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Description: The river told them how to make the map
Legends later flocked the shore


Motorcycle Rider

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is posed on an early motorcycle.

Date: 1915-08 

Description: View from hill looking down at a man and a woman standing on a hillside above the Mississippi River opposite Prairie du Chien. They are looking down at two...

Date: 1914 

Description: This map shows township grids, railroads, roads, and drainage. The area of the map covers northeastern Wisconsin and Menominee Indian reservation. Green Ba...


Description: View of the North Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol in the background, the Capitol Park, and farm wagons on East Washington Avenue on market day. T...

Date: 1950 

Description: Atwood / Buck-Neckerman House, located at 210-214 Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard). Built by David Atwood and his partner Royal Buck a...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of East Main Street on the Capitol Square, showing the Capitol City Bank building, Feltman-Curme Shoes, and J.C. Penney Company.


Description: Front view of the University of Wisconsin president's house at 130 North Prospect.


Woodruff Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bissell Lumber Company. Workers are posing outdoors in front of a building. Cut trees can be seen in the background. A horse-drawn vehicle is on the right...

Date: 1923 

Description: View across street of exterior of the Smedal general merchandise store.


Bomb Throwers

Date: 1939-05-09 

Description: Italian gas bomb throwers, wearing their gas masks, riding in a truck during a parade for the anniversary of the founding of the Italian Empire in Rome. Th...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.


Ashland Pier

Date: 1962-09-14 

Description: View from pier, lined with rocks, towards town. There are industrial buildings along the shoreline, and up a small rise is a building with a tower, and on...


Memorial Day

Date: 1968 

Description: "Memorial Day."

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Group of men gathered around a truck with a large sign that reads, in part, "Kansas State Agricultural College Silo Special."

Date: 1893 after

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue showing men and women on the sidewalks and the Hotel Pfister in the background.


Main Street

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: View looking down the center of road, with storefronts and dwellings on both sides. Automobiles and horse-drawn vehicles are parked at various points along...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive. Parked cars and a pedestrian are in the ba...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from bridge looking over at a hill leading down to bath houses and fenced-in swimming areas for beginners. Establishment of Wm. Bechstein.


Fence along Road

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fence along road, with house in background.

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