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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...
Description: An actor in an Indian headdress and jewelry for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears and presented...
Description: Map exhaustively marks the townships, County Towns and villages of Wisconsin. It also shows rivers, canals, railroads, and plank roads. Each county's popul...
Description: This 1858 map shows mine shafts, lead veins, and topography on the property of the New Diggings and Shullsburg Mining Company in Section 5 of Township 1 N....
Description: Advertisement for Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad. Features a woodcut of a train near the top of the page.
Description: Map shows Wisconsin counties by color and includes rivers, lakes and some cities. This information is also given for eastern Minnesota and northern Illinoi...
Description: A drawing of a quercus acutidens plant.
Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...
Description: A woman dressed in Indian headwrap with feather, wrapped in a blanket, for a performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...
Description: Poster advertising an Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention at Young's Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 13th, 1854. The poster attempts to unite indivi...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Engraved illustration from an advertising booklet for Manny's Patent Adjustable reaper and mower. The page features two images of men operating the reaper...
Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: The U.S. Hotel was constructed in 1852 by Hugh Phillips to be used for mercentile purposes, but later transformed into the hotel.
Description: City Hall in the background of a bustling street, with pedestrians, horses, carriages, and wagons.
Description: View of the first Norwegian Church built in Gjerpen, organized October 4, 1850. Gjerpen was one of the earliest Norwegian settlements in Wisconsin
Description: Black and white ink drawing of an old wooden well.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: An original pencil sketch by banker and real estate developer Napoleon B. Van Slyke, possibly for his residence erected in 1859 at 510 North Carroll Street...
Date: 1851 ca.
Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.
Description: Copy of ambrotype made by W.H. Pearson in Macomb, Illinois. Taken five days after the first debate with Senator Stephen A. Douglas at Ottawa, Illinois. Lin...
Description: Quarter section of a map of the city of Fond du Lac featuring an illustration of the Lewis House.
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