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Date: 1927 

Description: This map includes an index and highways marked in red. Attractions on the map include: Four Mile House, Cold Springs, Grand Crossing Station, Coleman Sloug...

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: 1868 

Description: Showing the counties, towns and railroads. Partly colored. Scale: 1 inch = 20 miles.

Use the 1673 journal of Father Jacques Marquette to introduce students to the early exploration of Wisconsin

Photograph

Steamer "Eclipse"

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Frank Feiker 'Souvenir' photograph, labeled 'No 20' in the upper left corner. View from shoreline of a steamboat full of people arriving. There is a larg...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard labeled in photographer's hand: "Souvinr [sic] Mississippi River, Cassville". A Frank Feiker 'Souvenir' postcard of several excusion boats on the...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and shows numbered plots, the public square, streets, Lake St. Croix and the Mississippi River.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The iceboat was built by the Ranke boys. There are about forty-nine people posed in front of the boat. Almost everyone is wearing ice skates. Names: Fred B...

Date: 1896 

Description: Guest ticket for the Republican National Convention held in St. Louis. The ticket shows the celebrated Eads Bridge across the Mississippi, and the log cab...

Photograph

Mississippi River

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Mississippi River from the Brisbois Mansion. Left to right: Dousman House Hotel, railroad station, electrical plant smoke stack, Diamond Jo warehouse, and...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.

Date: 1880 

Description: Alma was platted and settled in 1855, on a narrow strip of land between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. Its location made it a popular shipping cent...

Photograph

Flood at Cassville

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of flooding in a residential area. Two women pose near a tree on the left.

Photograph

River View of Alma

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the pile-pontoon railroad bridge across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The bridge was built and patented by John Lawler in 187...

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...

Date: 1912-11 

Description: Jesse Brabazon, pioneer aviator from Delavan, flying over the Mississippi River in a Wright Model B airplane. "It was quite a sight to fly over the Mississ...

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: 1936 ca.

Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: This map is pen-and-ink and served as the model for the lithograph produced in 1828 by C.B. Graham. Landowners are labeled as is the Mississippi River.

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