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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...
Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.
Description: Poster advertising an Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention at Young's Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 13th, 1854. The poster attempts to unite indivi...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...
Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.
Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features illustrations of the machine in use in the field and alone....
Date: 1852 ca.
Description: Printed petition addressed to Governor Leonard J. Farwell concerning the lack of qualifications of the present state Emigrant Agent and their desire for th...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with a center image of a woman and a cherub leaning on an ornamental stone wall. A column with an ornate top appears to the right. The...
Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...
Description: Wisconsin Stage Company Pass belonging to Reverend Kemper. The pass bear engravings of a train and a stage coach.
Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: A portrait of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, 1853-1857. Pierce was born on November 23, 1804 in Hillsboro, New Hampshire and died O...
Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.
Description: The Grignon block house, "where the first Mass was said."
Date: 1855-01-07 ca.
Description: Sketch of the defeat of General Braddock during an ambush in the French and Indian War.
Description: Lithograph showing the projected plan for the memorial. Monument is on top of a hill, looking out over the city, with a fenced off park area. Seven people...
Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.
Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.
Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.
Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...
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