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Date: 1858 ca.
Description: This map shows the proposed railways of the Tomah & Lake St. Croix Railroad (from Tomah to Hudson) and the St. Croix & Lake Superior Railroad (from Hudson...
Description: Elevated view from rooftops of what was known as Watertown Plank road, looking west from about North 35th Street. Several homes, and many open fields occup...
Date: 1837 before
Description: Image of a runaway slave with stick and satchel.
Description: Exterior view of the Gates Gallery, location for the first H.H. Bennett studio.
Date: 1851 ca.
Description: This manuscript map of the southern portion of the Town of Porterfield, Marinette County, Wisconsin, shows sections and land ownership. The Menominee River...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Appleton.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Piece of rope with one end tied in the form of a noose, depicting a skull. Caption below reads, "End of Secession". Blue ink, image on right side of envelo...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.
Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising the large amounts of hemlock bark in Northern Wisconsin. The image shows three men sitt...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...
Description: This map of La Crosse shows eighteen city wards in red, railroads, cemeteries, fair grounds, labeled streets, islands, and the Mississippi River. The left...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Theodatus Garlick (1805-1884), American surgeon and sculptor. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Garlick was one of th...
Description: Alma was platted and settled in 1855, on a narrow strip of land between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. Its location made it a popular shipping cent...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from the south lakeshore.
Description: Rebus from the National Temperance Advocate, 1884-1886 p.207.
Solution is: "What harm can there be in a glass of beer? None, my man, in one or two. 'Tis...
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt when she was still single and a teacher in Mason City, Iowa.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Chromolithographed card issued by the Woolson Spice Co. to present Christmas greetings to its customers. The card depicts children around a Christmas tree...
Description: Men posed in front of a livery barn and horse sales stable.
Description: Drawing of the plan for the layout of the Capitol Park, drawn by Cleveland who was a landscape architect from Chicago.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Design for the plan of the first and second floors, accepted through a competition. The museum space is at the far left.
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