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Date: 1896 

Description: View of the Cereal Mills Company building with men and a horse-drawn buggy outside.

Date: 1899 

Description: This map is ink on tracing cloth and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, streets, the high school park, and survey monuments. The map is oriented...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Helen Gilbert Van Vechten. In 1897 Helen co-founded the Philosopher Press in Wausau, and became an expert in all matters rel...


Forest House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Forest House, a hotel, restaurant and stage office. It was operated by Mr. and Mrs. Chas. A. Dingle and was located on the corner of Third and Forest S...


Lincoln School

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of two sides of the Lincoln School, partially obscured by trees. The roof line features dormers and two towers.

Date: 1879 

Description: This map is a bird's-eye view of Wausau, the County Seat of Marathon County. The map features an index of points of interest.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Lumber company workers pose in front of buildings at the Moore & Galloway Lumber Company camp, about a quarter of a mile east of Pike Lake. The man in a wh...


Raft Construction

Date: 1865 

Description: Raft construction on the water.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view. The church in the left background is the Zion Lutheran Church. The white house behind the bandstand is Captain Leahy's home (father of Admir...


Farm of Henry Hoff

Date: 1895 

Description: View from field of home and farm of Henry Hoff. Men and women stand on the porch of the large brick house. Beyond the house is a small log barn, dwarfed by...

Date: 1890-12-18 

Description: Elevated view looking down at homestead applicants waiting in line for 2-3 days in winter cold before a window in the Marathon County Court House, Dec. 18-...

Map or Atlas

Wausau Looking North

Date: 1891 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Wausau, looking north with ninety-eight businesses, industries, churches, schools, and civic buildings identified in location key below i...

Date: 1892 

Description: View of a large Columbus Day parade from Jackson and Third Streets. In the extreme right foreground is Conrad Althen's Store, and the Anderson and Larson S...

Date: 1866 after

Description: View taken from the extreme end of Clark's Saw and Planing Mill. An old flour mill can be seen behind the bridge, and to the extreme right are three small...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men building a culvert on the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Westerm railway. In the background both horses and oxen teams are being used.


Field of Oats

Date: 1895-07-10 

Description: Two men stand in a vast field of oats on the farm of Fred Ashbrenner in Siegler. A frame farmhouse, farm buildings, and trees are in the background.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Clark's Saw and Planing Mill in the right foreground which is now the site of the electric plant. Behind Clark's is Plummers Mill where the Vocational Sch...

Date: 1857 

Description: This manuscript map is ink and watercolor on tracing cloth and shows bridges, lots, and streets. Some of the lots are in pink ink. The left of the map incl...


Round Barn

Date: 1895 

Description: Exterior view of the round, large frame barn of Chas. Tisch. A man in a carriage and a team of horses wearing fly-nets poses in front. On the right a man a...

Date: 1895 

Description: Wisconsin Supreme Court in session at the second hearing of the trial of Emery, Lord and Houston for murder. The case also had two Circuit Court hearings.<...

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