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Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1855 ca.

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...

Date: 1858 

Description: View of the Fourth Street bridge with various buildings in the background.

Date: 1855-05-10 

Description: A poster advertising a $100 reward to be issued by Marcus Du Val for his runaway "servant" Matthew Turner. The poster includes a physical description of th...

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...

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,...

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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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The Pet Bird

Date: 1852-01 

Description: A colored engraving depicting a bird under a glass dome with flowers and plants on a decorative shelf.

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: 1859 

Description: Flyer and order form advertising McCormick's Reaper and Mower. Features the headline "15,000 sold in the last 4 years" under an illustration of the reaper...

Date: 1858 

Description: Commencement program of the University of Wisconsin, July 28, 1858.

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: 1857 

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...

Date: 1855-12-20 

Description: Letter confirming the purchase of two State of Maryland Lottery tickets by Mr. Charles A. Kingsley through the Chicago office of Pyfer & Co.

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: 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: 1856 

Description: Engravings of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates from the Democratic, Republican and Know Nothing parties for the Tuesday, November 4th, 185...

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...

Date: 1853 

Description: "Transporting the Wounded". Wood engraving from a drawing by Seth Eastman, from the Aboriginal Portfolio by Mary H. Eastman, 1853.

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