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Date: 1853 

Description: Page 586 of Reverend Frederic Baraga's "Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language".

Date: 1852 

Description: On left side map reads: "Note by the lithographer on the Original Plat there is a Certificate of Record signed by Resister of Dane Co. also a Certificate o...

Photograph

Baptist Church

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Baptist church.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map with north oriented toward the lower left shows the United States North and South Piers. Lake shores from 1855, 1856, and 1857 are labeled. Depths...

Photograph

John Slothower

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Slothower. He was born in Pennsylvania and came to Wisconsin in 1836. He resided in Stevens Point, and was 45 years...

Painting

Ramsay Crooks

Date: 1857 

Description: Portrait of Ramsay Crooks.

Date: 1853 

Description: Southern two thirds of Wisconsin with county boundaries hand-colored in red. The map displays towns, railroads, plan roads and mines. The scale is ten mile...

Date: 1853-09 ca.

Description: This map shows streets, docks, warehouses, and piers near the harbor. The Manitowoc River and Lake Michigan are labeled. Depths are indicated by soundings...

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Augustus Prentiss. He was born in Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts on March 24, 1799. He came to Wiscon...

Photograph

School and Church

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.

Photograph

Samuel Brown

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Samuel Brown. He was born in Massachusetts on January 8, 1804, and came to Wisconsin in November of 1834. In late 1835, B...

Painting

Lyman C. Draper

Date: 1854 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This portrait of Draper shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at...

Date: 1858 

Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1853 

Description: Railroad map outlines mid and southern Wisconsin county boundaries in red, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper mines,...

Date: 1854 

Description: Register of the Deed Office filed by the land surveyor and lawyer Alfred Topliff. The document includes detailed listings of city blocks. In the right hand...

Date: 1854-07-19 

Description: This map shows the shore in 1844, 1850, and 1852, the length of and proposed additions to the pier. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by sou...

Photograph

Josiah A. Noonan

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Josiah A. Noonan. He was born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York. Noonan came to Wisconsin in November of 1836. H...

Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Body of water body in foreground with boaters, buildings on shore in background.

Date: 1851 

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...

Photograph

Pruecius Putnam

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Pruecius Putnam. He was born in Andover, Windsor County, Vermont, on September 25, 1813. Putnam came to Wisconsin on Novemb...

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