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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A vast oil field displays how Oklahoma became the the largest oil-producer in the country. Photograph published by T. Kingsbury.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting Atlantic City as "the playground of the world," and to get there by way of train travel. The poster depicts the boardwalk,...

Date: 1993 ca.

Description: View from shoreline looking down at a light film of ice covering the surface of a river as it curves around a bend towards a bridge in the distance. A path...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tinted photographic postcard of Cable's High and Grade School building. A flag flies on the right, and a group of children are looking out of a second stor...

Photograph

Church

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A view of the church's facade and some of the structures down the street. The entrance is the the left side of the facade, with a large pointed arch stain...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of unidentified men standing with a horse and wagon. The wagon is carrying a barrel of beer. The sign on the building in the background is an adver...

Photograph

Stripping Tuna

Date: ????-10-27 

Description: Elevated view of workers removing bones from tuna and selecting different cuts to be used for canned food.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Barnyard, with what appears to be a pigyard littered with corncobs. It is enclosed with a solid board fence and has slop troughs made from hollowed logs. A...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Date: 1936-01-24 

Description: The Orpheum Theater canopy and sign at night on the 200 block of State Street. The Orpheum Theater marquee notes, "Shep Fields" on stage, and "Kind Lady" o...

Photograph

Railway Depot

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway depot. Side view of depot with windmill in background.

Date: 1901 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...

Date: 1904 

Description: This photocopied map shows lots, additions, and wards within the city limits, as well as some landownership. The streets are labeled, as is Lake Winnebago,...

Photograph

High Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: High Street in Mineral Point.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Close-up view of the tail skid installed on the underside of a Lawson Military Tractor 2 (MT2). The location appears to be in a hangar.

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Main street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Business sign reads: "The Adell Cafe."

Date: 1885-08-24 

Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...

Photograph

Land Clearing Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field towards the Land Clearing Special Train, a program sponsored by the University of Wisconsin's Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Depa...

Date: 1973 

Description: International Model 1310 ambulance at midday in the downtown area.

Date: 1968 

Description: This blue line print map shows proposed changes reserving railroad right-of-ways for future highways, land plots, as well as Lake Monona and Lake Mendota.

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