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Photograph

Eleazer Williams

Date: 1858 before

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Eleazer Williams (circa 1788-1858). He faces slightly left and wears a dark suit with stand collar. Cheeks and lower lip hand tinted...

Date: 1852-06-24 

Description: Illustration of the Washington, D.C. Delegation of Indians. Five Indians pose with a man in a beard and suit. From Benjamin Armstrong, "Early Life Among Th...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Early view of the house built by Madison's first mayor, Jairus C. Fairchild, at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) at West Wilson S...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, landownership, buildings, railroads, roads, wards, points of interest, parks, and cemeteries. Also included are illu...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Portrait of Lucius Fairchild as a young man.

Photograph

J. Gillet Knapp

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of J. Gillet Knapp. He was born in New Lebanon, New York, on September 22, 1805. He came to Green Bay, Wisconsin, on November...

Photograph

Bridgeman House

Date: 1854 

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

Photograph

Leonard W. Weeks

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Leonard W. Weeks. He was born in Caledonia County, Vermont, on November 18, 1805, and moved to Wisconsin in the spring of 1...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of an oval-shaped pendant with a portrait of General Daniel Brodhead (October 1736-November 1809) of Pennsylvania. General Brodhe...

Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...

Drawing

Oak Trees

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Pencil drawing of oak trees on in the oak savanna setting. The illustrated trees have dead branches but still sprout some live leaves.

Date: 1858 

Description: A pencil sketch of the Jacob Miller home.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Map reads, "Map of Wisconsin". The map includes the counties, an inset of the city of Milwaukee, total population of each county and of the state. The scal...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of General William Irvine. The portrait shows General Irvine in his military uniform. General Irvine served as a...

Photograph

Moses Whiteside

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Moses Whiteside. He was born in Madison County, Illinois, on September 14, 1804, and came to Lafayette County, Wisconsin,...

Photograph

Alfred L. Castleman

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Alfred L. Castleman. He was born in Shelby County, Kentucky on December 17, 1808, and came to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows drainage, acreages, and timber in the area now part of the Town of Shanagolden. The map includes a survey table, a meanders table, and certi...

Date: 1855-11-15 

Description: The first, foldout page of Samuel Marshall's United States passport, which includes a physical description.

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.

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