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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.

Map or Atlas

Plan of Kohler

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: The plan of Kohler.

Date: 1988-07 

Description: "Theresa Village President, Martin Koll, presided at the ribbon-cutting at the River View Mobile Home Park."

Date: 1874 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, railroads, and roads. The map was compiled by the civil engineer and city surveyor agent H.I....

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: 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...

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...

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: 1956-06-12 

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

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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...

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.

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: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the west side.

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...

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: 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: 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...

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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...

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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...

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