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Date: 1854 

Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.

Date: 1853 

Description: Formal quarter-length daguerreotype portrait of Governor William Barstow.

Date: 1856 

Description: Portrait of James H. Lockwood.

Map or Atlas

Map of Dane County

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of Dane County.

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1859 

Description: Madison's Pinckney Street, with the Capitol Park in the foreground and Farwell's octagon house and Lake Monona in the distance. This view has been various...

Photograph

George Messersmith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George Messersmith. He was born in West Union, Ohio, in 1815. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and resided i...

Manuscript

Unpaid Bill

Date: 1857-11-18 

Description: Unpaid bill in the amount of $5,000, owed by Jairus Fairchild, President of Watertown and Madison Railroad, to Bank of the Republic.

Map or Atlas

Plat of Kekoskee

Date: 1857 

Description: Plat map of Kekoskee, Wisconsin. Kekoskee is a village in Dodge County, in the Beaver Dam metropolitan area. The community name derives from Indian term fo...

Date: 1859 

Description: The fairgrounds in Milwaukee, the year when Abraham Lincoln spoke. This fair grounds were located at the Brockway Grounds near Twelfth and Spring streets....

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.

Photograph

J.P. Dickson

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of J.P. Dickson. He was born in Danville, Caledonia county, Vermont. Dickson emigrated to Wisconsin on June 20th, 1836, and r...

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1859 

Description: This 1859 railroad map shows counties, cities, rivers and lakes in the entire state of Wisconsin. It includes an inset depicting the railroads in Milwaukee...

Date: 1856-01-17 

Description: Handbill announcing the Great Council Medal awarded to C.H. McCormick at London in 1851, "by the Exhibition of All Nations for the American Reaping Machine...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," at the Winona, Minnesota levee between 1858 and 1866. A barge and railway cars are in the foreground.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map of of depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, roads, and the Menomon...

Photograph

J. Gillet Knapp

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of J. Gillet Knapp. He was born in New Lebanon, New York, on September 22, 1805. He came to Green Bay, Wisconsin, on November...

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the chapel. Made of brick, the arched windows and flying buttresses lend the building a Gothic Revival look. All windows that are visible are sta...

Print

Little Falls

Date: 1853 

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.

Date: 1854 

Description: Drawing of the Porcupine Mountains on Lake Superior.

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