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Date: 1856 

Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.

Date: 1856 

Description: This map of the City of La Crosse is a plat of Pike & Co's Addition. The map shows street names, block and lot numbers, the South La Crosee River, and the...

Date: 1859 

Description: This hand-colored map shows township and range in pink, blue, yellow, and orange, land ownership, includes 16 city inset maps showing land ownership, and 5...

Date: 1856 

Description: Half plate ambrotype of an elevated view of Portage City, Wisconsin. The view encompasses a wooden Gothic Revival church and steeple on the right, with a d...

Date: 1850 

Description: Map showing Indian mounds and graves as well as ground cover types at Township 8, Range 22. There is an inset diagram of an effigy mound labeled "The Cross...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Mary La Follette and her four children, left to right, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Josephine, William, and (standing) El...

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: 1856 

Description: Engravings of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates from the Democratic, Republican and Know Nothing parties for the Tuesday, November 4th, 185...

Date: 1850 

Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.

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: 1858 ca.

Description: The fertillity of the soil in America and Canada, especially in Wisconsin, was the attraction for most European immigrants. The vast amount of land and the...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: On a very hot day in August 1858 H√∂lzlhuber visited the farm of Jack Smith, an Irishman who had immigrated to Canada eleven years previously with his wife...

Date: 1852 

Description: Map shows Wisconsin counties by color and includes rivers, lakes and some cities. This information is also given for eastern Minnesota and northern Illinoi...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee shoreline, and some of the nume...

Date: 1851 

Description: "Good Testimony, Read, Read!", a broadside issued by citizens of Milwaukee in support of the gubernatorial candidacy of the Whig candidate, Leonard J. Farw...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map of Racine County, Wisconsin, shows land ownership and acreages, the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads, sc...

Photograph

Darwin Clark

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Darwin Clark. He was born in Otsego County, New York, in 1812, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1836. Clark served as mayo...

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