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Description: Engravings of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates from the Democratic, Republican and Know Nothing parties for the Tuesday, November 4th, 185...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.
Description: "Good Testimony, Read, Read!", a broadside issued by citizens of Milwaukee in support of the gubernatorial candidacy of the Whig candidate, Leonard J. Farw...
Description: Engraved view of miners and hillside mines in the Lead Region.
Description: One thousand dollar bond and unclipped coupons issued by the city of Madison in 1857. The bond was illustrated with a railroad train, perhaps to suggest t...
Description: Engraving of a man in a coat and hat feeding stalks into a thresher. The thresher is run by two horses on a treadmill at right. The grain is collected from...
Description: View of Michipicoton, Ontario on Lake Superior showing a village with log structures and tents. Fishing nets are depicted drying on poles.
Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.
Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.
Date: 1856 before
Description: An etching, labeled Conchology Plate III, depicts two large mollusks collected by members of the Perry expedition. They were described and named by physici...
Description: An engraving depicting a formally dressed family gathered around a Christmas tree, which is lit with candles.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.
Description: Back cover of an 1859 catalog advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machines. Features a drawing of an original McCormick reaper being used to harves...
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 ca.
Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...
Description: 1859 Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad pass belonging to S.S. Merrill. Pass is signed by George Dunlap.
Description: A Wisconsin State bank check in the amount of $12.00 written to Fredericka Lindenthald from Samuel Marshall.
Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. D.W. Brown of Ashland, Ohio was t...
Description: Advertisement for Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad Company. There is an engraving of a train and a list of the officers of the company.
Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.
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