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Shot Tower

Date: 1836-07 

Description: Sketch of the Shot Tower lead mine

Date: 1839 

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...

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Odd Fellows Hall

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: 1834 

Description: Threshing of grain by horse power, US patent.

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.

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Peck Cabin

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...

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Ta-vah-puts, Chief of the U-in-tah Utes, standing in a field.

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Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 

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.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: People work in the garden at the Protestant Episcopal Mission Buildings.

Date: 1838 after

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...

Date: 1832 ca.

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...

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Racine House

Date: 1839 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Racine House with multiple horse-drawn wagons and figures standing in front.

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Fort Winnebago

Date: 1831 ca.

Description: Fort Winnebago, a print published in Mrs. John H. Kinzie's Wau-bun (1856).

Date: 1834 

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...

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