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Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Mary Louise Baker Lidgerwood Browne. Daughter of Charles Minton Baker of Lake Geneva. Taken in New York before her family jour...

Drawing

Bur Oaks

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Bur Oaks in the oak savanna setting, one graceful detailed tree in the center foreground.

Date: 1851-12-01 

Description: Plat map of Wisconsin township 12, North, 9E.

Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...

Date: 1853-01-29 

Description: Document of agreement between Oren Johnson of Dodge County and the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road Company. Johnson agreed to pay $600 plus 8% annual int...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of Four Legs Village at the outlet of Lake Winnebago. There are is a person in a canoe on the river and a large tree in the foreground. S...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter-length oval-framed portrait of John Bascom at the age of 28.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of city, land ownership by name, local streets, roads, and part of Willow River and Lake St. Croix. The map is indexed by additions a...

Manuscript

Election Results

Date: 1852 

Description: Canvass of the results for various village offices, April 6, 1852.

Date: 1852 

Description: Landscape featuring a rural city center with a prominent courthouse surrounded by fields and woods. Rolling erosion-softened mountains rise in the backgro...

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1859 

Description: Portrait of Cassius Fairchild of Madison, the eldest son of Jairus Fairchild, about 1859. At this time he assumed responsibility for a large part of the f...

Date: 1853-07-09 

Description: Legal title to Oren Johnson's mortgaged land in Dodge County. The La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road Company assessed the land for $1,500.

Photograph

Neely Gray

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Neely Gray. He was born in Brook County, Virginia, on February 25, 1810, and came to Wisconsin on April 4, 1835.

Photograph

James Jesse Strang

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length sitting portrait of James Strang.

Date: 1857 

Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.

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: 1855 

Description: This map shows counties, cities, rivers, canals, lakes, railroads, common roads, county towns, townships, villages, and post offices. The map includes part...

Date: 1854-07-19 

Description: This hand-colored map shows the North and South Pier, the North Pier Bridge, the present Channel, and the Channel to be dredged. Lake Michigan and a light...

Manuscript

Assembly Bill 175

Date: 1852 

Description: First page of Assembly Bill 175 approving the business of banking in Wisconsin.

Painting

Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856 

Description: Portrait.

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