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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: This map of Door County, Wisconsin, from the early 20th century shows roads, schools, churches, creameries and cheese factories, orchards, docks, quarries,...

Date: 1905 

Description: A view of Main street, looking east from Fourth Street. It is interesting to note that "The Largest Whiskey House" saloon is located next door to a drug st...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: View of Fountain Lake (officially known as Ennis Lake), John Muir's boyhood home near Montello. The area is now a 125-acre State Natural Area. Fountain Lak...

Date: 1929-08-13 

Description: View at night of the State Bank of Wisconsin, located at 502 State Street.

Date: 1956-02 

Description: View from street of exterior of the Texaco station on Park Street owned by Norman Tifft.

Date: 1955 

Description: This set of 32 maps and an index show the (then) proposed route of the Wisconsin Turnpike. The index shows the entire route of the turnpike, and the major...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Six men harvesting ice, probably from above the river dam on the Black River, in front of the railroad bridge. There is a horse standing on the ice on the...

Date: 1931 

Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...

Date: 1948-11-11 

Description: American Legion members in front of a plane at the Madison airport. Membership Chairman R.C. Golden is handing 1949 membership cards to the pilot Colonel L...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oil painting of a double row of willow trees on University Bay Drive. A trail winds between them. Boulders line the shore of Lake Mendota on the left. A tu...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition, looking through the Ferris wheel.


Canal Locks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The government canal locks.

Date: 1946 

Description: This map shows streets, wards and precincts, parks, schools, and points of interest. The maps is oriented with north to the upper left. The map includes a...


Lake Monona Dock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, right, and a companion sit on the retaining wall along the north shore of Lake Monona near the steamboat dock. Two boats and the boathous...


View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.


Blimp near Downtown

Date:  date unknown

Description: Blimp (dirigible) flying over downtown buildings. There are two smokestacks in the foreground, and on the right, a sign, from the back, for "The Electric C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Right side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1945-10-10 

Description: Erwin and Claire Tiffany home, 1001 Seminole Highway, Nakoma. It was built in 1925, and was owned by Christina and Ellis Dana in 1945.


Free Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Free Hall, built in 1850.

Map or Atlas

Dane County Courthouse

Date: 1889 

Description: Dane County Courthouse, begun in the fall of 1883 and finished in the spring of 1886. The cost, including equipment, was a little over $180,000.

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