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Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.
Description: This plat map shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, and an old fort. The left margin reads: "Part of the Main Village of Prai...
Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.
Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.
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: 1850 ca.
Description: Portrait of inventor Obed Hussey (1782?-1860) as it appeared in W.T. Hutchinson's biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick. He is wearing an eye patch over his le...
Description: This map shows lots and streets and includes pencil manuscript notations on the front and certification statements on the reverse. The top left margin rea...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George O. Tiffany. He was born in Le Roy, New York, on July 2, 1814, and came to Wisconsin on May 20, 1836.
Description: A quarter section of a map of the City of Fond du Lac featuring the Empire Branch Plank Road.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Adna Wooster of Racine.
Description: This map of Wisconsin and Minnesota shows proposed railroads, copper mines, marshes, villages, mills, reefs, notes about shorelines, and references to mini...
Description: This map shows lots, lots appropriated for churches and schools, streets, parks, court house, and land to be appropriated for railroad depots. An inset map...
Description: This detailed map outlines mid and southern WI county boundaries in bright color, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Byron Kilbourn.
Description: This map shows plats with lots and block numbers of Madison. The far left corner features "University Ground" and some streets are labeled. Lake Monona is...
Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Wilson. He was born in Greenupsburg, Kentucky, on July 16, 1814. Wilson came to Wisconsin in May of 1833, and reside...
Description: Portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick as a young woman, wearing a lace collar.
Description: This map was created from a survey made in December 1855 and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, the lake shore, bridge wharfs, the basin, the...
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