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Book or Pamphlet

Farwell Real Estate Ad

Date: 1855 

Description: Advertisment of Leonard J. Farwell from the 1855 Madison City Directory for the real estate property he had for sale. At the time Farwell was the largest...

Date: 1854 before

Description: Exterior view of a First Congregational Church.

Date: 1858 

Description: View of a Presbyterian church with a horse-drawn vehicle and multiple pedestrians in the foreground.

Date: 1856-09-01 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink and shows farm lots, other lots of land sectioned by acres, bluffs, and a coulee. Also included are notations in pencil and blue in...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows streets, lots, and landownership. Also included are notations in pencil and blue colored pencil. Some lots are colored in blue, green, or...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and color on paper and mounted on cloth. The map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a railroad, and the Kickapoo River. Some lots are c...

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1850 

Description: This detailed map outlines mid and southern WI county boundaries in bright color, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper...

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Daguerreotype of elevated view of Pinckney Street, looking northwest. View includes the American House and Bruen's Block, both on the corner of East Washin...

Photograph

The U.S. Hotel

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: The U.S. Hotel was constructed in 1852 by Hugh Phillips to be used for mercentile purposes, but later transformed into the hotel.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of city, land ownership by name, local streets, roads, and part of Willow River and Lake St. Croix. The map is indexed by additions a...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows drainage, state boundaries, county boundaries, rivers, lakes, township lines, cities, and towns. The Milwaukee & Horicon Road road is indica...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows streets and lots. The right side of the map includes notes on widths of streets and certifications. The top right reads: "Parish's Additio...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a cross-section of southern Wisconsin, with the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad line running from Milwaukee to the Mississippi River near...

Date: 1857 

Description: This manuscript map is ink and watercolor on tracing cloth and shows bridges, lots, and streets. Some of the lots are in pink ink. The left of the map incl...

Photograph

Lady Elgin Docked

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...

Date: 1851 

Description: Map outlines mid and southern Wisconsin county boundaries in blue, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include mines, plank roads, and railroads.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, railroads, projected railroads, residential buildings, mills, and part of the Crawfish River. The map includes...

Date: 1851 

Description: This map shows townships, villages, Indian villages, railroads, roads, mills, prairies, swamps, and canals. An inset map shows a plat of the copper distric...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: This map shows portions of present-day Iron and Vilas counties north of the Manitowish River as part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Wisconsin coun...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows the locations of ancient works in the state of Wisconsin. Lake Superior and Michigan are labeled. Counties, towns, and rivers are also label...

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