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Photograph

George H. Walker

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George H. Walker, who was born in Lynchburgh, Campbell County, Virginia, October 5th, 1812. He emigrated to Wisconsin in Oc...

Photograph

Charles G. Rodolph

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles G. Rodolph. He was born in Switzerland on November 15, 1818, and came to the Wisconsin Territory in May of 1834. He...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hofmann and his family had immigrated from the Rhine region to America in 1848, where they began to cultivate the farm. It was a struggle for the family be...

Photograph

Henry M. Barnes

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry M. Barnes. He was born in Bedford, New Hampshire, in 1818, and came to Wisconsin Territory in 1834.

Date: 1855 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by surveyor and by "John T. Perkins, by his attorney I.A. Lapham." Inscribed and signed certification...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Photograph

Henry L. Baird

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry L. Baird. He was born in Ireland and came to Wisconsin in July of 1824. Baird resided in Green Bay and was 45-years...

Painting

Nathaniel Ames

Date: 1859 

Description: Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.

Date: 1854 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Oryzopsis asperifolia or Mountain Rice (Rough-Leaved Rice Grass).

Date: 1858 

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

Date: 1857 

Description: Caption reads: "THE LOTS embraced in the proposed Addition, are situated in the Fourth Ward of the City of Milwaukee, about twenty minutes walk from Spring...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...

Painting

Portage

Date: 1855 

Description: Portage.

Date: 1859 

Description: South Pinckney Street as photographed by Fuller from the Wisconsin State Capitol roof. In the center are several wooden structures dating from Madison's e...

Photograph

Baptist Church

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Baptist church.

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mary La Follette and her four children, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Josephine, William, and Ellen (standing).

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:

"Friedrich Flersheim, who immigrated at the beginning of the '50's from Mecklenburg to Illinois, sold his farm and built for h...

Date: 1851 

Description: View of five soldiers in a dinghy, aside a dock, with another soldier standing on the dock. The fort is visible in the background, complete with the fortif...

Photograph

Byron Kilbourn

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Byron Kilbourn.

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