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Historical Essay

The Wisconsin Angel

A Brief Biography of Cordelia Harvey

Discover how Cordelia Harvey went from teaching school children to petitioning President Abraham Lincoln for Wisconsin hospitals.

A Brief Biography of Belle Case La Follette

Learn how this progressive Wisconsin activist fought for women's right to vote.

A Brief Biography of Aldo Leopold

Learn how a boy from Iowa grew up to be one of the most important environmentalists of the 20th century and a legendary Wisconsinite.

Date: 1897 

Description: Two maps that show cemeteries, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, roads, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. One map has wards...

Date: 1896 

Description: This map shows streets, wards, railroads, parks, cemeteries, and Lake Michigan. Also included are explanations and an index of points of interest.

Historical Essay

Leader of the Menominee

A Brief Biography of Chief Oshkosh

Discover how Chief Oshkosh refused to cede his people's land to the US government during the Trail of Tears.

Date: 1894 

Description: This map shows sewers, intercepting sewers, manholes, block numbers, streets, railroads, parks, cemeteries, and Lake Michigan. The right margin reads: "Tot...

A Brief Biography of Joshua Glover

Discover how the slave Joshua Glover escaped and created a new life in the North with the help of the Underground Railroad.

Date: 1932 

Description: This blue line print plat map shows local streets, numbered blocks and lots, village limits, and land ownership by name. Also included are manuscript annot...

View a gallery of foreign film posters from the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.

Date: 1911 

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered lots, blocks, and wards, roads, Lake Menomin, Wilson Creek, Red Cedar River, and land ownership by nam...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, mill pond, mills, part of the Red Cedar River, and land and property ownership by nam...

Date: 1974 ca.

Description: This map shows streets, Lake Winnebago, Little Lake Butte Des Morts, and the Fox River. Also included is text on the Fox River Waterways and the history of...

Historical Essay

Angel on Snowshoes

A Brief Biography of Kate Pelham Newcomb

Discover the history of Dr. Kate Pelham Newcomb from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down slope towards a large group of men, women, and children posed sitting and standing in a wooded field in front of a traveling photographer's wagon...

Photograph

Snowy Hill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rocky and snow-covered hill, with a photographer's wagon parked at the foot, pulled by two horses.

Photograph

Automobile and Plow

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View down dirt road towards a man, seen from behind, sitting on a plow pulled by a team of two horses, near an automobile facing the camera. Next to the au...

Photograph

Automobiles on Road

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View down dirt road towards two automobiles, next to each other and going in different directions. Another automobile is parked in the background. On the r...

Photograph

Dirt Road

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rutted, dirt road running along railroad tracks toward a small wooden building. In the far background is a cluster of houses.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men posed mounted on two horses in a field in front of a wooden building, probably the Charter Oak Mill.

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