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Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Four men are building the wall at Signal Point Lookout in Wyalusing State Park. They are part of Works Progress Administration (WPA) Project #8656-8.

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: 1820-05-24 

Description: A page, headed with "Journal No. 1", of James Doty's journal of a trip with Cass, Schoolcraft, etc. to the sources of the Mississippi River.

Date: 1902 after

Description: Elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River from the bluffs above the city. Photograph was taken after 1902 when the Buffalo County Training School...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from water of a small cabin near the shore of the Mississippi River.

Date: 1915 

Description: A map showing the location of post offices in Wisconsin and Michigan that were in operation as of April, 1915, along with the mail routes in use as well as...

Date: 1820 

Description: Undated manuscript map. Prairie du Chien.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three steamers, the "Robert Dodds", the "Stillwater", and, the "Lady Grace", transporting logs in Beef Slough.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The harbor, showing the sidewheel packet, "Belle of La Crosse", and the sidewheel ferry "Alex McGregor". Other boats are also seen including two barges loa...

Photograph

River View of Alma

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of the south end of Alma from the Mississippi River.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman is holding an umbrella...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the rapids on the Mississippi River depicting several steamboats in the distance. Print is part of a series collected in Lewis' "Das Illustririt...

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: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard over the Mississippi River showing of the town of Alma. Bluffs are behind the town. In the foreground, two men in hats sit in a canoe...

Date: 1876 

Description: Between May and September 1673, Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet crossed what is now Wisconsin and traveled down the Mississippi River as far as A...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map depicts the township survey grid in Wisconsin, Michigan, northern Illinois, eastern Iowa, and southeastern Minnesota. Counties, named towns, citie...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Half stereoview showing the confluence of the Mississippi River and the St. Croix River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alma from across the Mississippi River. Steamer 'U.S. General Barnard" is at a landing.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The stern view of the sidewheel packet, Quincy, on the Mississippi River. Later named J.S.

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