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Photograph

View of Wausau

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of a residential area in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: A recently planted sapling in the backyard of an empty house, with other houses and roads visible in the background.

Photograph

Parade of Homes

Date: 1955 

Description: Aerial view of Midvale neighborhood under construction near Madison's southwestern city limits. Image is focused on the area bounded by Tokay Boulevard, M...

Date: 1958 

Description: Aerial view of Craig Avenue and Crestwood Avenue.

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Description: View from a high point of a house in Cassville surrounded by bluffs, trees and farmland. Railroad tracks run between the crops and the trees, and the river...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A colored advertising card that was issued by the Land Department of the Wisconsin Central Railroad in order to promote the sale of railroad-owned land in...

Date: 1959-05-10 

Description: More than twelve people in their Sunday clothes gather in an open lot at Gilbert Road and Tolman Terrace to note the start of construction of their church...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from lawn of curved residential street lined with recently constructed housing and lampposts. A car sits in a driveway of a house on the left, and fur...

Historical Essay

The Birth of Lake Delton

Learn about the rise of Wisconsin Dells tourism, and read about the creation and collapse of the man-made river it was founded on.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking south from a point over the Maple Bluff country club golf course (foreground). A new housing development in the mid-ground and Maple Bl...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This photostat map was probably originally created in 1835 and shows in addition to private claims, mills, roads, and trails. Green Bay and the Fox River a...

Photograph

Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.

Date: 1918 

Description: This is a collection of two maps. One map is blue line print that includes illustrations and shows the location of buildings, gardens, plant life, and spr...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Recently constructed residential housing as viewed from a hill. A fence is in the foreground. Porches, backyards, and small garages lead down to the Villag...

Map or Atlas

City Plans for Cornell

Date: 1867 

Description: Drawn map showing planned development of Cornell, including a couple of schools, Oakwood cemetery, the public square, and several bridges and dams.

Date: 1956-06-12 

Description: One of the houses in the Parade of Homes is built with a carport. This house was designed by H.E. Postweiler.

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Description: Commercial buildings, roads, cars parked in lots, as seen from the snow-covered lawn of the Village Hall.

Date: 1877 

Description: This map shows the lands in northern Wisconsin owned by Cornell University that were for sale. Text on the map encourages interested buyers to seek more in...

Date: 1948-12-07 

Description: Houses on the south side of the 2100 block of University Avenue. The address on the entrance at the far right is 2125.

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Description: A man wearing a tie stands next to an industrial trailer used for clearing of land. The side of the trailer reads "BROS" and there are other vehicles visib...

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