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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...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber received a request from the German theater director Henry Börnstein in St. Louis, Missouri, to purchase his theater sets and music. Accordingly,...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows the Manitowoc River, Lake Michigan, streets, and buildings. Relief is shown by hachures and soundings are in feet and decimals of a foot. Th...

Map or Atlas

Plat of Madison

Date: 1854 

Description: Madison Plat Map.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber felt his most interesting experiences in America were his interactions with southern slavery. "My sketch here shows a negro family as I saw them...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of Wisconsin, showing railway routes throughout the state as well as the names of the counties, townships, and cities in the state. The inset of the m...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows the depth of the West Channel and the different types of minerals that make up the floor bed. The steamboat range station is labeled. A note...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: On an excursion to the South in November 1859, Hölzlhuber made the three-day trip on the steamboat Planet from St. Louis to New Orleans. In the harb...

Date: 1855 

Description: Drawn three years before Minnesota entered statehood, this map shows Minnesota Territory and the western part of Wisconsin. The map shows county lines, riv...

Date: 1854 

Description: Brightly-colored map exhaustively marks the townships, County Towns and villages of Wisconsin. It also shows rivers, canals, railroads, and plank roads. Ea...

Photograph

John Brady

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of John Brady of Virginia, son of Captain Samuel Brady. Half-length, facing front with torso turned slightly to right.

Photograph

Augustus A. Bird

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Augustus A. Bird. He was born in Reading, Windsor County, Vermont and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836. He and his family w...

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and unclipped coupons issued by the city of Madison in 1857. The bond was illustrated with a railroad train, perhaps to suggest t...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This map shows the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, and railroads and proposed railroads in W...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map by Increase Lapham shows the Penokee Iron Range in Ashland and Iron counties, Wisconsin. Part of the Gogebic Range, the Penokees extend from an ar...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell Real Estate Ad

Date: 1855 

Description: Advertisment of Leonard J. Farwell from the 1855 Madison City Directory for the real estate property he had for sale. At the time Farwell was the largest...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows the entire state and part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It depicts creeks, rivers, lakes, railroads completed, railroads in progress,...

Date: 1851 

Description: Advertisement for Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad Company. There is an engraving of a train and a list of the officers of the company.

Date: 1853 

Description: Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Contains an illustration of the machine in use...

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