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Date: 1896 

Description: This map shows 12 sections of bicycle road maps. Sections and number are in red, counties are in blue.

Date: 1889 

Description: Interior pages of the pamplet, with illustrations for the letter "H" and "I."


Superior as Hub

Date: 1890 

Description: Rand, McNally map of North America enhanced to show Superior as the center of a wheel. The image was used on the back of stationery from City Improvement C...

Date: 1891 

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

Date: 1899 

Description: This map shows parks, block numbers, Lake Michigan, and railroads. Relief is shown by contours. Also included is an explanation that lists how many miles o...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The Christian Keyser Preus family posed in the yard of the Spring Prairie parsonage with horse-drawn vehicles, and ducks. Behind them is a rural frame hous...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "St. Anthony Falls" photographed during the "Norwegian Lutheran Synod held at Minneapolis, Minn., 1875," as listed in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopi...

Date: 1846 

Description: Two pages of Samuel Marshall's 1846 diary, filled with daily entries.


John B. Du Bay

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of John B. Du Bay. He was born in Green Bay in 1810, and resided in Portage City. In the 1830's, he established a trading post nor...

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This photocopied maps shows land parcels, streets, the Fond du Lac River, Lake Winnebaygo, and blocks. Certification is seen in the left hand corner. The b...

Date: 1868 

Description: This 1868 birds-eye view depicts the buildings, streets, railroad, vegetation and topography of Columbus, Wisconsin. The high school, cemetery, railroad de...

Date: 1876-06 

Description: Studio portrait of Ernest Albert Garlington in uniform. He was a medal of honor winner.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A man carries a canoe on his shoulders while portaging through a thickly-wooded area.

Date: 1862 

Description: Cover of a British advertising brochure for "McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine, (of which 50,000 have now been made in the United States) with his new...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Employees of a McCormick dealership and family members standing in a pavilion with a display of McCormick farm machinery. A crowd is pressed up against the...

Date: 1883 

Description: Map of Italy with text in Italian.

Date: 1849-07-17 

Description: Pacific Springs, Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Magnus Swenson. He was a Norwegian immigrant who made his name in business and as an inventor. He served on the Wisconsin Capitol Buildi...

Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

Date: 1845 after

Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

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