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Milwaukee Public School Rules

Date: 1846
Description: "Rules to be observed by the pupils of public schools of Milwaukee."
Book or Pamphlet

Title Page of Wisconsin: Geography and Topography

Date: 1846
Description: Title page of the book "Wisconsin: Geography and Topography".
Manuscript

Samuel Marshall's Diary Pages

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

Saint Clara Academy

Date: 1846
Description: A view of the college and surrounding green space at Saint Clara Academy. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has g...
Map or Atlas

Early Wisconsin Counties and Tribes

Date: 1846
Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin shows the counties in the state south and east of the Wisconsin and Fox rivers and the locations of Indian lands to the nor...
Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1846
Description: Drawn two years before Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties and towns that existed at the time, as well as known rivers and lakes. By 1...
Map or Atlas

Sketch of the Public Surveys in Wisconsin Territory

Date: 1846
Description: A map of Wisconsin and a portion of Minnesota that show the township surveys in progress in portions of the Saint Croix River region and in central Wiscons...
Map or Atlas

Wisconsin, a sectional map with the most recent surveys

Date: 1846
Description: This map shows the counties and towns in existence at the time as well as lead and copper mines
Map or Atlas

Prairieville Village Wisconsin

Date: 1846
Description: This map of Prairieville, later renamed Waukesha, is ink and pencil on paper and shows the Fox River, a plat of village, and lot owners.
Map or Atlas

Burnett, Dodge County, Wisconsin Territory

Date: 1846
Description: This map is paint and ink on board with relief shown pictorially. The map was planned by Alfred Ames, drawn by one daughter and painted by another daughter...
Photograph

Betsy Smith with Daughter Laura and Son George

Date: 1846
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Betsy H. Smith, left, with her daughter, Laura, right,and son, George. The three are the mother, sister and brother of Rosella...
Map or Atlas

Winnebago Rapids, Winnebago County, Wiskonsin

Date: 1846
Description: This plat map, which features the very early spelling of Wisconsin as "Wiskonsin," was created sometime between 1846 and 1854 and shows a canal and dam on...
Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names and includes the manuscript annotations: "From the Lapham collection" --...
Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...
Map or Atlas

Map of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin & Iowa : With the Indian Country West of the Mississippi

Date: 1846
Description: This map shows rivers, lakes, and towns in states west of the Mississippi River. Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and Green Bay are labeled. Some areas are ou...
Map or Atlas

Sketch of the Public Surveys in Wisconsin Territory

Date: 1846
Description: This map shows the plotting of the various townships in Wisconsin, both those that had been surveyed and some outlines for those which have not. A note in...
Photograph

Jacob Porter Norton

Date: 1846
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Jacob Porter Norton (1793-1846). Quarter-length portrait, facing slightly right. Norton is wearing a suit, bow tie, and stand...
Photograph

First Church in Sauk — Prairie Region — 1846 — Fr. Inama Founder

Date: 1846
Description: A wooden building enclosed by a fence. Caption on rear of photograph reads: First Church In Sauk-Prairie-Roxbury Region - 1846. Reproduction of an early ph...

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