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Description: Detail from a lithograph vignette on a Map of the City of Madison of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, the first Capitol in Madison.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.
Description: This map shows the Manitowoc & Mississippi Railroad line along with other railroad lines in the Great Lakes Region. Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie a...
Description: This map depicts the township survey grid in Wisconsin and northern Michigan and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, rail...
Description: This ink and watercolor map is on tracing cloth and includes a handwritten statement from the office of the Chicago St. Paul and Fond du Lac Railroad Compa...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: This map of Sheboygan Harbor shows the river mouth and harbor, piers, wharfs, piles of old destroyed bridge wharfs, streets, and the lake shore from survey...
Description: This Wisconsin depicts counties, creeks, rivers, lakes, railroads completed, railroads in progress, common roads and the Menomonee Reservation.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of A.S. Bennett. He was born in Vermont on March 23, 1818, and came to Wisconsin on May 4, 1834.
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Elias Dean, an early Madison businessman, riding in a sleigh drawn by two horses with his wife Sarah Fairchild Dean and youn...
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: The David Atwood House at 204 South Wisconsin Avenue.
Description: Inset of an engraved portrait of Governor Coles Bashford.
Description: This map of Wisconsin and Minnesota shows proposed railroads, copper mines, marshes, villages, mills, reefs, notes about shorelines, and references to mini...
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: 1851 after
Description: A view of the chapel. Made of brick, the arched windows and flying buttresses lend the building a Gothic Revival look. All windows that are visible are sta...
Description: Portrait of Mary Ann Hall McCormick (1780-1853), wife of Robert McCormick (1780-1846). Mary Ann and Robert McCormick were the parents of inventor and indus...
Description: This map depicts the township survey grid in Wisconsin, Michigan, northern Illinois, eastern Iowa, and southeastern Minnesota. Counties, named towns, citie...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: At the beginning of his journey to America, Hölzlhuber passed through the English Channel and viewed the cliffs at Dover. "We passed Beachy Head, as this p...
Description: Map covers area between the cities of Janesville and Kenosha in Rock, Walworth, and Kenosha counties for railroad routes. Lakes and counties are labelled....
Description: Half plate daguerreotype, with view across water of the Oshkosh, Wisconsin harbor showing the bridge over the Fox River. Moored on the opposite shore are t...
Description: Waist-up portrait of Mary Elizabeth Mears, also known as Nellie Wildwood.
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