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Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the railroads, counties, cities, towns, rivers, and lakes in the state. Also included in the map are the eastern po...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is a proposed plan for a town that was never built located in present day Bayfield county, showing street names and with numbered blocks and lots....

Photograph

Bicycle Racers

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Three men (Charles Crane, unidentified man, and Stuart Harbridge) in racing gear on a triplet tandem bike in front of racer Al Bauman on the Racine Athleti...

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.

Date: 1861 

Description: This map shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Also included are inset maps o...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Sevilla, Spain in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine. The man is holding a small glass of wine an...

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

Date: 1851 

Description: Map of a portion of Merton including the Bark River, a mill, Fort Hill, and Indian mounds.

Photograph

Fishermen on Pier

Date: 1898 

Description: Fishermen fishing off of a long pier. Industrial buildings are across the water in the background.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Locks near De Pere, the only wooden pier on the Fox River.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: External view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1887 

Description: This 1887 manuscript map by Amidon G. Miller covers portions of the towns of Nelson and Stockholm in Pepin County, Wisconsin, as well as a portion of the T...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype view of the Illinois Building at Chicago's World's Columbian Exposition showing a gondola and motor launch on the lagoon near a bridge. A wing of...

Photograph

Cobblestone House

Date: 1884 

Description: Exterior of a cobblestone house with women and children in the yard.

Photograph

The "Red Wing"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The sternwheel packet, "Red Wing," at a landing on the upper Mississippi River between 1870 and 1882.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: A man shows off an incandescent lamp switchboard with bamboo filiament, lamp receptacle with wooden base, current and pressure indicators and controlling d...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Five dressmakers pose in front of Miss Annie Graumann's Dressmakers Shop.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of trees around the shore of a lake from across a field.

Date: 1836 

Description: This plat map shows the proposed Town of Whitesboro, a paper city (a city planned but never built), located on the Manitowoc River in Calumet County. Certi...

Photograph

Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee house, residence of Charles Durkee.

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