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Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mary La Follette and her four children, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Josephine, William, and Ellen (standing).

Date: 1857-07-17 

Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

Date: 1850 

Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a flower and large leaf. A verse is printed on the leaf. It reads "Vainly shall we list for voices, made by absence doubly dear,...

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...

Date: 1850 

Description: Kakabeka Falls, with men in the foreground facing the falls.

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:...

Date: 1857 

Description: A color-coded map of the Lake Superior region, including portions of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan.

Photograph

Daniel M. Parkison

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel M. Parkison. He was born in Carter County, Tennessee, on August 1, 1790. He came to Illinois in 1817 and to Wiscon...

Date: 1856-01 

Description: This map shows lots, lots appropriated for churches and schools, streets, parks, court house, and land to be appropriated for railroad depots. An inset map...

Photograph

Henry Merrell

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Merrell. He was born in Utica, New York, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1834. Merrell settled at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Lyman Draper (1815-1891), an American historical collector and librarian.

Date: 1851-12-01 

Description: Plat map of Wisconsin township 12, North, 9E.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Map reads: "Knapp, Stout & Co., William Carson, Henry Eaton, Amos Collum, William Wilson & C.S. Bundy Proprietors."Streets running horizontally begin at th...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

Photograph

Portage View

Date: 1856 

Description: View of Portage including St. Mary's Church.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...

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

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...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Black and white ink drawing of an old wooden well.

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