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Photograph

Morgan L. Martin

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Description: Morgan L. Martin (1805-1887), Wisconsin lawyer, judge, politician, land speculator, and one of the leading figures in early Wisconsin history. Martin sett...

Date: 1970-12-02 

Description: An aerial view of East Towne Shopping Center (now East Towne Mall) looking southeast across East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1890 

Description: Letterhead for Moulton, Moran & Co. The logo shows North America and depicts Superior as the center of a hub with spokes going to Russia, to China and Japa...

Photograph

Suburban Neighbors

Date: 1972-06 

Description: View along the 2700 block of Fish Hatchery Road with billboard advertising residential lots in Tower Hill Park (a development by Llyman McKee and William M...

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...

Date: 1954-06-07 

Description: Aerial view looking north from near the city's southwestern limits in 1954. Shows Midvale Boulevard, Odana Road, Tokay Boulevard, Mineral Point Road, and...

Photograph

Madison Home Show

Date: 1950-09-15 

Description: Madison's first home show in thirteen years was officially opened by Acting Manager George Forster when he cut the ribbon at the entrance to the exhibit ar...

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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...

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: 1901 

Description: Thirteen unfinished houses in a row, on the horizon of a field.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This photocopied map shows private claim owners, buildings, and land use in 1818. Insets show Fort Howard and the caption reads: "A view of the Fox River...

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: 1914 ca.

Description: This map is a photostat copy from the original 1829 map in the War Department. The map shows location of Fort Howard, lots, land claims of Jacques Porlier...

Photograph

View of Janesville

Date: 1860 after

Description: Elevated view of Janesville with a residential area in the foreground and the business district in the background.

Photograph

New Parking Lot

Date: 1957-07-15 

Description: Cars park in a new parking lot at the former site of Washington School at 217 North Broom Street.

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Description: Letterhead of Baldwin & Killen Lands and W.H. Killen & Company, dealers of farm, lumber, and mineral lands, from Appleton, Wisconsin, with an image on the...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the west side.

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Description: A man in a hat and overalls leans over a trench or ditch digger, looking down into the excavated area. Pipes, an automobile, and a building are visible in...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View up residential street with newly constructed houses, young trees and lampposts. Men in suits and hats walk along the sidewalk. A speed limit sign is v...

Date: 1909 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Lyons, "a village of natural environments, choice residence locations, desirable factory sites" from a pamphlet distributed by the Lyons...

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