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Date: 1848 

Description: Title page for the book "Nord-Amerika, Wisconsin, Calumet", by Dr. Carl de Haas.

Book or Pamphlet

Map of Town of Calumet

Date: 1848 

Description: Foldout map of a sketch of the town grid of Calumet.

Date: 1848 

Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...

Date: 1848 

Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...

Photograph

Woman with Infant

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: A young woman holding a baby wearing a long white baby dress.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait (daguerreotype) of Nelson Dewey (1813-1889). He was Governor of Wisconsin from June 7th, 1848 until January 5th, 1852.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Frauen Zeitung"

Date: 1848-09-27 

Description: The front page of the newsletter "Frauen-Zeitung."

Date: 1848-11-22 

Description: Frontispiece from a passport issued to Benedict Goldenberger from the canton of Aargau, Switzerland. He left Aargau in 1851, went to Massachussetts, and th...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Map of Wisconsin and a portion of Minnesota showing the township surveys in progress in portions of the Saint Croix River region and in central Wisconsin a...

Photograph

Van S. Brady

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: A sixth plate Daguerreotype portrait of Van Swearingen Brady of Ohio, son of Captain Samuel Brady. The portrait is a front facing bust figure. The portrait...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Photographic reprint of a daguerreotype of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commer...

Date: 1848 

Description: Immigrant map.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Redbird, a Winnebago Indian, following his surrender after an attack on Prairie du Chien in 1827. .

Date: 1848-04 

Description: Poster advertising an auction for about 49,000 acres of land for sale in Wisconsin and Illinois by Thomas & Sons Auctioneers.

Date: 1848 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by "Geo R. Bluntz, District Survey of Grant Co. W.T." and Ben C. Eastman.

Date: 1848 

Description: Photographic print of an itinerary for Wisconsin Stage Lines operated by John Frink & Co. copied from an 1848-1849 Milwaukee City Directory. The advertisem...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln, from the original daguerreotype owned by his son, Robert T. Lincoln.

Date: 1848 

Description: A map of the Wisconsin and Iowa territories, with the surveyed counties of southern Wisconsin and eastern Iowa identified. The map shows the sectioning of...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...

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