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Book or Pamphlet

James Expedition Map

Date: 1823-02 

Description: A map featuring the North American expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains led by Edwin James.

Date: 1862-02-18 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of trees around the shore of a lake from across a field.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Informal portrait of “Captain Boyd” seated in what appears to be an office.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Green Bay and Western Depot.

Date: 1896 

Description: Cover of a brochure in German for Wisconsin immmigration.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A stereograph showing spectators gathered behind the starter's cannon on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Boys posing in front of the Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. Proudfit was the vice president of First Na...

Date: 1898 

Description: View from frozen Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. Two ice...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukie

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows settlers houses and businesses, trails, and swamps. The relief is shown by hachures. The map includes illustrations of historical buildings...

Photograph

Band in the Country

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Eleven uniformed musicians holding their instruments stand in a semi-circle, with the two drummers seated with their drums. The band consists of 2 trombone...

Photograph

W.A. Oppel Grocery

Date: 1896 

Description: Grocers standing in front of the W.A. Oppel Grocery located at 116 East Main Street. The five men are standing on the sidewalk among bine and crates displa...

Date: 1875 

Description: This blue line print map shows completed and proposed dams, completed and proposed shore protections, and completed spurs. The map covers river between Lon...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Side view of a man, wearing a hat and a striped shirt, operating a McCormick grain binder in a field with trees in the background. The binder is being pull...

Date: 1892 

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites seated at his desk in his office at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Mish-sha-quat, or the Clear Sky, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (...

Photograph

Old Science Hall

Date: 1884 

Description: View from Bascom Hill towards the west facade of the original Science Hall building (1876-1884) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus after the fir...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows counties, lakes, railroads, and rivers. Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands are labeled. A table of railroad lines with mi...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Lithograph of the Empire Mower and Reaper; several other reaper manufacturers and models are identified in the illustration which appears above the text: “...

Date: 1878 

Description: A hand-colored, cloth mounted, sectional map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, showing the township grid, railroads, town...

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