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Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This basic reference map of the state shows natural features, railroads, county seats, and political boundaries against the G.L.O. township and range grid....

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of James Garland Sturgis in his West Point(?) cadet uniform. Born January 24, 1854; son of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and younger brother of Nina Stu...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map showing the counties, major cities, ports, railroads, rivers and lakes in Wisconsin, Michigan, northern Illinois, and eastern Minnesota....

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a trolley railway car." Julius Movius,...

Date: 1855 

Description: This 1855 map of Winnebago County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, cities, villages, and post offices, roads, and lakes and streams.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Valley of the Tennessee Lookout Mountain in the Distance, painted in 1885. It was painted...

Date: 1898 

Description: Two men attempt to move a buggy that has tipped over in the mud on a rutted, dirt road with steep embankments on both sides. One man is steadying the horse...

Magazine or Periodical

Escort Into Minneapolis

Date: 1892-07-23 

Description: Frank Lenz entering Minneapolis escorted by members of the St. Paul Cycle Club, the Minneapolis Business Men's Bicycle Association, and the Minnesota Divis...

Photograph

"Sunnybank"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A large, white brick building is in the middle center, surrounded by trees. A smaller white building is in the right background. In front of the building...

Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1883 

Description: Oshkosh Grand Opera House. The building was started in 1882 and finished in the following year at a cost of $36,000. It measures 60 x 120 feet. This photog...

Photograph

Koll Schoolhouse

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Koll schoolhouse in Truax Prairie.

Date: 1895 

Description: Looking down North Grand street, which appears to be the main street of Glidden, Wisconsin.

Date: 1836-09-20 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and is an unnamed plat. Green Bay is labeled and the plat is labeled "Section 22". One road is labeled "Road to Nav...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Charmion (1875-1949, born Laverie Cooper in Sacramento) was a vaudeville trapeze artist and strongwoman who performed a trapeze striptease in 1897 that mad...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of men stand with three or four teams of oxen pulling wagons at what appears to be a mill. Several buildings and a chute appear in the background.

Date: 1814-08-27 

Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three unidentified women with umbrellas on the north shore of Buffalo Lake. Buildings of Montello are visible in the background.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Map created between 1871 and 1880. Shows townships, post offices, a possible railroad to Penoka Iron Range, and the North Wisconsin Railroad.

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