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Description: An illustration of a storm encountered by a delegation of Indians on their way to Washington, D.C.
Date: 1852 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of three towns, sections, local streets, the Grand Chute Island, and part of the Fox River. The map includes 1 inset map: "Diagram of C...
Description: Map exhaustively marks the townships, County Towns and villages of Wisconsin. It also shows rivers, canals, railroads, and plank roads. Each county's popul...
Date: 1857-07-26 ca.
Description: At the opening of the railway, the locomotive 'Grand Rapids' was manned by the railroad personnel of the main plant in Hamilton. At the the head was Mr. Mu...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Drawn around 1855, this map shows the placement of railroad tracks in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois connecting Milwaukee, Prairie du Chien, Gale...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a trolley railway car." Julius Movius,...
Description: Advertisement for Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad Company. There is an engraving of a train and a list of the officers of the company.
Description: This map of Woodman's Addition in Mineral Point is pen-and-ink on paper.
The map includes certifications signed by John B. Whitelaw (surveyor), Cyrus Wood...
Date: 1853 before
Description: Poster advertising Chicago & Northwestern Railway featuring a map of the route, and an image of an eagle with a banner in its beak and an American flag.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: This map of the Town of Lake is ink and pencil on paper and shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. The bottom of the map includes a ke...
Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.
Description: This map is ink and pencil on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, and blocks and lots by number. The map includes explanatory text.
Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...
Description: Map shows Wisconsin counties by color and includes rivers, lakes and some cities. This information is also given for eastern Minnesota and northern Illinoi...
Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...
Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.
Description: Group portrait of men employed at Milwaukee & Watertown Railway.
Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...
Date: 1855-01-07 ca.
Description: Sketch of the defeat of General Braddock during an ambush in the French and Indian War.
Description: This 1858 map shows mine shafts, lead veins, and topography on the property of the New Diggings and Shullsburg Mining Company in Section 5 of Township 1 N....
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