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Tenney Park Lagoon

Date: 1902 

Description: View looking out over the lagoon in Tenney Park.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Manitowoc on the shores of Lake Michigan. A map of the northeastern part of the United States at the top indicates Manitowoc's location...

Date: 1937-06-23 

Description: A man in an International D-30 truck used by the Township of Monck is parked in front of a wooded area and body of water. He is talking to a man standing n...


Description: Elevated view over the Ohio River of a boat landing with a bridge in the background.

Date: 1892 

Description: A cloth mounted, hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the rail routes, counties, cities, towns, rivers and lakes in the state. The map also shows eastern...

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1859 

Description: This 1859 railroad map shows counties, cities, rivers and lakes in the entire state of Wisconsin. It includes an inset depicting the railroads in Milwaukee...


Outdoor Photography

Date: 1970 

Description: Photographer Fritz Albert wading through a stream in order to take a picture of congressional candidate David R. Obey meeting with a group of students near...

Date: 1930 

Description: This map shows Indian trails through Wisconsin counties. The trail are in red ink. Lake Michigan, Green Bay, Lake Superior, and the Wisconsin River are lab...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of three people, probably children, on a rowboat near the north side of Sugar Bowl.


Machinery on a Pier


Description: Machinery, probably a pump, situated on a pier.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored stereograph depicting a man sitting by the water at Sturgeon Rock. He is wearing a suit vest, hat, and white shirt.

Date: 1889-03-30 

Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.


Crowd at a Dock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a crowd of Norwegian people standing at a dock looking out at the ships.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows the boundary lines between ceded and unceded land in compliance with the Treaty of Prairie du Chen of 1829. It also shows roads, rivers, por...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: This map of east central Wisconsin around Lake Winnebago and the southern portion of Green Bay shows the moraines, drumlins, eskers, sand dunes, old beach...

Date: 2014-07-29 

Description: Underwater view of the door to the chartroom of the "Milwaukee." Despite the growth of algae and mussels on the entire structure, the word "Milwaukee" can...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Lemonweir River flour mill built in 1852 and torn down in 1943. Mill and site were purchased in 1926 by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company for a power p...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...


Class "C" Boat Race

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The start of the Class "C" race of the Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta at Lake Geneva. Ernst Schmidt wrote in a description of this photograph, "5...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of Trout Lake of a group of six men posed with the pilot, possibly Jack Vilas, on an early seaplane or flying boat floating in the wate...

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