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Umbrella Rock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A small boy holding binoculars is sitting on the edge of Umbrella Rock, with a river far below. Below him is a plaque commemorating the Battle of Wauhatchi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fleet of steamboats used by General Joseph Bailey of the Fourth Wisconsin Cavalry constructing a bridge across the Atchafalaya passage of General Banks'...

Date: 1852-04-05 

Description: View along the east bank of the Galena River (also known as the Fevre River). From a full plate daguerreotype by Alexander Hesler, Chicago photographer.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Princeton brewery on a bend in the Fox River.

Photograph

Willimantic River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Willimantic river from a foot bridge with waterfront buildings in the distance. Published by Hiram N. Fenn.

Photograph

Berry's Landing

Date:  

Description: Berry's landing; man in a canoe under overhanging cliff.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map depicts Wisconsin and Michigan territories in 1836. It includes the area from Michigan to the Missouri River and Lake Winnipeg, and it shows the e...

Photograph

Concordia Island

Date: 1900-06 

Description: Groups of people cross a wooden bridge on Concordia, later Tivoli, Island.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: This blue line print covers the stretch of railroad numbered 1478+40 through 1689+60. Some streets and blocks in the town and the Wolf River are labeled.

Date: 1884-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Fort Atkinson including Barrie, Germany, and North Water Streets.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This photocopy map shows city wards, streets, block and lot numbers, additions, selected buildings, Lake Winnebago, the Fox River, and railroads as of 1895...

Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...

Photograph

Rock River Clean Up

Date: 1999-05 

Description: 77 volunteers pick up trash and debris in the Rock River. Chuck Trauba and the crew covered the river from Theresa Marsh to the Theresa Disposal plant. 50...

Date: 1884-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Fort Atkinson including South Water and Milwaukee Streets.

Date: 1966-05 

Description: Gaylord Nelson points to a map of the Wolf River, as John Race, Stewart Udall, and Henry Reuss look on.

Date: 1867 

Description: This map shows components of the bottom of Lake Michigan and the Root River, as well as the harbor, buildings, streets, railroads, and rural landowners in...

Photograph

Clam Fishing

Date: 1917 

Description: Elevated view of six men on the shore of a river, with piles of clam shells inside loose wooden fences near a pile of firewood and an axe. The firewood may...

Date: 1836 

Description: This hand-colored manuscript map shows the township and section grid in southeastern Wisconsin, covering the area west to Sugar River and Four Lakes region...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This map shows the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, and railroads and proposed railroads in W...

Photograph

Penitentiary

Date: 1921 before

Description: A view of the exterior of the prison, with the central tower and wings visible, taken from across the river. A boat sits at the dock, and a large smokesta...

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