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Date: 1853 before

Description: Poster advertising Chicago & Northwestern Railway featuring a map of the route, and an image of an eagle with a banner in its beak and an American flag.

Date: 1855 

Description: Group portrait of men employed at Milwaukee & Watertown Railway.

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...

Date: 1853 

Description: "Transporting the Wounded". Wood engraving from a drawing by Seth Eastman, from the Aboriginal Portfolio by Mary H. Eastman, 1853.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee shoreline, and some of the nume...

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved exterior view of a lead mining furnace. A man sits in a horse-drawn wagon at the left of the building.

Photograph

Andrew Dunn

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Andrew Dunn. He was born in Ireland and came to Wisconsin on June 26, 1833. Dunn resided in Portage City where, in 1843, he was...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1856 

Description: Fox River, with Doty Island to the right. From the painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas Stevenson, one of a series commissioned by Morgan L. Marti...

Date: 1852-03-31 

Description: Surveyors map showing the Root River and Lake Michigan.

Date: 1853-06 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, sold lots, streets, and the Mississippi River. Some lots are co...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Daguerreotype of Frederick Moessner wearing a fireman's hat for Madison Engine Co. No. 2. He was one of the original members of Madison Fire Company No. 2,...

Date: 1855 

Description: An illustration of an Indian prophet standing by his lodge, which has symbols drawn on and floating above it. Others are seated, watching him. Two persons...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Before Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson left the Fox Valley, Morgan L. Martin "commissioned them to paint a series of sketches of the 'improv...

Date: 1851 

Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.

Date: 1858 

Description: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...

Date: 1851 

Description: "Good Testimony, Read, Read!", a broadside issued by citizens of Milwaukee in support of the gubernatorial candidacy of the Whig candidate, Leonard J. Farw...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A Catholic seminary since 1854, the Salesianum was built by Dr. Salzmann, a Catholic missionary from Munzbach in upper Austria. A two-hour walk from the ci...

Photograph

Julias Wooster

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Julias Wooster of Racine.

Painting

Ramsay Crooks

Date: 1857 

Description: Portrait of Ramsay Crooks.

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