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Date: 1837 ca.
Description: An amateur painting, probably representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin". The Peck Cabin, one of the many free variations on an original paintin...
Description: Press release image compiled by the International Harvester Company. The image includes "excerpts of the patent grant from the U.S. Patent Office to Cyrus...
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.
Date: 1839 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Racine House with multiple horse-drawn wagons and figures standing in front.
Date: 1838 after
Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1837-1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by Thomas Widley.
Date: 1831 ca.
Description: Fort Winnebago, a print published in Mrs. John H. Kinzie's Wau-bun (1856).
Description: Postcard reproduction of an oil painting of Fort Winnebago, which was built in 1827 by Major William Whistler and a detachment of the First Infantry.
Description: Threshing of grain by horse power, US patent.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: People work in the garden at the Protestant Episcopal Mission Buildings.
Description: The deed is for sale of land under jurisdiction of Mineral Point Office in 1839 during the Van Buren administration. Frederick Sprague is from Oakland Coun...
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: An illustration from the book Das Illustrirte Mississippithal of the Battle of Bad Axe being fought on the river.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: An illustration of three men sitting at a table in a saloon on a steamboat.
Description: Stereograph of Ta-vah-puts, Chief of the U-in-tah Utes, standing in a field.
Description: Sketch of the Shot Tower.
Description: An early type of sidewheel passenger and freight steamboat The Milwaukie, also known as The Milwaukee. It was used on Lake Erie and upper lak...
Description: Territorial seal of Wisconsin. Shows a farmer in the foreground plowing behind horses, a Native American apparently heading west, a river steamboat and a l...
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