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Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Mary La Follette and her four children, left to right, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Josephine, William, and (standing) El...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and color on paper and mounted on cloth. The map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a railroad, and the Kickapoo River. Some lots are c...

Date: 1856 

Description: Page from catalog for Atkins' Automaton, or self-raking reaper and mower. Features an illustration of a man using a team of two horses to pull the machiner...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Business with Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper took H√∂lzlhuber to New York, and from there he also visited Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washingt...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee.

Photograph

Inside Fort Howard

Date: 1853 after

Description: Stereograph of the interior of Fort Howard after its decommissioning in 1853.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Black and white ink drawing of an old wooden well.

Date: 1854 

Description: An illustration of a nun/nurse carrying a pitcher in the sick ward of Charity Hospital. Patients lay in rows of beds along the walls.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: At the opening of the railway between Grandhaven and Grand Rapids, Michigan on July 26, 1857, the locomotive Grand Rapids was manned by the railroad...

Photograph

The U.S. Hotel

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: The U.S. Hotel was constructed in 1852 by Hugh Phillips to be used for mercentile purposes, but later transformed into the hotel.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows drainage, state boundaries, county boundaries, rivers, lakes, township lines, cities, and towns. The Milwaukee & Horicon Road road is indica...

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows streets, docks, warehouses, and piers near the harbor. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by soundings and isolines. Lake Mich...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a hand-car," H√∂lzlhuber wrote. Julius Movius, the General Agent fo...

Photograph

Samuel Hale

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Samuel Hale. He was born in Oneida County, New York on September 13, 1800. He came to Wisconsin in May 26, 1836, and resi...

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: This manuscript map of the southern portion of the Town of Porterfield, Marinette County, Wisconsin, shows sections and land ownership. The Menominee River...

Date: 1851 

Description: First page of the Hand Book to Wisconsin.

Painting

William Hall

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of General William Hall of Tennessee.

Map or Atlas

Lower Prairie du Chien

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and includes certifications inscribed by Saml. T. [M?]ight, a civil engineer, Edward H. Brodhead, James H. Lockwood...

Date: 1859 

Description: Sheet music cover for the song "North Western Railway Polka." Images on the page include two trains, two soldiers, and a crowd in a ballroom.

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