built in 1883 in St. Louis, Missouri for the St. Louis & St. Paul Packet Co., and ran under the Diamond Jo flag. The Eagle Yard in Dubuq...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The bridge spanning the Mississippi River in La Crosse

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

Date: 1918 

Description: View from shoreline of three men standing in the water at Mechanic's Rock on the Mississippi River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several men and a horse-drawn sled harvesting Mississippi River ice. Alma, Wisconsin is visible in the background.

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

Learn about the canal era and the use of steamboats on Wisconsin waterways and lakes in the 19-th century.

Date: 1899 

Description: This map is a folded insert from the pamphlet "Yesterday and Today : A History". The map features the North-Western Line with labeled railway tracks and st...

Photograph

Train on Ferry

Date:  

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

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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