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Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel M. Parkison. He was born in Carter County, Tennessee, on August 1, 1790. He came to Illinois in 1817 and to Wiscon...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: A hand-drawn plat map of the area along the Pecatonica River in the Town of Cadiz, Green County, Wisconsin.
Description: Bird's-eye view of business district of Oshkosh, "drawn after nature" by the artist.
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...
Description: George W. Dawson, an African-American passenger from the steamer Central America swims to a piece of debris to which several men are clinging after...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Stephen D. Butts. He was born in Pennsylvania on August 14, 1815. Butts came to Wisconsin on July 8, 1836, and was one of...
Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by what was then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. Features an illustration of the reape...
Description: College at Racine.
Description: Body of water body in foreground with boaters, buildings on shore in background.
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Shows street grid, sections in adjacent townships, routes of railroads and projected railroads, post offices, and creeks. Table of references identifies m...
Description: Waist-up oval portrait Adeline Irwin (Mrs. William S.) Strong was the daughter of Robert Irwin. Her first husband, David Blish, died in the 1847 fire on th...
Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Headline over illustration of t...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: After a walking tour Holzlhuber stayed in Forest City to recuperate from the arduous hike. He stayed at the Hotel Victoria.
Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.
Description: Portrait of Mary La Follette and her four children, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Josephine, William, and Ellen (standing).
Description: This ink and watercolor map is on tracing cloth and includes a handwritten statement from the office of the Chicago St. Paul and Fond du Lac Railroad Compa...
Description: Shows acreages and swamps in a portion of Gordon township, Ashland County, Wis. Originally published as two maps. Township lines surveyed by A.C. Stuntz...
Description: Madison's Pinckney Street, with the Capitol Park in the foreground and Farwell's octagon house and Lake Monona in the distance. This view has been various...
Description: Plat map of the Town of Madison (Township 7N, Range 9E), from Volume 4, Federal Survey Plat Books.
Description: Quarter-length engraving portrait of Thomas Jefferson painted by G. Stuart and engraved by J.C. Buttre. From "The History of Democracy in the United States...
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