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Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Date: 1852 

Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.

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Ferry Street

Date: 1856 

Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.

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Little Falls

Date: 1853 

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.

Date: 1850 

Description: View of Michipicoton, Ontario on Lake Superior showing a village with log structures and tents. Fishing nets are depicted drying on poles.

Date: 1853 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Includes an illustration of the ma...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Handbill for the Eagle Mower and Reaper distributed by A.G. Mott, general agent for Maryland. Includes the text "the best grass and grain harvester in use....

Date: 1851 

Description: Map of a portion of Merton including the Bark River, a mill, Fort Hill, and Indian mounds.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...

Date: 1858 

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: 1856 

Description: Democratic Presidential ticket for that party's slate in Dane County, Wisconsin. Although Buchanan was victorious in the national election, in Wisconsin,...

Date: 1854 before

Description: Exterior view of a First Congregational Church.

Date: 1854 

Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.

Date: 1859 

Description: The fairgrounds in Milwaukee, the year when Abraham Lincoln spoke. This fair grounds were located at the Brockway Grounds near Twelfth and Spring streets....

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...

Date: 1852 

Description: Proof sheets of five and ten dollars bills of the Wisconsin Bank of Madison. Among other illustrations, the notes include an engraving of Leonard J. Farwel...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: The Grignon block house, "where the first Mass was said."

Date: 1855 

Description: An illustration of an Indian prophet standing by his lodge, which has symbols drawn on and floating above it. Others are seated, watching him. Two persons...

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Notice!!

Date: 1859-11-08 

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...

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...

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