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Book or Pamphlet

Ojibwe Dictionary Title Page

Date: 1853 

Description: Title page of A Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language by Reverend Frederic Baraga.

Date: 1855 before

Description: Portrait of Madame Thérèse Schindler (1774-1855), an early resident of Mackinac Island.

Date: 1855-06-30 

Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.

Painting

Alanson Sweet

Date: 1856 

Description: Alanson Sweet -- "Migrated from Owasco, N.Y. in 1835, to Milwaukee; was a member of the Milwaukee Union for the protection of settlers on the public lands...

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map of Racine County, Wisconsin, shows land ownership and acreages, the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads, sc...

Date: 1858-10-31 

Description: Letter written both horizontally and vertically, from Catherine Steel of Genesee, Wisconsin to her sister-in-law Lilias.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murray’s addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...

Print

Ferry Street

Date: 1856 

Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Date: 1853 

Description: Page 586 of Reverend Frederic Baraga's "Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language".

Date: 1855 

Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...

Date: 1855-05-10 

Description: A poster advertising a $100 reward to be issued by Marcus Du Val for his runaway "servant" Matthew Turner. The poster includes a physical description of th...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Holzlhuber's first extensive excursion in Wisconsin was a walking tour from Madison to Prairie du Sac along the Wisconsin River. He lost his way along Lake...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Strang House, also called "Mormon house", where "King" Strang lived and died, and where he published the Voree Herald.

Date: 1856-06-20 ca.

Description: View from the depot of the Lakeshore Railroad to East Water Street. Holzlhuber travelled to Milwaukee to visit a family he knew from his teachings in Vienn...

Photograph

Col. John Johnston

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype, waist-up seated portrait of Col. John Johnston. Johnston is pictured here as an elderly man, however he is remembered in Wiscons...

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1859 

Description: Portrait of Cassius Fairchild of Madison, the eldest son of Jairus Fairchild, about 1859. At this time he assumed responsibility for a large part of the f...

Photograph

Dennis Murphy

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dennis Murphy. He was born in the County of Wexford, Ireland, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1827.

Date: 1858 

Description: Wisconsin Stage Company Pass belonging to Reverend Kemper. The pass bear engravings of a train and a stage coach.

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