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Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Samuel Hale. He was born in Oneida County, New York on September 13, 1800. He came to Wisconsin in May 26, 1836, and resi...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles G. Rodolph. He was born in Switzerland on November 15, 1818, and came to the Wisconsin Territory in May of 1834. He...
Description: Waist-up oval portrait Adeline Irwin (Mrs. William S.) Strong was the daughter of Robert Irwin. Her first husband, David Blish, died in the 1847 fire on th...
Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry M. Barnes. He was born in Bedford, New Hampshire, in 1818, and came to Wisconsin Territory in 1834.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."
Description: Quarter section of a map of the city of Fond du Lac featuring the Waupun Plank Road.
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...
Description: View of Portage including St. Mary's Church.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: A page from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper with two sketches and a narrative of the sinking of the sidewheeler passenger, Lady Elgin, i...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some landownership, roads, railroads, cemeteries, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. The map includes...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Julias Wooster of Racine.
Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Bushnell B. Cary.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Fox Potter. He was born in Augusta, Maine, on May 11, 1817. Potter came to Wisconsin in 1836 and resided in Potter's...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Blast furnace, also known as a Scotch hearth used in lead mining.
Description: Quarter section of a map of the city of Fond du Lac featuring an illustration of the Lewis House.
Description: Portrait of the family of Dr. Joseph Hobbins of Madison: Sarah Badger Jackson Hobbins holding her daughter Alice Russell Hobbins (1853-1926), Sarah Ellen H...
Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.
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