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Date: 1858 

Description: This map of the entire state of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railro...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows the railroads in southern Wisconsin and their connections with points in Iowa and Illinois. An inset map shows rail connections between sout...

Date: 1856 

Description: This plat shows block and lot numbers and land reserved for a railroad and passenger depot. The map includes certifications and registration. Kilbourn City...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows the depth of the West Channel and the different types of minerals that make up the floor bed. The steamboat range station is labeled. A note...

Date: 1851 

Description: Plat map of the Town of Madison (Township 7N, Range 9E), from Volume 4, Federal Survey Plat Books.

Date: 1859 

Description: This map of the entire state of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railro...

Photograph

Bridgeman House

Date: 1854 

Description: View of the Bridgeman house with three adults and a child posed in front of it.

Photograph

Hugh McFarland

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Hugh McFarland. He was born in Plumbridge County, Tyrone, Ireland, on June 22, 1815. McFarland emigrated to Wisconsin in...

Photograph

Michael De Perry

Date: 1854 

Description: Tintype of Michael De Perry and unidentified child.

Date: 1858 

Description: Map of Martineau's Addition in the first ward of Milwaukee as well as buildings and location of adjacent additions with landowners names.

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: This map shows counties in pink, orange, green, and yellow. Lake Michigan and Lake Superior are labeled as well as rivers and some geographical features. M...

Date: 1857 

Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.

Date: 1858 

Description: Drawing of the exterior of the Shopiere Flouring Mill. Several men, some in a horse-drawn wagon are in front of the building.

Date: 1853 

Description: Page 586 of Reverend Frederic Baraga's "Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language".

Date: 1859 

Description: This map, which includes eastern Iowa and northern Illinois but omits the northern and northwestern tiers of counties in Wisconsin, shows the township surv...

Photograph

Elijah Swan

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A sixth plate daguerreotype of Elijah Swan. The subject is half length, facing front. He is holding a cane in his right hand, and an unidentified object i...

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...

Painting

Portage Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...

Photograph

Laura Smith

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Ninth plate daguerreotype of Laura Smith. Miss. Smith was the sister of Rosellah Bowman; she died of consumption in Athol, MA. The portrait is a half figur...

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...

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