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Date: 1849 ca.
Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.
Description: The first page of an essay entitled: "The Significance of the Frontier in American History."
Description: This map shows a cross-section of southern Wisconsin, highlighting the La Crosse Milwaukee Rail Road. Shows canals, railroads, plank and post roads, and to...
Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Jacob Gundlach. He was born in Kuhr Hessen, Germany, and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1832. In 1851, he became one of the first se...
Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: View, ca. 1873-1879, of Madison looking down Wisconsin Avenue toward the third Wisconsin Capitol, a view that suggests something of the ongoing importance...
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: This facsimile map shows counties, towns, and waterways in the state of Wisconsin. Portions of Iowa, Michigan, and Minnesota are seen. Lake Superior and Mi...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Spaulding. He was born in Bradford County, Pennsylvania on August 30, 1807. Spaulding came to Wisconsin in Novemb...
Description: This map displays the plan for claiming various settlement zones in the Prairie des Chiens area in 1820. It shows Fort Crawford and 87 confirmed and unconf...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Souvenir postcard showing a view of the Cutler house and Morris D. Cutler.
Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as McCormick, Ogden & Co. Features a small drawing of the r...
Date: 1893-10 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the rear elevation of the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Hugh McFarland. He was born in Plumbridge County, Tyrone, Ireland, on June 22, 1815. McFarland emigrated to Wisconsin in...
Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.
Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin published by P.C. Hale of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of four raftsmen shipping an oar in the Dells.
Description: Letter of introduction for Frank G. Lenz of Pittsburgh and his agent Robert Bruce to Secretary of Agriculture Jeremiah Rusk. The letter is on The Outing Co...
Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.
Description: This map shows the Manitowoc & Mississippi Railroad line along with other railroad lines in the Great Lakes Region. Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie a...
Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.
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