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Ninth L.H. District

Date: 1908 

Description: This map shows railroads, towns, lights, lights to be established, fog signals, light-vessels, lighted buoys, light-house depots, and light-house reservati...


Chicago in 1831


Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...


Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...


Bascom Hill

Date: 1910 

Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus from the south between the Chemistry Building and Lake Mendota.

Date: 1973 

Description: Green Bay Packers Center, Larry McCarren (#54) walking across the Lambeau Field parking lot toward the practice field. Several young fans seeking autograph...

Date: 1975 

Description: Two young children are standing and watching a man driving an enclosed horse-drawn carriage on a gravel road. The carriage had originally been used to tran...


To My Valentine

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with Cupid holding a bow and arrow seated in a two wheeled cart made of flowers, two cherubs are pushing it. They are in a meadow...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...


Two Chevrolets

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two Chevrolets parked together. In the background are trees and a barn.


Paving Blocks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Montello granite quarry grounds shows piles of granite paving blocks. In the background, a team of horses pulls a wagon under an elevated narro...

Date: 1965 

Description: This basic street map shows roads, schools, parks and cemeteries and includes a street index in the lower margin. The map also shows a portion of Elm Grove...

Date: 1997-07-15 

Description: Northwest Airlines celebrated the 50th anniversary of its around-the-globe service to the Orient at Minneapolis Airport in 1997. For this event the airlin...


Theresa Station

Date: 1988-06 

Description: At Theresa Station, Shirley Widmer and Kake Koll inspect a Wisconsin Central railroad cart, which had been restored by railroad buff Dean Kedinger. The sta...

Date: 1911-08-06 

Description: A view following the lower trestle to the west bank. The construction camp buildings, including the office and temporary power plant are seen on the left.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two Ho-Chunk girls wrapped in Racine Woolen Mills shawls walk with a young boy down Water Street downtown. The Journal sign is visible behind them and ther...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Saint Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church, completed in 1918. A staircase leads to the main entrance of the brick building where a belfry can be seen...

Date: 1910 

Description: Three smiling women stand beside a horse-drawn carriage near Two Rivers. The horses are wearing knotted, corded fly nets and blinders. The carriage has a c...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Lieutenant Colonel P.S. Morris, Commanding Officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in heavy fur clothing, laying in a sled with a horse harnessed and ready...


Winter Hearse

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait in front of a building of two men standing in the snow with a decoratively carved winter hearse complete with curtains. The driver and the...

Date: 1977 

Description: Color advertising photograph of a man loading a motorcycle into the back of a 1976 International Scout Terra pickup as a woman sits on the tailgate.

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