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Book or Pamphlet

Symbolic Petition of the Chippewa Chiefs

Date: 1851
Description: This image was copied by artist Seth Eastman in 1849 and printed in Henry Rowe Schoolcraft's The History of the Indian Tribes of the United States, Hist...
Photograph

Fort Howard

Date: 1851
Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard rowing a boat on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of...
Drawing

Wisconsin State Capitol (Second) Sketch

Date: 1851
Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.
Poster

Advertising Handbill for Hatch and Whitely

Date: 1851
Description: Advertising handbill for reapers designed by A.J. Cook and manufactured by Hatch and Whitely of Springfield in Clark County, Ohio.
Map or Atlas

Madison Township, Dane County, Wisconsin

Date: 1851
Description: Plat map of the Town of Madison (Township 7N, Range 9E), from Volume 4, Federal Survey Plat Books.
Book or Pamphlet

Pictographs On Lake Superior And Carp River

Date: 1851
Description: Pictographs on Lake Superior and Carp River, Mich. Six rows of animals, canoes, birds, human figures, and other symbols.
Photograph

Fort Howard and Soldiers in a Boat

Date: 1851
Description: View of five soldiers rowing in a boat, beside a dock, with another soldier standing on the dock. The fort is visible in the background, complete with the...
Drawing

Fort Howard

Date: 1851
Description: Several men rowing in a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.
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,...
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Wisconsin Argus Advertisement

Date: 1851
Description: Advertisment for the "Wisconsin Argus" newspaper published in Madison, Wisconsin by S.D. Carpenter and H.A. Tenney.
Print

Farwell Broadside

Date: 1851
Description: "Good Testimony, Read, Read!", a broadside issued by citizens of Milwaukee in support of the gubernatorial candidacy of the Whig candidate, Leonard J. Farw...
Print

McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper Broadsheet

Date: 1851
Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is dri...
Print

McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper

Date: 1851
Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...
Photograph

School and Church

Date: 1851
Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.
Map or Atlas

Railroad and Steamboat Map of Lake Superior

Date: 1851
Description: Map of the Lake Superior region showing the railroad and steamboat connection.
Photograph

George Walter Oakley

Date: 1851
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of George Walter Oakley as a child standing next to a cloth-covered table with his both his hands resting on top of it,...
Book or Pamphlet

The Emigrant's Hand Book and Guide To Wisconsin

Date: 1851
Description: First page of the Hand Book to Wisconsin.
Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota

Date: 1851
Description: Owen Geological Map of Wisconsin.
Print

Milwaukee & Mississippi Rail Road Advertisement

Date: 1851
Description: Advertisement for Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad Company. There is an engraving of a train and a list of the officers of the company.
Photograph

Chapel, Ripon College

Date: 1851
Description: A view of the chapel at Ripon College. The roof has a central bell tower and a smaller, secondary tower to the right.

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