Geography

Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Oconto and Shawano Counties – Historical Atlases, Directories, Plat Maps and High School Yearbooks

Plat books, atlases, school yearbooks and school newspapers documenting northeastern Wisconsin, specifically Brown, Door, Kewaunee and Shawano counties. School yearbooks and newspapers included in this collection are The Okato (1922-1926), The Bay Mist (1910, 1912, 1922), The Aeroplane (1914-1921), East High Aeroplane (1924-1925), The Flashes (1912-1925), The Thistle (1908, 1913), The Crescent Beach Echoes (1909-1911, 1913, 1917, 1920, 1923), The Bugler (1918, 1922), Scroll of the Wolves (1929) and Lake Whispers (1915-1916, 1921-1925).

Digital Sanborn Maps of Milwaukee 1894 and 1900

Two fire insurance atlases featuring detailed color maps of Milwaukee. Produced by the Sanborn Map Company, the 1894 atlas includes four volumes consisting of 450 map sheets and the 1910 atlas includes eight volumes consisting of 830 map sheets.

Images of Lake Geneva

Photographs and postcards depicting Lake Geneva, Wisconsin in its heyday as a summer retreat for wealthy Chicagoans. This collection also includes plat books and atlases spanning 1873-1962.

La Crosse Regional Maps Collection

Maps of the city of La Crosse, La Crosse County and surrounding region, including rail, highway, survey and topographic maps from the 1850s through the 1970s.

Milwaukee Maps

Various maps of the City of Milwaukee and the greater metro area, including population, transit and street maps, from the 1870s through the 1970s.

Milwaukee Neighborhoods – Photos and Maps 1885-1992

Images of Milwaukee neighborhoods from the Far Northwest Side to the Far South Side, providing a visual documentation of the development of the city of Milwaukee from the mid-1880s to the early 1990s. The image collection is accompanied by 12 maps of Milwaukee from the holdings of the American Geographical Society Library.

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