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Date: 1853 before
Description: Poster advertising Chicago & Northwestern Railway featuring a map of the route, and an image of an eagle with a banner in its beak and an American flag.
Description: Group portrait of men employed at Milwaukee & Watertown Railway.
Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...
Description: "Transporting the Wounded". Wood engraving from a drawing by Seth Eastman, from the Aboriginal Portfolio by Mary H. Eastman, 1853.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee shoreline, and some of the nume...
Description: Engraved exterior view of a lead mining furnace. A man sits in a horse-drawn wagon at the left of the building.
Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Andrew Dunn. He was born in Ireland and came to Wisconsin on June 26, 1833. Dunn resided in Portage City where, in 1843, he was...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...
Description: Fox River, with Doty Island to the right. From the painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas Stevenson, one of a series commissioned by Morgan L. Marti...
Description: Surveyors map showing the Root River and Lake Michigan.
Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, sold lots, streets, and the Mississippi River. Some lots are co...
Description: Daguerreotype of Frederick Moessner wearing a fireman's hat for Madison Engine Co. No. 2. He was one of the original members of Madison Fire Company No. 2,...
Description: An illustration of an Indian prophet standing by his lodge, which has symbols drawn on and floating above it. Others are seated, watching him. Two persons...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Before Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson left the Fox Valley, Morgan L. Martin "commissioned them to paint a series of sketches of the 'improv...
Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.
Description: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...
Description: "Good Testimony, Read, Read!", a broadside issued by citizens of Milwaukee in support of the gubernatorial candidacy of the Whig candidate, Leonard J. Farw...
Description: A Catholic seminary since 1854, the Salesianum was built by Dr. Salzmann, a Catholic missionary from Munzbach in upper Austria. A two-hour walk from the ci...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Julias Wooster of Racine.
Description: Portrait of Ramsay Crooks.
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