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J.S. Baker, Land Agent, Building

Date: 1855
Description: Quarter plate ambrotype of a brick structure, possibly in Green Bay, Wisconsin, housing the office of J.S. Baker, Land Agent. The building is three stories...
Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851
Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...
Book or Pamphlet

Farwell Real Estate Ad

Date: 1855
Description: Advertisment of Leonard J. Farwell from the 1855 Madison City Directory for the real estate property he had for sale. At the time Farwell was the largest...
Photograph

Per-Ola Land Co. Booth

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Description: Man standing in a booth promoting the Per-Ola Land Company. There are several Forest County grown grains and crops on display in the booth to show the boun...
Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map of Land Offices

Date: 1886
Description: Wisconsin map showing land offices, railroads completed, railroad land grants and Indian reservations.
Map or Atlas

Sawyer County Map

Date: 1909
Description: Map of Sawyer County with an advertisement for land sales through Fuley & Quail of Hayward, Wisconsin. There is a small inset map of railroads accessible i...
Print

Baldwin & Killen Lands and W.H. Killen & Co. Letterhead

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Description: Letterhead of Baldwin & Killen Lands and W.H. Killen & Company, dealers of farm, lumber, and mineral lands, from Appleton, Wisconsin, with an image on the...
Map or Atlas

Map of the State of Wisconsin

Date: 1896
Description: This hand-colored map shows counties, county seats, cities, towns, proposed and completed railroads, and U.S. Land Offices. Also included in the map are th...
Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin Land Grant for the Wisconsin Central Railroad

Date: 1896
Description: A map showing the Wisconsin Central Railroad lines in Wisconsin, northern Illinois, eastern Minnesota, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The area of the map...
Map or Atlas

Township Map of Wisconsin and Northern Michigan

Date: 1900
Description: A map of Wisconsin, eastern Minnesota and Iowa, northern Iowa, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, showing railway lines, with those marked with heavy red line...
Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin Showing the Wisconsin Central Railroad and the Lands Owned by John S. Owen Lumber Company

Date: 1900
Description: A map of Wisconsin, eastern Minnesota and Iowa, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, showing the rail lines of the Wisconsin Central Railroad are shown in red,...
Print

John J. Sherman Letterhead

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Description: Letterhead of John J. Sherman, a real estate broker and tax, title, collection, and passenger agent in Wausau, Wisconsin, with images of men felling trees...
Print

H.I. Bliss Letterhead

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Description: Letterhead of H.I. Bliss, a real estate agent, civil engineer, and county surveyor in La Crosse, Wisconsin. On the left a group of three men are surveying...
Map or Atlas

Sketch of the Public Surveys in the State of Wisconsin and Territory of Minnesota.

Date: 1864
Description: A hand-colored survey map of southeastern Minnesota and Wisconsin, showing the locations of railroads, land grant railroads, land offices, and the 6 and 15...
Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin Land Grant Limits

Date: 1881
Description: A brochure with a map of Wisconsin that also includes information (in English, German, Norwegian, and Swedish) pertaining to the state, such as its timber...
Map or Atlas

United States Land Grant to the Chicago & North-Western Railway Company

Date: 1888
Description: Map of northern Wisconsin showing the Chicago and North-Western Railway Company’s land grants within the counties of Forest, Florence, Langlade, Marinette,...
Document

M. Quinn Letterhead

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Description: Letterhead of M. Quinn, "Dealer in Pine Lands," with two men in front of a tent at a campsite, one of whom is cooking over a campfire and the other is sitt...
Map or Atlas

Diagrammatic Map Showing the Established Limits of Land Grants Made to Various Railroads in Wisconsin

Date: 1875
Description: This manuscript map shows the limits of the land grants made to railroads in northwestern Wisconsin along the corridor between Portage and Hudson, along th...
Map or Atlas

Marinette County Map

Date: 1896
Description: A map of Marinette County.
Map or Atlas

Map of Polk County Wisconsin

Date: 1911
Description: This map of Polk County, Wisconsin, from the early 20th century shows the land for sale by the Baker Land and Title Co. of Saint Croix Falls. The township...

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