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Map or Atlas

Plat of Fond du Lac

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Ink and watercolor on tracing paper. Shows plat of town, local streets, Fond du Lac River, and part of Lake Winnebago.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, wards, buildings, the state capitol, local streets, railroads, and parts of Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Wingra....


Coal Hopper

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved print of a coal hopper in an urban setting.

Date: 1975 

Description: This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct...

Date: 1999-04 

Description: Vice President Al Gore holds an unidentified child for a photograph at the Wausau Airport. Gore was in town to speak to the Better Way Club. Wisconsin Con...


Description: This map is pen and pencil on paper and shows local streets, lots by number, and section divisions.

Date: 1909 

Description: View down tree-lined street with a bridge at the far end. There is a large house with a balcony and wrap-around porch on the other side of the road. A floc...


Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View of intersection towards a restaurant and grocery on the left, with dwellings and other buildings in the background. A group of people standing posing...

Date: 1919-05-21 

Description: Elevated view of street entertainment, with crowds, dancing and band concert to welcome home Wisconsin National Guard, 3d Regiment, Company H, after servic...


Street Scene

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view over the heads of a group of African Americans standing in a line on the sidewalk in front of Hood & Lyle's Furniture store towards...


State Street

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Street view of the north side of State Street, west of 6th Street. The second frame house from the right was once occupied as an office by Victor L. Berger...



Date:  date unknown

Description: View along tracks towards the depot with a tall train order signal near the doorway. A chalkboard schedule is posted near a window. Luggage and a pile of s...

Map or Atlas

City of Wausau

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: This map of Wausau shows lots and landownership, buildings, roads, railroads, parks, city wards, and the Wisconsin River. The map features an inset map sho...

Date: 1915 

Description: Belle Case La Follette, the wife of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., wearing a black dress and hat and speaking outdoors at an unidentified location.


Description: Dearest Daughter,

The year is flown.
We can't compete and we stand alone

Date: 1872 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. The map includes business directories of Watertown, J...

Date: 1973 

Description: This map is a photocopy of the original plat of Beloit from 1838. The map shows labeled roads, lots, and rivers.

Date: 1918 

Description: This map shows railroads, street car lines, wards, private claims, parks, railroad yards and depots, and cemeteries. The map is oriented with north to uppe...


Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view towards Main Street. Sheds and dwellings are along both sides. A man is standing on the right corner and a dog is in the middle...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from side of railroad tracks of a train at the depot. A few men stand on the platform, and a man is pulling a luggage cart.

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