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Date: 1863 ca.

Description: These detailed topographical maps of the Battle of Gettysburg show drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, fences, houses with names of residents, and a de...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family around fountain in fenced yard, with a boy on tricycle and family on steps of large frame house with parapet trim on porch and house roof. There are...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Two dog-sledges hauling supplies, with one also carrying a Mandan.

Date: 1891 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.

Date: 1863-10-24 

Description: Panoramic wood-engraving of a cattle fair in New Haven, after a sketch by H.C. Curtis. Caption reads, "Cattle Show and Agricultural Faib [sic] at Hamilton...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: East (King Street) wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol and the south wall of the Territorial Capitol (at the left) taken from the roof of the buildin...

Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Body of water body in foreground with boaters, buildings on shore in background.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A view up a garden path leads past family members to a bracket-style frame house with outbuildings.

Photograph

Gwyneth Roe

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of Gwyneth Roe, wife of Gilbert Roe, on which she has written "the year I went to Madison." Gilbert Roe was a law partner of Robert M. La...

Date: 1834 

Description: This map shows the locations of Indian tribes, and lands sold and ceded, as well as roads, forts, and rivers. Lands in the Great Plains are covered, and Ar...

Date: 1851 

Description: Map exhaustively marks the townships, County Towns and villages of Wisconsin. It also shows rivers, canals, railroads, and plank roads. Each county's popul...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Spectators watching a rowing shells race on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Cyrus McCormick, Jr. as a child.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family sits around a table with a stereoscope on it. An upright and wing frame house with a stone foundation is behind them. The woman has a large doll l...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of dirt road with houses along both sides, and wooden walkways and picket fences along the road.

Photograph

Pruecius Putnam

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Pruecius Putnam. He was born in Andover, Windsor County, Vermont, on September 25, 1813. Putnam came to Wisconsin on Novemb...

Date: 1821 ca.

Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Allen Adsit stands in the left foreground with a pitch fork and his father, Stephen Adsit, is seated to the right. On the left near the house are two grind...

Date: 1878 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, showing the railroads that are completed and in progress, counties,...

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