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Cha-co-to

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cha-co-to, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).

Date: 1862-08-10 

Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Springfield, Missouri. Other notes and locations include: "Lyon was killed instantly while heading his tr...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland, his wife Sophia, their five children and a large crowd are posed around and on the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard,...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Three women, two boys and a man are gathered around a table that has fruit on it. The man sits in an office chair. The frame house behind has a back-slante...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier on a horse appears on left, a military camp is seen in the background. To the right in fancy type: "Head Quarters, 2D REGT. WIS. CAVAL...

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of five men standing on a log and a plank of wood while another man chops at the log with an axe.

Photograph

Grignon House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the south side of Main Street.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of George B. Delaplaine (1814-1895), of Madison, Wisconsin. Delaplaine arrived in Madison in 1838 after having worked in...

Photograph

Kenosha Water Cure

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Kenosha water cure on the corner of N. Main and Grand Avenue. It was built in the 1840's for educational and religious purposes. It burned down in 1900...

Photograph

Hutson House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Hutson House, with people standing on its balcony and porch.

Map or Atlas

Map of Carver's Tract

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: This map of the Wisconsin Territory, accompanied by the photostat of an article from the January 13, 1838, Wisconsin democrat, shows the area described as...

Date: 1896 

Description: Section 11 of 12, this bicycle road map features Wisconsin bicycle routes in the counties of Vilas, Oneida, Forest, Florence, and Marinette.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Side view of a young man, wearing a wide brimmed hat, operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team of two horses.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass with her daughter Everetta on a chair in front of a curtain.

Date: 1898 

Description: Receipt for plants purchased by Nina Dousman from Oak Grove Green Houses for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Peter Selb, Ben Dietrich, J.A. Lockwood, Matt Dietrich, and John Downing pose around the hand engine of the volunteer fire department. All but Selb were ch...

Book or Pamphlet

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05-31 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the Commisary [sic] depot of Major-General Halleck's army at Hamburg Landing.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn carriage stuck in a rut on a muddy road near the Ohio River in Floyd County, Indiana. One man is holding the horse while another attempts to di...

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