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Description: In 1849, northern Wisconsin was composed of huge sectional regions such as Chippewa, Portage, Brown and Crawford, whereas southern Wisconsin was constitute...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Office of the State Board of Control, Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions in the third Wisconsin State Capitol.
Description: Elevated view of the steamboat "Golden Era," which did service during the Civil War, docked near buildings. It was sold to Michael Purcell of New Orleans i...
Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph, showing the visitors' gallery, the oversize brackets that supported it, and the ornamentation of the gallery. As...
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Water street, before the fire of the 1880's, from the corner of Fifth avenue, looking east with storefronts and fire engine house.
Date: 1872-07-10 ca.
Description: A certificate admitting Colonel George E. Bryant to become a member of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: This map shows the railroad routes and connection of the Mineral Point Railroad. Lake Michigan is on the far right, while Lake Superior is seen at the top...
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: This map is ink, color, and pencil on paper and shows streets, farm lots, and a church. Hand written notes appear at the bottom of the map and are very li...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Men repairing docked, damaged ship.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Marshfield, with one vignette.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View from road of the Buena Vista House. There is a utility pole in front with many wires attached. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R....
Date: 1872 after
Description: A group of men use a team of four horses to transport logs across snow-covered ground on a sled. Trees stand in the background.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Portrait of inventor Obed Hussey (1782?-1860) as it appeared in W.T. Hutchinson's biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick. He is wearing an eye patch over his le...
Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...
Description: Company I, 7th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, at Upton's Hill near Germantown, Virginia. The 7th was one of three Wisconsin regiments that was par...
Description: Destruction of Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Description: Outdoor family portrait of Mary Turvill McConnell, Elizabeth Turvill Wood, and Jessie Turvill Thwaites. They are sitting on a porch in front of windows wit...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Presbyterian church (old church).
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