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Date: 1853 

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....

Date: 1855 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by surveyor and by "John T. Perkins, by his attorney I.A. Lapham." Inscribed and signed certification...

Date: 1853 

Description: Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Contains an illustration of the machine in use...

Date: 1857 

Description: Caption reads: "THE LOTS embraced in the proposed Addition, are situated in the Fourth Ward of the City of Milwaukee, about twenty minutes walk from Spring...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee.

Date: 1858-06 

Description: This map shows additions and subdivisions to Milwaukee, city wards, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. This map was engraved to accompany the city d...

Date: 1858 

Description: Wisconsin Stage Company Pass belonging to Reverend Kemper. The pass bear engravings of a train and a stage coach.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows current and purposed railroad routes. Lake Michigan is on the far right, with Lake Superior visible at the top of the map. Routes are seen a...

Photograph

Neighborhood House

Date: 1856-02-08 

Description: Among those attending a meeting at Neighborhood House, 768 West Washington Avenue, are R.W. Bardwell, left, and Chester Zmudzinski, director of the Madison...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Carroll College.

Photograph

George H. Walker

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George H. Walker, who was born in Lynchburgh, Campbell County, Virginia, October 5th, 1812. He emigrated to Wisconsin in Oc...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the Wisconsin State Capitol up State Street to Bascom Hall. There is a fence around the capitol grounds, and pedestrians are walking on...

Date: 1852 

Description: Group portrait of members of the La Pointe Band (now known as the Bad River La Pointe Band) of the Ojibwe Nation awaiting annuity payment at La Pointe. Non...

Photograph

William R. Smith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William R. Smith. He was born at the "Trappe," Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, in August of 1787. He came to Wisconsin in...

Date: 1859 

Description: 1859 Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad pass belonging to S.S. Merrill. Pass is signed by George Dunlap.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows the railroad routes and connection of the Mineral Point Railroad. Lake Michigan is on the far right, while Lake Superior is seen at the top...

Date: 1855-02 

Description: Engraved image from Harper's New Monthly Magazine showing people riding in a stagecoach pulled by two horses.

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Includes several testimonials from McCormick customers.

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the chapel at Ripon College. The bottom half of the structure is made of brick and contains long stained-glass windows. Above this is a wooden...

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