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Date: 1845 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Leverett Steele Kellogg, a Milwaukee, Wisconsin pioneer in 1836, from Connecticut. Waist-up portrait, facing forward. He is we...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: The first school house at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...
Description: This map shows local streets, numbered lots, and part of Blue Mounds Branch. The map reads: "NE 1/4 NW 1/4 Sect. 16 - T5 - R5E." under the title and is dat...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
Description: Valentine's Day card with flowers and gold and white flourishes. Text at bottom reads "Ever Thine". It has been mounted to a piece of paper and a silhouett...
Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.
Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.
Description: This map shows shows three routes; a route surveyed by Doty & Center, a route surveyed by inhabitants of East Milwaukee, and a route surveyed by inhabitant...
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.
Description: A pencil drawing of Tower HIll complex.
Date: 1846 ca.
Description: This plat map, which features the very early spelling of Wisconsin as "Wiskonsin," was created sometime between 1846 and 1854 and shows a canal and dam on...
Description: View of the Root River lighthouse.
Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes trapped in snow (Plate 17). "In this view the reader is introduced to the optimum of dreariness and severity which t...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: Lithograph of Southport.
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Map shows 1840’s homes with owner names, a Native American cemetery, and other points of interest. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented...
Description: "Rules to be observed by the pupils of public schools of Milwaukee".
Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.
Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...
Description: Two pages of Samuel Marshall's 1846 diary, filled with daily entries.
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