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Photograph

Gass, Captain John

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Captain John Gass, (1765-?). The portrait is waist-up, facing front but slightly to the left. He wears a vertically striped...

Date: 1855 

Description: Part of George Harrison's "Map of the City of Madison," showing the development of the isthmus and the small size of the second Capitol (54' x 104') in com...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is hand-colored and mounted on cloth and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, landownership, streets, railroads, selected buildings, fair g...

Photograph

Neely Gray

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Neely Gray. He was born in Brook County, Virginia, on February 25, 1810, and came to Wisconsin on April 4, 1835.

Photograph

View of Superior

Date: 1856 

Description: View of the city of Superior.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Oval-framed view from street of the corner bank building at 111 S. Hamilton Street, with houses on the left and right. The main business is Millers Bank In...

Photograph

Captain Chapman

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Captain Chapman.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows the railroad routes that lead to Milwaukee. Portions of Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois are visible. Lake Michigan is seen on the right, while...

Photograph

Michael De Perry

Date: 1854 

Description: Tintype of Michael De Perry and unidentified child.

Manuscript

Assembly Bill 175

Date: 1852 

Description: Assembly bill 175 which legalized the business of banking in Wisconsin.

Photograph

John T. Kingston

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John T. Kingston. He was born in St. Clair County, Illinois, on January 31, 1819. Kingston settled in Racine on December...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This bird's-eye-view map of Madison is looking north across Lake Monona. The map features two women and two men on a lookout. In the background couples are...

Date: 1858 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Laurits Esmark (1806-1884), Norwegian Zoologist. Esmark served as a professor of Zoology at Christiania University in...

Book or Pamphlet

Kitchen Garden Diagram

Date: 1858 

Description: Diagram drawing of a kitchen vegetable garden.

Date: 1856 

Description: This map show the surveyed southern part of state and includes "profile of the Milwaukee and Mississippi Rail Road." Counties are shown in pink, green, blu...

Date: 1858-06 

Description: This map shows additions and subdivisions to Milwaukee, city wards, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. This map was engraved to accompany the city d...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows the state of Wisconsin in 1856. Counties in existence at the time and the division of townships, railroads, both existing and proposed, and...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows township grids, existing settlements, Indian reservations, rivers, lakes, and treaty lines. A portion of Minnesota is visible. Lake Michigan...

Manuscript

Assembly Bill 175

Date: 1852 

Description: First page of Assembly Bill 175 approving the business of banking in Wisconsin.

Date: 1850 

Description: Pic Island on the north shore of Lake Superior.

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