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Date: 1850 

Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.

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.

Date: 1859 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Relief shown by hachures. "From gover...

Date: 1854 after

Description: A plaque declares the birthplace of the Republican Party.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Map of the whole state Wisconsin includes an inset of the vicinity of Milwaukee, which shows the boundaries for Lisbon, Menomonee, Pewaukee, Brookfield, Wa...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the back of Ingraham Hall at Ripon College. The primary material used is brick, although the foundation and basement are stone. The back entran...

Map or Atlas

Map of Sauk County

Date: 1859 

Description: Map featuring various views of buildings and scenes from Sauk County.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a center image of a woman and a cherub leaning on an ornamental stone wall. A column with an ornate top appears to the right. The...

Drawing

Lutheran Church

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of the first Norwegian Church built in Gjerpen, organized October 4, 1850. Gjerpen was one of the earliest Norwegian settlements in Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Early view of the house built by Madison's first mayor, Jairus C. Fairchild, at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) at West Wilson S...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber located this farm at about three German miles from Stevens Point. The region's soil was quite fertile. A wooden dwelling house stood in the mids...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue an...

Date: 1856 

Description: Isthmus of Madison, including Lake Mendota, or Great Lake, and Lake Menona [sic].

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map of Rock County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and res...

Date: 1853-10-17 

Description: An engraving of the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first built in Madison) that appeared on the notes of the State Bank of Madison, the first bank org...

Photograph

Holt's Mill

Date: 1856 after

Description: A view of the sawmill and various outbuildings located on the Oconto River. Steam is emitted from a large pipe over over the main building and from two sm...

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