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Rock River

Date:  date unknown

Description: "These cows walked through the Rock River near the 'River Church' on County AY."

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1895 

Description: A map of Wisconsin that shows the counties, cities, towns, rivers, and lakes of the state, the eastern most portions of Minnesota, Iowa, northern Illinois,...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Drawn around 1855, this map shows the placement of railroad tracks in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois connecting Milwaukee, Prairie du Chien, Gale...



Date:  date unknown

Description: An unidentified railroad bridge spans a river.

Date: 1910 

Description: This map is ink and pen on tracing cloth and shows plat of the town, local streets, county roads, railroads, school houses, town halls, hotels, sheds, barn...

Map or Atlas


Date: 1800 after

Description: Ink and pencil on paper. A paper city on the site of what is now Appleton, Wisconsin. Shows plat of city, streets, and Fox River. Includes textual descript...

Date: 1947-11-09 

Description: "Ralph Widmer checked out a pier on the Rock River." Ralph was the brother of photographer Jim Widmer.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A reproduction of the Wisconsin portion of Louis Hennepin's 1698 map showing the location of the Ho-Chunk Tribe, the Hurons, the Illinois as well as other...


River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Lemonweir River lined with trees.

Date: 1632 

Description: The Wisconsin portion of Champlain's 1632 map, augmented since the previous one, for navigation according to the true Meridien, by Sieur de Champlain. The...


Rainbow Falls

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View across Rainbow Falls on the Wolf River, on the Menominee Indian Reservation.


Description: Syl chopping the hull of an overturned row boat which is leaning against a tree. Behind him is a steep cliff with a river or lake below, and on the right i...


Girl on Visor Ledge

Date:  date unknown

Description: A girl stands on Visor Ledge, overlooking the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1912 

Description: View across a railroad bridge with metal truss system over the Sugar River.

Date: 1894-05-13 

Description: View from shoreline of merchant boat, with the words Glass City on the side, floating down the Ohio River.


Sugar Bowl


Description: Sugar Bowl, north side. Three people in rowboat at end of beach.

Date: 1912-10-17 

Description: Concrete plant at east end of the dam, showing the mixers, crane, and a rail car at the abutment.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a group of children and adults posing on and around a stone bridge over the river. Women and children stand and sit on the bridge's...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of country town showing large wooden buildings alongside the Delaware river which curves through fields and patches of woods in the distance....

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 62-69


Description: The arrangements

Somebody takes care of it:
planning the details, announcements,
setting the tone,
fitting all the likel...

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