Map or Atlas

Primrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

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



Date:  date unknown

Description: View from road of a brick building under construction. Five men are posed in front near a pile of bricks. Four men are posed in the window openings on the...


Residential Street

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Residential street, North Broadway at Cass Street.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

President John F. Kennedy

Date: 1963-11-23 

Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Ft. Worth Tex.: Texas Gov. John Connally (L), President Lyndon B. Johnson (C), and the late President...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and soundings and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, bridge wharfs, basin, north arm, and west arm of Ke...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Color postcard depicting residents, automobiles and streetcars.

Date: 1907 

Description: A map of Lake Geneva and Lake Delavan, including Lake Como.


Description: Wisconsin Central railroad locomotive no. 120 at the railroad station. Engineer Clelland McVick is standing in the gangway, and a woman who is presumably h...

Date: 1902-08 

Description: Elevated view of the railroad depot taken from the wooden shake roof of a building. On the right are railroad tracks, depot buildings, grain storage and a...

Date: 1905 

Description: A view of Main street, looking east from Fourth Street. It is interesting to note that "The Largest Whiskey House" saloon is located next door to a drug st...


Residential Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down row of residential houses along a sidewalk. The first house has a wrap-around open porch with columns on the front and side. In the distance two...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: An army unit from the 310th United States Army Engineer Corps marching through town. The group is being lead by Captain McArdle from Company A, 310th Unite...

Photographs by Richard Quinney

Discover the photographs of Richard Quinney from his book "Things Once Seen," containing more than 40 years of photos documenting his life.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter view of the Congregational Church, a wood structure with a belfry and steeple. There are arched windows and a flight of stairs to the entranc...

Date: 1936 

Description: Street map of the City of Milwaukee and surrounding suburbs indicating various mass transit lines. There is an index to Milwaukee streets at the right of t...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

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


Mielke's Grist Mill

Date: 1961-06-04 

Description: A front view of the Mielke Feed & Supply grist mill, with Purina Chows signs placed above the loading dock area. A GMC pickup truck is parked in the load...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Map of Ripon, Wisconsin. In the lower left hand corner is a list of points of interest that correspond with numbers on the map. Streets and Mill Pond are l...


Municipal Market

Date: 1918 

Description: Farm produce for sale from farm trucks at the Municipal Market on the Capitol Square. The Municipal market was established by a committee of women in July,...

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