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Date: 1883 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the nine congressional districts, it also shows the counties, cities, railroads, rivers, and lakes in the state.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Samuel Davis Sturgis, father of Nina Dousman. Born July 11, 1822 and died July 28, 1889. Samuel Sturgis graduated from West Point in the class of 1846 and...

Date: 1865-04-11 

Description: Front of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commission f...

Drawing

USS "Seneca"

Date: 1861 

Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Stereoview from Spaight Street neighborhood looking toward Capitol and Bascom Hall.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Date: 1871-07-01 

Description: Railroad surveying party in camp somewhere north of Green Bay. The men were surveyors for the Chicago & Northwestern railroad extension.

Date: 1881 

Description: Lyman Copeland Draper, portrait.

Date: 1865-07-14 

Description: The second page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for car...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The word "UNION" with a bow underneath. The letters of "UNION" are blue with white stars on top and red stripes on the bottom. The first "N" is backwards....

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1853 

Description: Railroad map outlines mid and southern Wisconsin county boundaries in red, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper mines,...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Flags hang above a McCormick Harvesting Machine display at what is possibly the World's Columbian Exposition (The World's Fair of 1893). A painting of a bi...

Date: 1866 

Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. A cannon has fallen on the steep shoreline and waves are hitting the rocks. Plate 58

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map of Racine and Kenosha counties, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, roads, rail...

Date: 1862-06 

Description: First train crossing the Obion River, Tennessee, on the Ohio and Mobile Railroad on a bridge built by the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers. Watercolor by John Ga...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Calendar — June

Date: 1893 

Description: Calendar with the month of June, 1893. Features an illustration of a Buckeye Frameless Binder in a field. A man stands with a team of horses in the foregro...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: Three Schildhauer women, Mrs. Henry, Annie and Clara, stand in a wooded area. All three women wear elaborate hats, and Mrs. Henry holds an open umbrella.

Photograph

Newhall House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Drawing

Lain Residence

Date: 1878 

Description: View of the residence of Hon. Isaac Lain.

Date: 1892 

Description: Fourth page of calendar for July and August, 1892. Features an illustration of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting machine in a field...

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