• Map of Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation, Wisconsin

    United States. Office of Indian Affairs

    This map shows railroads, telephone lines, roads, trails, schools, sub-agency, lookout stations, churches, community centers, and school site and farm. Bills Lake, Mitten Lake, Little Crooked Lake, Is…

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  • Wisconsin

    United States. Post Office Dept

    Wisconsin counties, towns, cities, and selected villages, as well as the Menominee Indian Reservation are identified on this U.S. Post Office map from 1952. Circles indicate unincorporated places havi…

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  • Kenosha Harbor, Wisconsin

    U.S. Lake Survey

    This map is a survey of Kenosha Harbor and shows local streets, public buildings, local businesses, and part of Lake Michigan. Included is text on sailing directions, lake and harbor descriptions, an…

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  • Survey of the Entrance to Milwaukie, Wisconsin

    Berrien, John Macpherson, d. 1876

    This map is oriented with the north to the lower right. Lake Michigan, the Menomonie River, and the Milwaukee River are labeled. Depths are shown by isolines and soundings. Relief is shown by hachures…

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  • Earth Day 1970--Mass Movement Begins

    Nelson, Gaylord, 1916

    April 22, 1970, was the nation's first Earth Day. First proposed by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1969, Earth Day was intended to raise environmental consciousness through rallies, symposiums, a…

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  • Records, 1936-1939 : folklore Wisconsin

    Federal Writers' Project

    These typed notes were made from interviews conducted between 1936 and 1938 by field workers of the W.P.A. federal writers’ project. Their 900 pages contain a wealth of stories, customs, jokes, music…

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  • Wisconsin Monroe County Camp McCoy Grid Zone "C"

    United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

    Top of the map reads: "SPECIAL MILITARY MAP 2626:2757:/27:2080:" and "Advance sheet, subject to correction." Bottom right of the map reads: "South Range gun emplacements indicate location of center of…

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  • Map of Green County, Wisconsin Showing Rural Delivery Service

    United States. Post Office Dept

    Shows roads, railroads, post offices, schools, houses, churches, and routes. Includes distant chart and explanation. "Price 35 cents"--Upper left margin. "March 14, 1911"--Lower left margin.

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  • Survey of Havre Bay, Michigan

    United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers

    This map shows Havre Bay, a part of Maumee Bay, parts of Indian Island, Gard's Island (Michigan), the Ottawa River, Vance River, creeks, and Ottawa Point (Toledo, Ohio). Relief is shown by hachures an…

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  • Map of Kenosha County, Wisconsin Showing Rural Delivery Service

    United States. Post Office Dept

    Map shows routes, post offices, churches, schools, houses, and roads on the rural delivery service route in blue lines. An explanation key appears on the left hand side. Bottom left reads: "December 1…

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  • Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the Western & North-Western Frontier

    Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851

    This map shows planned military posts/depots, barracks, rivers, lakes, roads, existing forts, and land assigned to various Indian tribes. Arkansas, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, the Gulf…

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  • Ninth L.H. District.

    This map shows railroads, towns, lights, lights to be established, fog signals, light-vessels, lighted buoys, light-house depots, and light-house reservation in portions of Wisconsin, Michigan, Illino…

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  • Report of a Geological Reconnaissance made in 1835, from the seat of government, by the way of Green Bay and the Wisconsin Territory to the Coteau de…

    Featherstonhaugh, George William, 1780-1866

    A British scientist makes a geological tour in 1835

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  • How the Winnebago First Came into Contact with the French and the Origin of the Decora Family

    Radin, Paul, 1883-1959

    The Ho-Chunk long recalled their first encounters with the Europeans who arrived so unexpectedly in the seventeenth century. Their memories of these meetings were passed down verbally from parent to c…

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  • Obreros Unidos in Wisconsin

    Erenburg, Mark

    This 1968 article describes the founding of Obreros Unidos, a labor union started in Wisconsin in 1966 by Mexican-American civil rights activists and farm workers. After briefly describing seasonal ag…

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  • Battle of Wisconsin Heights

    Clark, Satterlee

    This map, oriented with north to the right, shows troop disposition and movements, including encampments, unit locations, lines of march, and lines of enemy retreat during the Battle of Wisconsin Heig…

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  • Soil map, Wisconsin, Dane County sheet

    Geib, W. J.(Warren Jacob) b. 1880

    This map from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Bureau of Soils shows the soil types in Dane County, Wisconsin. The township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, and l…

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  • Plot of Dekorre and Sauk-Harbour Road

    Cram, Thomas Jefferson

    This map shows distances and land use along Dekorra and Sauk-Harbour road. It covers road between areas currently known as Dekorra and Port Washington, Wisconsin. Many features remain unlabeled, but a…

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  • Townships 12 and 13 N, Ranges 9 and 10 East : Portion of Columbia County, Wisconsin ca. 1835

    Unknown

    This photostat map shows Fort Winnebago around 1931, land to be reserved for military purposes, roads to Fort Howard and Fort Crawford, "private property" in area of present-day Portage, grog shops, o…

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  • Ancient mining on the shores of Lake Superior

    Whittlesey, Charles, 1808-1886

    The author of this short archaeological report, Charles Whittlesey (1808-1886), was a West Point-trained scientist who conducted pioneering archaeological work in Ohio and Wisconsin. After serving in…

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