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Date: 1857 ca.
Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...
Description: Title page to Juliette Kinzie's Wau-Bun.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: New Glarus from an early lithograph.
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: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Simeon Mills.
Description: Pastoral scene depicting a small bay on the Island of St. Ignace in Lake Superior with canoes on the rocky beach, two men conversing on a blanket in the fo...
Description: Portrait of Iometah.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...
Description: This map of Brohead shows land and lot ownerships by name and color, as well as roads, and railroads.
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,...
Description: This 1855 map of Winnebago County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, cities, villages, and post offices, roads, and lakes and streams.
Date: 1853 after
Description: Stereograph of the interior of Fort Howard after its decommissioning in 1853.
Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.
Description: Engravings of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates from the Democratic, Republican and Know Nothing parties for the Tuesday, November 4th, 185...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Solomon Juneau. He was born in Lower Canada on August 9th, 1793, Juneau came to Michigan (then), now Wisconsin, in Septembe...
Description: This map shows bay and harbor soundings, the Milwaukee River, and select buildings. Depths are shown by soundings and relief is shown by hachures. The top...
Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.
Date: 1854 before
Description: Sarah Goodnow married early Madison settler Darwin Clark in 1848 and died in Madison in 1854. Her sister Sophia was married to Madison pharmacist Philo Du...
Description: An actor dressed as an army officer, holding a saber, for the performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears...
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