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Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and color on paper and mounted on cloth. The map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a railroad, and the Kickapoo River. Some lots are 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...

Date: 1856 

Description: Page from catalog for Atkins' Automaton, or self-raking reaper and mower. Features an illustration of a man using a team of two horses to pull the machiner...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, railroad depots, locks, bridges, dams, canals, U.S. light house, college grounds, a steam boat landing, and...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee.

Date: 1856 

Description: This map of shows the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, roads, and the Menomonee an...

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

Book or Pamphlet

Mining on Lake Superior

Date: 1855 

Description: "Ancient copper mining on Lake Superior."

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows the locations of ancient works in the state of Wisconsin. Lake Superior and Michigan are labeled. Counties, towns, and rivers are also label...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map depicts the route of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad in Wisconsin. Other railroads in Wisconsin, northern Michigan, and northern Illinois wit...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map showing portions of present-day Iron and Vilas counties north of the Manitowish River as part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The W...

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows streets, docks, warehouses, and piers near the harbor. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by soundings and isolines. Lake Mich...

Date: 1850 

Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.

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...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows the location of planned blocks and lot numbers, street names, and docks along the Fox River and canal.

Map or Atlas

Lower Prairie du Chien

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and includes certifications inscribed by Saml. T. [M?]ight, a civil engineer, Edward H. Brodhead, James H. Lockwood...

Date: 1852 

Description: This map shows township grid with survey progress, military posts, areas of Indian habitation, cession areas, and treaty lines. Shows the entire state of W...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map of of depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, roads, and the Menomon...

Magazine or Periodical

Douglas & Sherwood's Expansion Skirt

Date: 1858-05 

Description: An illustration in "Godey's Lady's Book" of a steel expansion skirt.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Drawn around 1855, this map shows the placement of railroad tracks in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois connecting Milwaukee, Prairie du Chien, Gale...

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