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  • Type: Bird’s-eye view
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    • Panoramic view of Hartford, Washington Co., Wisconsin 1879

    • Stoner, J. J.
    • 1879
    • Hartford's first settlers built a dam across the Rubicon River in 1844 to provide power for a sawmill. The dam and miilpond feature prominently in this view. In 1906 Louis Kissell and his sons began the manufacture of the Kissel Car here.
    • Merrillan, Jackson County, Wisconsin

    • Stoner, J. J.
    • [1883]
    • Birds-eye-view map. Indexed for points of interest. "Looking from position north east of town." Photocopy. on sheet 46 x 61 cm.
    • Racine, Wis. county seat of Racine Co. 1883.

    • Stoner, J. J.
    • 1883
    • Less than 40 years after its 1845 beginning, Racine was a thriving city with a varied economy based on industry and shipping. Racine College was founded in 1852, and the first high school in the state was established there in 1853. The Horlick...
    • Waupun, Wis. 1870

    • Bailey, H. H.(Howard Heston) 1836-1878.
    • 1870
    • Waupun was founded in 1838 by Seymour Wilcox, who later donated the land on which Wisconsin's first state prison was built in 1851. The prison, the most prominent feature of this view, was the state's only prison for adult men and women until 1933.
    • Wisconsin State University

    • Stoner, J.J.
    • 1879
    • Bird's-eye view drawing of various buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Buildings include: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, Assembly Hall and Library, North Dormitory, Science Hall, Presidents Residence, University Farm...
    • Bird's eye view of Clinton, Wis. 1884

    • Stoner, J. J.
    • 1884
    • Like many early settlements of southeastern Wisconsin, Clinton was founded in 1836 by Yankees--imigrants from New England and New York.
    • Bird's eye view of Milton Junction, Rock Co., Wis. 1881.

    • 1881
    • Although the first settlers arrived around 1836, it was not until the line of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad intersected with that of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad in 1858 that the village of West Milton became Mliton Junction...
    • Map of electric railway system : T.M.E.R. & L. Co., c1898

    • Beggs, John I. 1847-1925.
    • 1898
    • Bird's-eye map, looking west from Milwaukee to Golden Lake in Waukesha County, with Kenosha and Fox Point at bottom corners, Lake Geneva and Ashipin Lake in upper corners. Green with light blue lakes, the interurban line highlighted in black...
    • Bird's Eye View of Appleton Wisconsin

    • Stoner & Vogt.
    • 1874 '
    • Bird's-eye view map of Appleton, Wisconsin. Map reads: "NOTE.-Since the above cut was engraved, the Fox River Pulp & Paper Co.'s Mammoth Mills have been erected: also the Dickerson Shutter Works and Maxwell & Co.'s Grist Mill." The map included a...
    • Sheboygan Falls, Wis. 1871

    • Bailey, H. H.(Howard Heston) 1836-1878.
    • 1871
    • Early settlers were attracted to the site by the falls of the Sheboygan River which provided power for grist and flour mills. Later developments included the Sheboygan Woolen Mills and one of the earliest Wisconsin cheese factories.
    • City of Chicago, c1892.

    • Currier & Ives.
    • 1892
    • Only 20 years after the Great Fire of 1871, Chicago was a thriving, congested metropolis, a center for water and rail transportation. The references on this view highlight the stock yards, the McCormick Reaper works, the famous Palmer House hotel,...
    • Bird's eye view of Florence, Wis. 1881

    • Stoner, J. J.
    • 1881
    • The county and city of Florence were named for Florence Hulst, the wife of an early settler. This view illustrates the two industries, mining and lumbering, that were the village's foundation.
    • Muscoda, Grant Co., Wis. 1879

    • 1879
    • A lead smelter was built at Muscoda in 1835, but the settlement grew slowly until the building of a bridge across the Wisconsin River in 1868.


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