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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...

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: Planter boxes are one of the features in the Parade of Homes.

Date: 1956-06-12 

Description: This house in the 1956 Parade of Homes in Meadowood with its illuminated device for showing the house numbers has been wired to the exact standards of the...

Historical Essay

The Birth of Lake Delton

Learn about the rise of Wisconsin Dells tourism, and read about the creation and collapse of the manmade river it was founded on. Links to pictures.

Date: 1976 

Description: Aerial view of town, looking west.

Date: 1919 

Description: This is a collection of three hand colored plat maps. One map is a plat plan and includes annotations and an index that shows public land, business, indus...

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...

Date: 1938-11-23 

Description: A row of houses at 826, 830, 834 & 838 North Fair Oaks Avenue built by the Fitzpatrick Lumber Company in what was the Town of Blooming Grove, now near East...

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...

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:  

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: 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: 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...

Map or Atlas

Plan of Kohler

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: The plan of Kohler.

Date: 1960 

Description: New residential construction on the outer southwest edge of Madison.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of Vieth's Park subdivision on the north shore of Lake Mendota.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the west side.

Date: 1958 

Description: Aerial view of Craig Avenue and Crestwood Avenue.

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