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Date: 2013 ca.

Description: A blind man with a white cane waits on the corner of 7th & Cass Streets. He is wearing jeans, a denim jacket, blaze orange hat and boots. Snow is piled on...

Date: 1800 after

Description: This map of the Village of North La Crosse was likely published before 1871 and shows street names, additions, section and lot numbers, railroads (specific...

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,<...

Map or Atlas

Iron Ridge Station

Date: 1868 

Description: This map is ink on tracing cloth and shows lot and block numbers, depot, railroads and side tracks, and streets in sections 24 and 25, T.11, R.16E. The map...


Monroe Street

Date: 1912 

Description: View from intersection of businesses along the left side of Monroe Street. A group of men are standing at the door of the drugstore on the corner, which ha...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This map shows township sections, roads, railroads, and lakes. The map also features extensive manuscript annotations noting landownership in pencil. Stamp...


Service Station

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small stone building with a steeply pitched roof, chimney, large, paned windows and arched doorway. Benches are on the left and right of the building. On...

Date: 1925-08-16 

Description: View of field full of parked automobiles at the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Swiss Colony at New Glarus. A log structure in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color reproduction of an aerial view of Bayfield and its harbor.

Date: 1962-03-31 

Description: Farm machinery on dealer's side lot, with car in the foreground and Good Year tire store across the street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view through trees towards the Rock River, with a railroad bridge running across it in the distance. Beyond are factories and commercial...


U.S. Army YMCA

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Army's YMCA building for those deployed to northern Russia during the Allied intervention there after World War I. The building h...

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: 1912-07 

Description: Elevated view of the fire at the McGillivray factory. Pedestrians and onlookers are in the foreground.

Date: 1960-09-04 

Description: The Wyocena Farmers' Cooperative, a feed mill with railroad tracks along the side of the building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated color postcard view of Stonefield Village from across the churchyard.

Map or Atlas

Plot of Brillion

Date: 1863 

Description: This plat map of Brillion is ink and pencil on paper. The front of the map shows a plat of the town, roads, and Spring Creek, and includes a significant ha...


Description: Gathering of people, some holding flags, celebrating the move of the small railroad depot along the track from Corinne to Gould City.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Railroad loading platform with a Gurney Refrigerator Company plant in the far background. On the far left a man pulls a hand cart, in the center a man sits...

Date: 1828 

Description: Map of the Louisville and Portland Canal on the Ohio River. The map shows Louisville, Shippingsport, Clarksville, Jeffersonville, Gravel Island, Corn Islan...

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