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Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map shows piers, wharves, streets, and the lake shore from the survey of August 1856. Lake Michigan and the Sheboygan River are labeled. Depths are sh...

Date: 1858 

Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.

Date: 1851 

Description: Ink and pencil on paper. Shows plat of Delafield and local streets. Streets running left to right, top to bottom, are "Main Street 66 feet," "Wells Street...

Date: 1856 

Description: " . . . The first in their series was not an 'improvement' but a view of the Green Bay settlement, looking downstream. From a simulated rustic fence corner...

Date: 1853-09 ca.

Description: This map shows streets, docks, warehouses, and piers near the harbor. The Manitowoc River and Lake Michigan are labeled. Depths are indicated by soundings...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A map showing rail lines in Wisconsin and the railroad land grants of the Superior & St. Croix Railroad in the present-day northwestern Wisconsin counties...

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: 1856 

Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.

Photograph

Oshkosh Harbor

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of the Oshkosh harbor, showing the bridge over the Fox River and several moored sailing vessels.

Date: 1856 

Description: " . . . At Grand Chute stood the young settlement of Appleton. Although only a few years old, it already boasted a college, named, as was the village itsel...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter plate Ambrotype of a brick structure, possibly in Green Bay, Wisconsin, housing the office of J.S. Baker, Land Agent. The building is three stories...

Date: 1857 

Description: This ink and watercolor map is on tracing cloth and includes a handwritten statement from the office of the Chicago St. Paul and Fond du Lac Railroad Compa...

Date: 1855 

Description: Drawn seven years after Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties, cities, towns, rivers and lakes in the entire state. The map includes a c...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Shows sections and acreages. Covers portions of the area now occupied by Marinette and the Town of Peshtigo, Marinette County. "Rec’d Sept. 24 with Sur. Ge...

Painting

De Pere Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: ". . . At De Pere they stopped on the west shore for a broad sketch of the dwellings clustered on both sides of the river. The distant dam, the mills, ware...

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of a campus green space at Ripon College. A commemorative stone marker stands in the foreground with text that reads, "Rendezvous 1st Wis. Cav. Aug...

Date: 1850 

Description: Mid and southern Wisconsin counties, city/town lines, lead mines, copper mines, streams, plank roads, and the Milwaukee and Mississippi Rail Roads.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Black and white ink drawing of an old wooden well.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This bird's-eye-view map of Madison is looking north across Lake Monona. The map features two women and two men on a lookout. In the background couples are...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows the entire state and part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It depicts creeks, rivers, lakes, railroads completed, railroads in progress,...

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