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Photograph

West Towne

Date: 1970-08-28 

Description: An aerial view of West Towne Shopping Center (now West Towne Mall) at Mineral Point and Gammon Roads.

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: 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.

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: 1976 

Description: Aerial view of town, looking west.

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: 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...

Map or Atlas

Plan of Kohler

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: The plan of Kohler.

Date: 1956-06-12 

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

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.

Date: 1901 

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

Date: 1956-06-12 

Description: Ornamental ironwork based in a planter holds up the corner of a roof overhang at one of the houses of the Parade of Homes.

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...

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: 1970-12-02 

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

Photograph

Developed Isthmus

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a developed strip of land on Barnegat Bay showing the Atlantic ocean, houses, lakes, railroad tracks, a marina and a jetty in the distance...

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.

Date: 1998-03 

Description: "Progress on Valley Estates Subdivision."

Date:  

Description: Rocks placed to control the flow of Dale Creek. A house is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in ear...

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...

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