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Date: 1860 after

Description: The word "UNION" with a bow underneath. The letters of "UNION" are blue with white stars on top and red stripes on the bottom. The first "N" is backwards....

Date: 1860 after

Description: Image of a foppish, overdressed man. May be a caricature of Benjamin Disraeli, English statesman. Caption below reads, "The Man who conceived C.S.A.". Red...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The first high school erected in Palmyra, built about 1860.

Date: 1864-10-25 

Description: The 4th Wisconsin Cavalry's camp.

Photograph

Jairus Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild (1801-1862), the first mayor of the city Madison (1856). Fairchild was also the father of L...

Date: 1867 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Fond du Lac depicts street names and street layouts, houses, buildings, trees, and the Fond du Lac River. A reference key at the botto...

Date: 1867 

Description: A summer resort, situated on the banks of Fowler and La Belle Lakes, in the village of Oconomowoc, thirty miles from Milwaukee on the St. Paul R.R. Men sta...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Skull and Crossbones wearing a jester's cap with bells, J and D appear on the earflaps, probably referring to Jefferson Davis as a fool. On the crossbone...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map shows the region of southeastern Virginia which served as the setting for the Peninsular Campaign of 1862. A few battle sites are marked by crosse...

Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A giant goblet being hovered over by a skeleton. Inside the goblet is a dead soldier with a Confederate flag in his hand. The caption below reads, "SECESSI...

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) man standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, trousers, and boots, and is holding...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A blue border with white stars, each named for the states in the Union and the Confederacy. Inside on the right the word "UNION" appears, the top of the le...

Date: 1860 

Description: Pencil and ink on paper. "Showing the government meander line on the left bank of Rock River and the actual course of Rock River together with the several...

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...

Photograph

East Main Street

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Raymond & Jones Hardware visible at 112 Main Street.

Date: 1860-05-04 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer 'Milwaukee'. I had taken up my quarters in K cabin. I...

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