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Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Blast furnace, also known as a Scotch hearth used in lead mining.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...

Date: 1854 

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Rosellah Smith (Donnel) Bowman. Mrs, Bowman was married to Samuel Hunter Donnel, architect, from 1854 to 1860. Samuel and Rose...

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Bushnell B. Cary.

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Charles Krips

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Charles Krips of Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Charles Krips was the uncle of the donor of the portrait, Mrs. Julia Hicks. The po...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map shows piers, wharves, streets, and the lake shore from the survey of August 1856. Lake Michigan and the Sheboygan River are labeled. Depths are sh...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Elias Dean, an early Madison businessman, riding in a sleigh drawn by two horses with his wife Sarah Fairchild Dean and youn...

Date: 1858 

Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.

Photograph

John H. Rountree

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Major John H. Rountree. He was born in March of 1805 in Kentucky, near the Mammoth Cave, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1...

Date: 1853-01-29 

Description: Document of agreement between Oren Johnson of Dodge County and the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road Company. Johnson agreed to pay $600 plus 8% annual int...

Photograph

Satterlee Clark

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Satterlee Clark. He was born in Washington, D.C., came to Wisconsin in April of 1829, and resided in Green Lake. In 1830, h...

Date: 1856-12 

Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...

Date: 1850 

Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. D.W. Brown of Ashland, Ohio was t...

Date: 1859 

Description: This 1859 map of Washington County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, landownership and acreages, cities and villages, roads,...

Date: 1851 

Description: Ink and pencil on paper. Shows plat of Delafield and local streets. Streets running left to right, top to bottom, are "Main Street 66 feet," "Wells Street...

Date: 1856 

Description: " . . . The first in their series was not an 'improvement' but a view of the Green Bay settlement, looking downstream. From a simulated rustic fence corner...

Photograph

Seymour Wilcox

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Seymour Wilcox. He was born in Madrid, St. Lawrence county, New York, on November 22, 1805. Wilcox came to Wisconsin in Jul...

Photograph

John Catlin

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Catlin. He was born in Orwell, Vermont in 1803, and settled at Mineral Point, Wisconsin, in May of 1836. Catlin moved...

Date: 1853-09 ca.

Description: This map shows streets, docks, warehouses, and piers near the harbor. The Manitowoc River and Lake Michigan are labeled. Depths are indicated by soundings...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A map showing rail lines in Wisconsin and the railroad land grants of the Superior & St. Croix Railroad in the present-day northwestern Wisconsin counties...

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