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Plat of Kekoskee

Date: 1857 

Description: Plat map of Kekoskee, Wisconsin. Kekoskee is a village in Dodge County, in the Beaver Dam metropolitan area. The community name derives from Indian term fo...

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill for Kirby's American Harvester, a combined reaper and mower. The advertisement features two line drawings of the machine in use, as a reaper and...

Photograph

Daniel Baxter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel Baxter. He was born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and came to Wisconsin in 1836.

Photograph

Walter B. Gage

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Walter B. Gage. He was born on September 24, 1815, in Otsego County, New York. Gage came to Michigan in 1824, and to Wisc...

Date: 1859 

Description: Back cover of an 1859 catalog advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machines. Features a drawing of an original McCormick reaper being used to harves...

Date: 1859-12-30 

Description: Printed invitation from the Dane Cavalry militia company in Atwood's Hall.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Receipt issued by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to Frederick Smith for a contribution of ten cents from the Sabbath School of the...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This house was located amongst the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians, and is where Holzlhuber took shelter one night after he and his large group danced with the f...

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill for W.K. Miller's Iron Harvester, a combined reaper and mower manufactured by C.M. Russell & Company. Features three line drawings of machines.

Print

The Pet Bird

Date: 1852-01 

Description: A colored engraving depicting a bird under a glass dome with flowers and plants on a decorative shelf.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map show city plats including the name and number of the plats as well as some land ownership. Some of the plats have manuscript annotations outlined...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows rural landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, selected buildings, roads, railroads, and public squares. The map is indexed for t...

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...

Photograph

Holt's Mill

Date: 1856 after

Description: Large piles of logs waiting to be processed into lumber sit next to the Oconto River at Holt's Landing. In the background stand what appear to be piles of...

Date: 1855-02 

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

Drawing

Lutheran Church

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of the first Norwegian Church built in Gjerpen, organized October 4, 1850. Gjerpen was one of the earliest Norwegian settlements in Wisconsin

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...

Photograph

View of Superior

Date: 1856 

Description: View of the city of Superior.

Painting

Sarah F. Conover

Date: 1856 

Description: Painted portrait of Mrs. Sarah F. Conover.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Cover page of a Manny & Co. advertising circular featuring two illustrations of men using Manny's reaper and mower. The top illustration shows the reaper a...

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