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Date: 1910 

Description: This blueprint plat map shows the plan of lots and streets on a Madison hill south of Lake Monona. Includes annotations showing land prices in pencil.

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.

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: 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...

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...

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...

Date: 1915-10-30 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of people identified as "settlers" (lot buyers) to the Nakoma development. Many of the people are wearing or holding a long-stemmed...

Date: 1998-03 

Description: "Progress on Valley Estates Subdivision."

Photograph

View of Wausau

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell Real Estate Ad

Date: 1855 

Description: Advertisment of Leonard J. Farwell from the 1855 Madison City Directory for the real estate property he had for sale. At the time Farwell was the largest...

Date: 1937 

Description: This cadastral map shows lots, streets, and Pell Lake. The back of the map includes a large advertisement for the Pell Lake Addition summer home lots.

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

Date: 1930-02-26 

Description: Entrance to Westmorland subdivision on Mineral Point Road.

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....

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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: 1891 

Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows land owned by Green Bay & Mississippi Canal Co., Meade, Vilas, Patten, and Hewitt. Streets and the Fox River are labele...

Photograph

Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

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

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...

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, indust...

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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