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Date: 1856-12 

Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, a plat of Bayfield, local streets, part of Lake Superior, part of Madeline Island, and part of Bass Island. La Point...

Date: 1855-06-30 

Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, land owners by name, local streets, railroads, churches, and part of the Rock River. The map is also indexed by church d...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber's first extensive excursion in Wisconsin was a walking tour from Madison to Prairie du Sac along the Wisconsin River. He lost his way along Lake...

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...

Date: 1858-10-31 

Description: Letter written both horizontally and vertically, from Catherine Steel of Genesee, Wisconsin to her sister-in-law Lilias.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This map shows the proposed railways of the Tomah & Lake St. Croix Railroad (from Tomah to Hudson) and the St. Croix & Lake Superior Railroad (from Hudson...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber located this farm at about three German miles from Stevens Point. The region's soil was quite fertile. A wooden dwelling house stood in the mids...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: A map of Wisconsin and northern Illinois, showing the railroad routes in these areas, specifically the Fox River Valley, Wisconsin Central and the Ontonago...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Black and white lithograph on paper. Title over image of minstrel company. Inserts of Lon and Billy Morris, left and right. Large image of man papering sto...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Map is pen and pencil on paper. The map shows roads, creeks, and the Chequamegon Bay. The map is undated and prepared sometime between the establishment of...

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: 1852-09 

Description: Engraved view of the collision of the Atlantic and the Ogdensburg on Lake Erie.

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.

Date: 1850 

Description: Mid and southern Wisconsin counties, city/town lines, lead mines, copper mines, streams, plank roads, and the Milwaukee and Mississippi Rail Roads.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and pictorially and shows plat of the town, wards, lots, land ownership by name, local roads, highways, railroads, pa...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Business with Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper took Hölzlhuber to New York, and from there he also visited Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washingt...

Date: 1855 

Description: Drawn seven years after Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties, cities, towns, rivers and lakes in the entire state. The map includes a c...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map with an ornamental border shows the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, road...

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