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Date: 1836 

Description: A hand drawn map of the mouth of the Manitowoc River at Lake Michigan, showing depth of the water by contour lines. The included inset map shows the regio...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Shows street grid, sections in adjacent townships, routes of railroads and projected railroads, post offices, and creeks. Table of references identifies m...

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of John Catlin and his wife, seated, facing forward. He wears a suit, and she a dark dress with white collar, and plaid ribbon cr...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Advertisement card that reads: "The Kirby. It Mows! It Reaps! It Rakes!" Includes a photograph that has been pasted onto the card of a man using the Kirby.

Date: 1861-04-13 

Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.

Photograph

The Eyerley Family

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: F.D. Eyerley sits with his wife and his daughter on the front stoop of their home on West Johnson Street. They are reading from a book. A small, wicker roc...

Date: 1889 

Description: Madison City Hall, 2 West Mifflin Street built in 1857.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the exterior of the Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. There is a church building in the background on the left.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Mrs. Annie Schildhauer sitting indoors reading a book.

Map or Atlas

A New Map of Kentucky

Date: 1847 

Description: A color map of Kentucky with insets showing Lexington, the Falls of Ohio, and the Ohio River.

Drawing

Barometer Gauge

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A gauge part of a barometer.

Date: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Henry Parker Sartwell (1792-1867), American botanist.

Book or Pamphlet

Gathering Wild Rice

Date: 1884 

Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view from across street of men posed with farm and lawn equipment along the storefront of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership. Three...

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Date: 1821-08-18 

Description: Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near the Fox River to the Winne...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: First block of West Main Street. A portion of South Hamilton Street is at the right of the image. The original railroad causeway is at the upper right.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and pencil on paper and shows a profile of the Blue Mound and East Blue Mound.

Date: 1884 

Description: Front cover for the harvester and twine binder, with a color illustration in red and blue ink of various patterns, and a vase holding stalks of wheat.

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