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Photograph

Josiah Ficklin

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype, Quarter-length portrait of Josiah Ficklin. Hand coloring on cheeks. Ficklin was from Lexington, Kentucky, and one of the defende...

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...

Date: 1854-04 

Description: Poster advertising an Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention at Young's Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 13th, 1854. The poster attempts to unite indivi...

Date: 1858 

Description: View of a Presbyterian church with a horse-drawn vehicle and multiple pedestrians in the foreground.

Date: 1859 

Description: Plat map of the Germantown Township.

Date: 1856 

Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.

Date: 1855 

Description: Part of George Harrison's "Map of the City of Madison," showing the development of the isthmus and the small size of the second Capitol (54' x 104') in com...

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...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows current and purposed railroad routes. Lake Michigan is on the far right, with Lake Superior visible at the top of the map. Routes are seen a...

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of George Walter Oakley as a child standing next to a cloth-covered table with his both his hands resting on top of it,...

Date: 1855 

Description: An illustration of an Indian prophet standing by his lodge, which has symbols drawn on and floating above it. Others are seated, watching him. Two persons...

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: 1855 

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

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.

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...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows the railroad routes and connection of the Mineral Point Railroad. Lake Michigan is on the far right, while Lake Superior is seen at the top...

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: 1854-07-19 

Description: This map shows the shore in 1844, 1850, and 1852, the length of and proposed additions to the pier. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by sou...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows property owners, a cemetery, farms, hotels, roads, a dike and on the back are additional notes. Notes...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," at the Winona, Minnesota levee between 1858 and 1866. A barge and railway cars are in the foreground.

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