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Dane County Map

Date: 1861 

Description: Drawn the first year of the Civil War, this colored 1861 map of Dane County shows its towns, cities and lakes. It includes insets of the wards of Madison a...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1920 before

Description: Elevated view looking east from Eleventh Street. The avenue is lined with buildings and trees. A large flag pole is in the center of the avenue which is la...

Photograph

Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Logs piled on the shore of town, possibly due to Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1884-06-03 

Description: Drawings of the Republican National Convention. The main drawing shows an outside view with the caption "Scene in front of the convention building during t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: This plat map shows numbered blocks and lots, local streets, the La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad, and part of the Lemonwier [i.e. Lemonweir] River.

Postcard

Ebner's Coulee

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ebner's Coulee as seen from Grandad Bluff.

Date: 1901 

Description: Lithographed poster depicting an elevated view of the Warder, Bushnell, and Glessner factory and surrounding area. Text in the upper left corner reads, "Ch...

Date: 1921 

Description: View across street of the Sextonville General Store, a two-story brick building on a corner. A car is parked on the left, and two men are sitting in a hors...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Knight Hotel of Ashland, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel and traffic in the surrounding streets, including pedestrians,...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1921 

Description: View down middle of commercial street. On the street corner on the right, a man man and children pose on the sidewalk near the drugstore. One of the boys i...

Photograph

David Grignon House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: David Grignon's house, built by Judge Lawe in 1832, burned 1903.

Date: 1970 

Description: An African-American postal carrier is standing on the sidewalk with mail in a rolling cart. He is wearing a winter postal employee uniform and a hat. Behin...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An elevated view of town.

Photograph

Green Shutters

Date: 1940 

Description: The "Green Shutters".

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A panoramic view of Black River Falls' flooded streets, possibly taken during the flood of 1911. Three men are standing on the sidewalk next to the "Tollac...

Photograph

Dane County Home

Date:  

Description: Front view of the Dane County Home. The facility was renamed the Badger Prairie Healthcare Center in 1985. As of October 2010, a brand new hospital at the...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Bridge and rail yard near an International Harvester branch house in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. The branch house building is in the distance.

Photograph

De Soto Scenic View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a road, wooden boardwalk and railroad tracks leading towards a group of buildings near bluffs in the distance. On the right is a marshy ar...

Photograph

Professor's Homes

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View of two residences of University of Wisconsin Professors. At 1532 University Avenue is the Harry L. Russell home and at 1540 University Avenue, the hom...

Date: 1908-06 

Description: Members of the Lake Mills fire company pull the hose cart during a firemen's competition.

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