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Date: 1850 ca.
Description: View of the Green Bay harbor and docks.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Mr. Klaner, who had just come from Elberfeld to Canada in 1858, purchased this farm and worked it with his wife and children. Initially they were plagued b...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Departing from Lake Winnebago, Hölzlhuber boarded the Plymouth, a high, narrow steamboat that was built specially for navigating the narrow and some...
Description: This map was created from a survey made in December 1855 and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, the lake shore, bridge wharfs, the basin, the...
Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...
Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...
Description: Assembly bill 175 which legalized the business of banking in Wisconsin.
Description: Illustration of the Washington, D.C. Delegation of Indians. Five Indians pose with a man in a beard and suit. From Benjamin Armstrong, "Early Life Among Th...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: This map shows the Fox River, Lake Winnebago, streets, and plats. Below the title reads: "N. F.&Co. will make surveys of lands and plat the same in the bes...
Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.
Description: In September 1859, by which time he was a regular contributor to Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper, Hölzlhuber took his first extensive trip to lower...
Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing paper and shows plat of city, local streets, block numbers, topography, several buildings, and includes an explan...
Description: View of a Presbyterian church with a horse-drawn vehicle and multiple pedestrians in the foreground.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The main deck of The Tuisco, showing groups of immigrant men, women, and a child in brightly colored clothing, conversing while standing below a ful...
Date: 1851 ca.
Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.
Description: First page of Assembly Bill 175 approving the business of banking in Wisconsin.
Description: Surveyors map showing the Root River and Lake Michigan.
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: Handwritten letter of Lucius Fairchild from the Madison Watercure detailing his experiences there.
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