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Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter plate Ambrotype of a brick structure, possibly in Green Bay, Wisconsin, housing the office of J.S. Baker, Land Agent. The building is three stories...

Date: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center. The first, a double lock around which the village of C...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, landownership, buildings, railroads, roads, wards, points of interest, parks, and cemeteries. Also included are illu...

Date: 1856 

Description: Handwritten letter of Lucius Fairchild from the Madison Watercure detailing his experiences there.

Date: 1857 

Description: Certificate signed by La Fayette Kellogg admitting George E. Bryant to practice law before the Supreme Court of Wisconsin. The certificate bears the seal...

Date: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center . . . [One of them] is Little Chute, one of the pleasan...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Map reads, "Map of Wisconsin". The map includes the counties, an inset of the city of Milwaukee, total population of each county and of the state. The scal...

Date: 1857 

Description: Inset of an engraved portrait of Governor William Barstow.

Drawing

Farm and Trees

Date: 1852 

Description: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of an early locomotive that the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad rebuilt to run on the M.& M. R.R. line (which was later absorbed into the Chicag...

Photograph

Actress as Indian

Date: 1857 

Description: Actress standing with crossed arms dressed in Indian headdress and wrap for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...

Photograph

John Bannister

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Bannister. He was born in Franklin County, Massachusetts on July 10, 1810. Bannister moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin on...

Photograph

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...

Photograph

Wade House

Date: 1858 

Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1859 

Description: Portrait of Cassius Fairchild of Madison, the eldest son of Jairus Fairchild, about 1859. At this time he assumed responsibility for a large part of the f...

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: This manuscript map shows the portage of the Wisconsin and Fox rivers at Fort Winnebago, the course of the Fox River in Columbia and Marquette counties, an...

Date: 1857 

Description: Inset of an engraved portrait of Governor Coles Bashford.

Date: 1852 

Description: Group of birch [?] trees on a knoll.

Date: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center....The third, another rural river scene, whose composit...

Photograph

Satterlee Clark

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Satterlee Clark. He was born in Washington, D.C., came to Wisconsin in April of 1829, and resided in Green Lake. In 1830, h...

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