• Map of the city of the First Lake, 1836

    Judson, J

    During the late 1830s, speculation in real estate flourished in southern Wisconsin. Developers platted imaginary communities on paper in the hopes of attracting investors. While visiting Mineral Point…

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  • Bird's Eye View of Black Earth 1876

    Bremner (D. & Co. Lith

    Black Earth was a thriving agricultural village when this view was made in 1876. It individually identifies important public buildings and businesses. Neighborhoods and specific homes are shown in cle…

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  • Bird's Eye View of Stoughton, Wis. 1883

    Stoner, J. J

    This uncolored bird's-eye view depicts Stoughton in great detail. More than two dozen public buildings and private businesses are individually identified. A steamboat is shown on the mill pond and rai…

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  • Historical decorative map, the University of Wisconsin : as it was mid-century, 1951

    Beck, Carl, 1885-1963

    This 1951 bird's-eye map of the University of Wisconsin-Madison is surrounded by vignettes of campus landmarks and portraits of University presidents. Several inserts containing descriptive texts incl…

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  • City Map of Madison Wisconsin

    Mid-Continent Petroleum Corporation

    This map of Madison features a legend of highways, railroads, parks, and service stations. The cover and inside of he map features pictures of attractions in Madison and on the University of Wisconsin…

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