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Description: Letter confirming the purchase of two State of Maryland Lottery tickets by Mr. Charles A. Kingsley through the Chicago office of Pyfer & Co.
Description: [... through northern United States from New York to Minnesota]. Lithography by T. Sinclair. From Perrault papers, Lucien S. Hanks, donor.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Roblin. He was born in England, County of Cromwell, Parish of Comburn on August 7, 1814. He came to Wisconsin in Ju...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Noah Phelps. He was born in Lewis County, New York, on May 21, 1808. Phelps came to Wisconsin on May 1, 1833, and resided...
Date: 1851 after
Description: A view of a campus green space at Ripon College. A commemorative stone marker stands in the foreground with text that reads, "Rendezvous 1st Wis. Cav. Aug...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Lithograph of a map drawn to indicate a mine on land owned by Mineral Point Mining Co. in the lead region of southwestern Wisconsin.
Description: In 1854, proposed counties in northern Wisconsin included Douglas, La Pointe, Polk, Chippewa, Dunn, St. Croix, Pierce and Clark. This map shows the propose...
Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Jacob Gundlach. He was born in Kuhr Hessen, Germany, and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1832. In 1851, he became one of the first se...
Date: 1851 ca.
Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.
Date: 1857-07-26 ca.
Description: At the opening of the railway, the locomotive 'Grand Rapids' was manned by the railroad personnel of the main plant in Hamilton. At the the head was Mr. Mu...
Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...
Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...
Description: Cover of Freemasons' Monthly Magazine, Vol. X, No. VI. Highly decorated with scrollwork and Freemason symbols.
Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.
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...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Hugh McFarland. He was born in Plumbridge County, Tyrone, Ireland, on June 22, 1815. McFarland emigrated to Wisconsin in...
Description: Hobart church, built in 1839.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Pruecius Putnam. He was born in Andover, Windsor County, Vermont, on September 25, 1813. Putnam came to Wisconsin on Novemb...
Description: Body of water body in foreground with boaters, buildings on shore in background.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a trolley railway car." Julius Movius,...
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