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Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18


Description: She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got here
on the outer edge of worry
It wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild rice
A ha...


Description: Rockford, Ill.

J.H. Denison

Editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal

Probably the Black River at Black River Falls

Children taug...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over water of Michigan lumbering scene, where men roll logs into the river. The group of men are posed holding peaveys and cant hooks or peaveys, tool...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: An Paige automobile with six people in it is stopped outside the toll house on the Juneau County side at the foot of the rock. There is a lantern and a roc...


Wertheim am Main

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The castle ruins (Schlossruine) stand on a hill above the town of Wertheim, Baden, Germany. The Main River is in the foreground. The Hotel Held is seen at...

Explorer and Trader

Biography of Daniel Greysolon Sieur Duluth who helped protect the Wisconsin area against raids of the Iroquois.


Description: View across lawn towards a woman posed standing in front of several tents in the background behind her. Next to her on the right is a ravine. In the right...


Soldiers on Bridge

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Soldiers in battle gear, holding rifles, marching in a long line across a wooden bridge. Across the water is a building on the shoreline with the jungle be...


Old Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of an old bridge over the Rock River.


Description: This map pictorially shows local roads, local businesses with phone numbers, and parts of Fox River and bay of Green Bay.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor view, in stereograph form, looking up the Black River from Black River Falls. There are logs in the river in the foreground, and a bridge in the ba...

Date: 1882 

Description: Back cover of catalog with an illustration of two men using horse-drawn agricultural machinery in fields, while a group of Native American Indians look on....

Map or Atlas

Plat of Fond du Lac

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Ink and watercolor on tracing paper. Shows plat of town, local streets, Fond du Lac River, and part of Lake Winnebago.

Date: 1975 

Description: This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a tank fording a river. Two soldiers are standing in the hatches on the gun turret, with another soldier in a partially opened hatch below...

Date: 1934-01 

Description: Aerial view of a forest with a river running through it.

Date: 1973 

Description: This map is a photocopy of the original plat of Beloit from 1838. The map shows labeled roads, lots, and rivers.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Rock River with trees along the banks. There is a smokestack in the distance.


Railroad Station

Date: 1968 

Description: Elevated view looking down over the railroad station district.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Shows plat of town, local streets, Fond du Lac River, and part of Lake Winnebago.

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