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Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names and includes the manuscript annotations: "From the Lapham collection" --...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elderkin octagon house.

Postcard

Huron Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Huron Street, looking east.

Date: 1942 

Description: Blockman A.W. Olson and Lee Murphy outside the latter's International Harvester dealership. There is a sign for "International Trucks" above the sidewalk....

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of factory built upon a shoreline.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street with storefronts and power lines lining the street.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Entrance to International Harvester's San Francisco branch building. Signs are posed on either side of the doors reading, "Plows, Wagons, Engines. Tractor...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Only the salvaged planking behind the Forward statue created by Jean Pond Miner indicates that anything more is going on in this picture than a peaceful su...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Truck with bed built by Ideal Body Company advertising the company. the truck is parked in front of the Ideal Body Company building on Park Street.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View down middle of street. Two cars are passing each other, and commercial buildings are on both sides of the street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A group of men stand in front of the Schwaller building on Pine Street with two male deer carcasses on the board sidewalk. The man touching the antlers is...

Date: 1925-08-16 ca.

Description: A large crowd of men, women, and children gathers outdoors to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Swiss settlement in New Glarus.

Photograph

View of the Bluffs

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view from bluffs, looking north-east toward Lake City, Minnesota and Lake Pepin of the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Elks Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of a piano, chairs, a table, and a fireplace in the ladies parlor of the Elks Club, founded in 1868. An open window shows a street scene and a home...

Photograph

Windmill Tower

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Windmill Tower.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Taylor Orphan Asylum, viewed from the front.

Date: 1917 

Description: A large crowd of men and boys gathers around an International fire truck parked in street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, published around the beginning of the 20th century shows the copper bearing formations in the county on a map that a...

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