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Fort Howard

Date: 1851 

Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard canoeing on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of forts...

Date: 1854 

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

Date: 1858-11-04 ca.

Description: After receiving a request from the German theatre director in St. Louis, Missouri, Holzlhuber took leave from his teaching at the German-English Academy to...

Photograph

Nelson R. Norton

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Nelson R. Norton. He was born in Hampton, Washington County, New York, on November 8, 1809. Norton came to Chicago on Novem...

Photograph

Ebenezer Brigham

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...

Book or Pamphlet

Quercus Acutidens

Date: 1857 

Description: A drawing of a quercus acutidens plant.

Photograph

Josiah A. Noonan

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Josiah A. Noonan. He was born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York. Noonan came to Wisconsin in November of 1836. H...

Date: 1859 

Description: A drawing of the private Haskell University that was operating during the 1850's. The drawing was done by a student, Mrs. L. Campbell who spelled the name...

Date: 1859-08-14 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "My most interesting experiences during my stay in America from 1856 to 1860 had to do with the fact that slavery was still ram...

Photograph

The U.S. Hotel

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: The U.S. Hotel was constructed in 1852 by Hugh Phillips to be used for mercentile purposes, but later transformed into the hotel.

Photograph

Obed Hussey

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...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian Tribes of the United States, ed. Francis S. Drake, 1884. From the earlier editio...

Photograph

Henry Roblin

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Roblin. He was born in England, County of Cromwell, Parish of Comburn on August 7, 1814. He came to Wisconsin in Ju...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows city wards, streets, block and lot numbers, cemeteries, buildings, landownership, forests, railroads, a race course, quarries, and orchards....

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Cave City, Kentucky, Holzlhuber took a stagecoach to visit Mammoth Cave two miles away. In the background is seen the Mammoth Cave Hotel, where he sta...

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the back of Ingraham Hall at Ripon College. The primary material used is brick, although the foundation and basement are stone. The back entran...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.

Photograph

Seymour Wilcox

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Seymour Wilcox. He was born in Madrid, St. Lawrence county, New York, on November 22, 1805. Wilcox came to Wisconsin in Jul...

Date: 1858 

Description: An ink on paper map of Milwaukee County and the eastern portion of Waukesha County that shows the townships of Oak Creek, Franklin, Greenfield, Wauwatosa,...

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