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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated photographic postcard view of a busy road near Blanchardville. Men are driving a wagon hitched to eight horses, and people are standing in the roa...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Railroad loading platform with a Gurney Refrigerator Company plant in the far background. On the far left a man pulls a hand cart, in the center a man sits...

Date: 1828 

Description: Map of the Louisville and Portland Canal on the Ohio River. The map shows Louisville, Shippingsport, Clarksville, Jeffersonville, Gravel Island, Corn Islan...

Map or Atlas

City of Ashland

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is shows land in white and water in blue and is indexed for parks, points of interest, schools, churches, and recreational areas. The map shows lo...


Street Scene

Date: 1915 

Description: View down street in the central business district. Automobiles and horse-drawn vehicles are parked along the curbs. Businesses line the street on both side...

Date: 1958-12-07 

Description: A stubborn fire smoldered in the walls of the Kindschi Leather Company at 120 South Pinckney Street. The 80-year-old building known as the Burrows building...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This bird's-eye-view map of Madison is looking north across Lake Monona. The map features two women and two men on a lookout. In the background couples are...


Water Works

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the water works, smokestack and water tower. People are lounging under the trees in front.


New High School

Date: 1909 

Description: View across lawn of the high school, which is a two and a half story brick building, and on the roof is a large round metal vent, and a belfry with a coppe...

Date: 1963 

Description: Old gasoline pump and garage doors.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down hill towards Stoddard, with the Mississippi River and hills in the background. The German Lutheran Church is in the foreground, and there are rai...


State Bank

Date: 1914 

Description: Corner view from unpaved street of the State Bank. A meat market is next door on the left. Flyers on the power poles are for an upcoming fair. A metal and...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a building housing a store and post office, surrounded by trees next to a lake.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks toward a group of Russian residents working to clear another set of railroad tracks running alongside. In the far distance are tr...


Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...

Map or Atlas

Primrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

Description: The township of Primrose, which is a detail from the plat map of Dane County.

Book or Pamphlet

Welcome To Fear City

Date:  date unknown

Description: Guidelines prepared and distributed as a public service by the Council For Public Safety in New York, NY. A pamphlet survival guide for visitors to the cit...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a man and woman driving in a horse-drawn "cutter" in the snow. They have a fur blanket over their laps. Behind them is a building, perhap...


Description: A man stands in the entrance archway to the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Petenwell.

Date: 1889 

Description: This map shows a plat of city, city limits, numbered blocks, numbered lots, wards, local streets, roads, railroads, street railways, fire limits, hydrants,...

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