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Date:  date unknown

Description: Model of the Mayflower in Pilgrim Hall, a museum built in 1824. The flags of England top the sails. Copyright by A.B. Burbank, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Map or Atlas

La Crosse, Wis.

Date: 1873 

Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse from the Mississippi River.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: World War I poster urging newly arrived immigrants to conserve food to aid the allied cause. The image shows people in ethnic costume being ushered into th...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Bayfield, county seat of Bayfield County. On the lower left side is an inset for Bayfield and the Apostle Islands.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the city at high tide. Text on the photograph reads, "Nome. For Five Months in the Year Nome Can Be Reached by Steamship. Its Distance From Sea...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.

Date: 1936-07-08 before

Description: Farewell dinner menu in the form of a house decorated with folk art painting and trim, and a man and a woman in traditional dress perched at the two open w...

Date: 1917 

Description: Man identified in original caption as "Mr. Duncan" on board the ship Buffalo as part of the Root Commission's trip to Russia. A goat appears to be l...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front and back covers of an advertising brochure for the New Empire line of mowers, reapers and grain binders manufactured by J.F. Seiberling & Company. Th...

Photograph

City View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the city and the surrounding bay and hills. Text reads, "Terminus of Alaska C.R.R."

Date: 1890-08-09 after

Description: One-page menu from the R.M.S.S. Magdalena of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, with a parrot and a cockatiel perched on a branch above the compan...

Learn about how archaeologist explore underwater shipwrecks

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view showing shipyards, rivers and roads.

Date: 1870 before

Description: View of a lumber hooker ship at dock on the Root River. The 4th St. bridge spans the river at center. The Racine Woolen Mill is visible at right behind the...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Front and back of one-page menu from the Scandia Restaurant, with a whimsical cartoon map rendering by Hakon Mielche of the Scandinavian countries and the...

Map or Atlas

New London

Date: 1871 

Description: Birds eye map of New London depicts street names and street locations, houses, trees, the bridge, Wolf River, and the bayou. At the bottom of the map, a re...

Date: 1948-05-13 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1830," with men, women, and a child gathered around a ta...

Date:  

Description: M.S. Gripsholm the Swedish luxury liner that the Bernard Katz family sailed on enroute to the United States in April, 1948.

Date: 1951-09 ca.

Description: A sampan boat in Hong Kong harbor. Perhaps what caught the photographer's eye was the laundry on the boat hanging out to dry.

Date: 1930 

Description: Cover from Goodrich Steamship Lines schedule, with a picture of a screw-driven passenger/freight vessel against the Chicago skyline and a beach scene in th...

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