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Map of Peshtigo Fire

Date: 
Description: Map of the district of the Peshtigo fire, approximately 1,280,000 acres, in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan.
Photograph

Madison from Lake Monona

Date: 1906
Description: View of Madison from Lake Monona with the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the background. This view of Brittingham Park shows a part of the park shortl...
Photograph

Filling In Brittingham Park

Date: 1907
Description: A steam-powered dredge anchored in Monona Bay is filling in Brittingham Park.
Photograph

Monona Bay in Madison

Date: 1904
Description: Monona Bay from the railroad trestle looking southwest, close to where the railroad tracks cross North Shore Drive, (now Brittingham Park), with old houses...
Painting

Chequamagon Point

Date: 1898
Description: Watercolor painting of Chequamegon Point.
Postcard

Downtown Fish Creek

Date: 1905
Description: View across field and fence towards the town of Fish Creek and the bay.
Photograph

Aerial View of Green Bay

Date: 1950
Description: Aerial view of the confluence of the Fox River and Green Bay.
Postcard

Marinette Fisheries

Date: 1912
Description: The fisheries in Marinette.
Photograph

Dock Office

Date: 1900
Description: A view of the lighthouse and dock office at Peshtigo Harbor.
Postcard

Green Bay Large Letter Postcard

Date: 1957
Description: Green Bay postcard depicting various scenes in the letters that spell the name of the city. Images include the lighthouse at the harbor entrance, City Stad...
Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map

Date: 1856
Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin, showing the county boundaries, towns, cities, railroads, roads, lakes, rivers, bays, and the Lake Superior’s islands. In...
Map or Atlas

Map of Early Wisconsin Railroads

Date: 1860
Description: A hand-drawn, ink on cloth map of southeastern Wisconsin that show roads and railroads that connect Chicago to Milwaukee and other towns in the southeaster...
Map or Atlas

Map Showing the Surficial Deposits of Southeastern Wisconsin

Date: 1917
Description: A geological survey map that map of southeastern Wisconsin shows the surface deposits east of the Wisconsin River, from the Illinois state line north to Ne...
Map or Atlas

Lands of the Chicago & North Western Railway Company in the State of Wisconsin

Date: 1900
Description: This map of shows the township grid, counties, cities and villages, lakes, rivers, rail lines and the Menominee Indian Reservation.
Map or Atlas

Lands of the Chicago & North Western Railway Company in the State of Wisconsin

Date: 1910
Description: This map of northeastern Wisconsin shows the township grid, counties, cities and villages, lakes, rivers, rail lines and the Menominee Indian Reservation....
Map or Atlas

Road Map of Milwaukee, Oshkosh and Green Bay, Wisconsin

Date: 1907
Description: The first map shows the area from Milwaukee north to Green Bay and west to Columbus; the second map displays the area between Chicago and Milwaukee and wes...
Map or Atlas

Apostle Islands and Harbor of Bayfield and Its Surroundings

Date: 1871
Description: Asaph Whittlesey arrived in Ashland in 1854, one of the earliest of the settlers who hoped the area would grow and make their fortunes. He drew this map of...
Map or Atlas

Chart of Apostle Islands Including the South Coast of Lake Superior : From Little Girl Point, Michigan to Sand Point, Wisconsin

Date: 1909
Description: This 1909 chart of the Apostle Islands, Chequamegon Bay, and the Lake Superior shoreline shows relief by contours and spot heights and depths by contours,...
Map or Atlas

Chart No. 1 of Apostle Islands Including South Coast of Lake Superior from Squaw Bay to Roys Point

Date: 1900
Description: This chart of the northern Apostle Islands and Lake Superior shoreline shows relief by contours and spot heights and depths by contours, gradient tints and...
Map or Atlas

Apostle Islands and Harbor of Bayfield and Its Surroundings

Date: 1871
Description: Asaph Whittlesey arrived in Ashland in 1854, one of the earliest of the settlers who hoped the area would grow and make their fortunes. He drew this map of...

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