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Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Map is pen and pencil on paper. The map shows roads, creeks, and the Chequamegon Bay. The map is undated and prepared sometime between the establishment of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of a soldier's monument statue in a city park.

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior view of the Methodist Episcopal Church, a stone building with stained glass windows, a belfry, and a steeple. There is a house next door in the ba...

Date: 1930 

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, local streets, railroads, creeks, part of Fox River, and part of the bay of Green Bay. The location of the original fort...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the east from the Capitol Square.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 47-54


Description: The fast movement was a nervous reach for something west.
But along the way there was no hurry. Wait for noontime, turned round to a movement eastward,<...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, railroads, projected railroads, residential buildings, mills, and part of the Crawfish River. The map includes...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map shows 6 types of zones, as well as cemeteries and streets and includes portions of Greenfield, West Allis, West Milwaukee, and the city of Milwauk...

Date: 1917 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the central business district. The street is lined with businesses and street lamps. A man and a dog are in front of the bank on...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: The Hill Farms State Office Building at Segoe Road under construction, seen from down the road, with a luxuriant growth of weeds in the foreground.

Date: 1931-06 

Description: Leyda's Service Station on the corner of Park Street and Olin Avenue. This service station was a member of the Wadham's Oil and Grease Company chain of Mil...

Book or Pamphlet

Walter A. Wood Catalog Cover

Date: 1870 

Description: Front cover of catalog with a green cover for Wood's harvesting machines. Features an illustration of, at the top, a view of a town, flanked by two women,...


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.

Date: 1907 ca.

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


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...


Becker House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from sidewalk of a group of unidentified people, presumably the Becker Family, sitting and standing on and near the front steps of a large house. The...


High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from road of the high school and a smaller building next door. Sidewalks crisscross the lawn among trees in the schoolyard. A woman wearing a hat is j...

Date: 1907 

Description: View of storefronts lining King Street. The marquee of The Majestic is prominent in the image, as is The Marquette, and a drugstore down the street.


Lutheran Church

Date: 1930 

Description: View across road or path of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, which is a wood frame building with a double door entrance with transom windows above,...

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