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Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This map shows the proposed railways of the Tomah & Lake St. Croix Railroad (from Tomah to Hudson) and the St. Croix & Lake Superior Railroad (from Hudson...

Date: 1857 

Description: This manuscript map is ink and watercolor on tracing cloth and shows bridges, lots, and streets. Some of the lots are in pink ink. The left of the map incl...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on tracing cloth and shows lot numbers and dimensions, lots belonging to H. Wright (shown in red ink), selected buildings, and the...

Book or Pamphlet

Mining on Lake Superior

Date: 1855 

Description: "Ancient copper mining on Lake Superior."

Date: 1857 

Description: From Judge Smith Addition, 5th Ward, looking north, toward the city. Drawing is an elevated view of field and plank fence in foreground, road to the left a...

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.

Date: 1855 before

Description: Portrait of Madame Thérèse Schindler (1774-1855), an early resident of Mackinac Island.

Date: 1856 

Description: Wisconsin map illustrating the Mineral Point Railroad and its connections.

Date: 1851 

Description: Back side of direction sheet, featuring two illustrations of men using the machine in a field. The top illustration has the title: "This cut represents the...

Drawing

Oak Trees

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Pencil drawing of oak trees on in the oak savanna setting. The illustrated trees have dead branches but still sprout some live leaves.

Map or Atlas

Plan of Racine Harbor

Date: 1853-10 

Description: This map shows warehouses and proposed extensions of piers. Also included are notes on soundings and the proposed extensions. The upper right margin reads:...

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Colonel Thomas Stephens. He was born in Devonshire, England, in May of 1815. Stephens emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836, and...

Date: 1856 

Description: Political cartoon for Presidential Campaign that is Pro-Fremont, anti-Buchanan. John C. Fremont, Republican, and his wife Jessie Benton Fremont, are shown...

Photograph

Leonard W. Weeks

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Leonard W. Weeks. He was born in Caledonia County, Vermont, on November 18, 1805, and moved to Wisconsin in the spring of 1...

Photograph

Simeon Mills

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Simeon Mills.

Date: 1857 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. "Lith. of Ed. Mendel, Chicago." Shows townships and sections, rivers, roads, railroads, houses, flour mills, saw mills, furnaces...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly-tree covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses sit at the base of hills on either...

Date: 1854 after

Description: This map is mounted on cloth and shows lot and block numbers, streets, additions, and public squares. Also included is information on Trempealeau, an inset...

Book or Pamphlet

Webeno Songs

Date: 1851 

Description: Webeno Songs pictographs. Four rows of symbols including animals, human figures and plants.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

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