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Photograph

Gettelman Brewery

Date: 1880 before

Description: The brewery was built by George Schweickhart after he came to the city in 1856. He purchased three acres of land on the then Watertown Plank road, now just...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of the Old Water Works on East Washington Avenue, from the Capitol Square.

Photograph

Edward Schildhauer

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer sitting at a desk and writing in a book.

Date: 1867 after

Description: 1868-1875. Founded by Dr. Joseph Salzman (featured in the vignette at left, teaching). Vignette, lower left, features St. Francis Seminary, founded in 185...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The Castleman log house, with a wooden wagon in front.

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: The Third Wisconsin State Capitol before the completion of the dome. After all four wings of the Third Capitol were completed, the second Capitol was demo...

Photograph

Savanah, GA No. 2

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river. Plate 50

Date: 1880 after

Description: A view of the facade and side of the Congregational Church, partially obscured by trees. The bell tower doubles as a clock tower.

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view over trees towards the west of Upper Campus at the University of Wisconsin. Washburn Observatory, with windmills behind it, is on the right n...

Photograph

Botkin House

Date: 1894-05 ca.

Description: The Botkin house at the corner of Fairchild Street and Washington Avenue.

Date: 1856 

Description: This plat shows block and lot numbers and land reserved for a railroad and passenger depot. The map includes certifications and registration. Kilbourn City...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows the railroads in southern Wisconsin and their connections with points in Iowa and Illinois. An inset map shows rail connections between sout...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Three men stand under the iconic mortar and pestle and striped awnings of E.A. Horn's Drugstore.

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A view from the 300 Block of State Street, looking east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1879 

Description: A map of Wisconsin as well as the southeastern most portions of Minnesota and Iowa and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan showing the township grids, railways...

Painting

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: City Hall at the intersection of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue and the Fuller Opera House on Mifflin Street. Snow on the ground. Both buildings were...

Date: 1861 

Description: This map shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Also included are inset maps o...

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