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Photograph

Men with Oxen

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.

Painting

Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856 

Description: Portrait.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: View of Manitowoc from the North side.

Date: 1856 

Description: This map with an ornamental border shows the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, road...

Date: 1858 

Description: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...

Date: 1857 

Description: This detailed map was drawn nearly a decade after Wisconsin entered statehood. It depicts the entire state, northern Illinois and part of the upper peninsu...

Date: 1853 before

Description: Poster advertising Chicago & Northwestern Railway featuring a map of the route, and an image of an eagle with a banner in its beak and an American flag.

Photograph

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...

Painting

James Robertson

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of James Robertson. Robertson was a contemporary of Daniel Boone and was active in the exploration of the State of...

Date: 1856 

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

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: 1858 

Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...

Drawing

City Hall

Date: 1859 

Description: City Hall in the background of a bustling street, with pedestrians, horses, carriages, and wagons.

Date: 1852 

Description: Hand-colored maps and a series of geological cross sections of the Mississippi River between the Falls of St. Anthony and the mouth of the Wisconsin River...

Date: 1855 

Description: Group portrait of men employed at Milwaukee & Watertown Railway.

Date: 1856 

Description: This map depicts the route of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad in Wisconsin. Other railroads in Wisconsin, northern Michigan, and northern Illinois wit...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn plat map of the area along the Pecatonica River in the Town of Cadiz, Green County, Wisconsin.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map is ink and pencil on tracing paper. The map shows plats of a western section of Madison. The lakes are labeled "Fourth Lake," "Third Lake" and "La...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. H√∂lzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...

Photograph

Actress as Indian

Date: 1857 

Description: Actress standing with crossed arms dressed in Indian headdress and wrap for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...

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