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Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved view of miners and hillside mines in the Lead Region.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Shows sections and acreages. Covers portions of the area now occupied by Marinette and the Town of Peshtigo, Marinette County. "Rec’d Sept. 24 with Sur. Ge...

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.

Date: 1859 

Description: Sheet music cover for the song "North Western Railway Polka." Images on the page include two trains, two soldiers, and a crowd in a ballroom.

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...

Map or Atlas

Plan of Racine Harbor

Date: 1853-10 

Description: This map shows warehouses and proposed extensions of piers. Also included are notes on soundings and the proposed extensions. The upper right margin reads:...

Book or Pamphlet

Wau-Bun Title Page

Date: 1856 

Description: Title page to Juliette Kinzie's Wau-Bun.

Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac Map 1/4

Date: 1857 

Description: A quarter section of a map of the city of Fond du Lac. This section features an illustration of Amory Hall and the Exchange Bank of Darling & Co.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a mill, the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad, the train depot, and the Kickapoo River. Included in the low...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Wisconsin Argus Advertisement

Date: 1851 

Description: Advertisment for the "Wisconsin Argus" newspaper published in Madison, Wisconsin by S.D. Carpenter and H.A. Tenney.

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...

Photograph

Actress as Indian

Date: 1857 

Description: A woman dressed in Indian headwrap with feather, wrapped in a blanket, for a performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...

Date: 1853 

Description: Group of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians in a long house (ciproke). Some of the men are displaying animal pelts. There is a bucket and a small barrel at the e...

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.

Date: 1855 

Description: This Wisconsin depicts counties, creeks, rivers, lakes, railroads completed, railroads in progress, common roads and the Menomonee Reservation.

Date: 1851 

Description: This map shows plats with lots and block numbers of Madison. The far left corner features "University Ground" and some streets are labeled. Lake Monona is...

Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

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...

Photograph

Ebenezer Childs

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Childs. He was born in the town of Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts on April 3, 1798. Childs arrived in Gr...

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