• The Covarrubias America : A Decorative Map of the United States of America

    Covarrubias, Miguel

    This pictorial bird's-eye-view map shows the United States of America with parts of Canada and Mexico. Landscape, trade, industry, points of interest, people, and animals are depicted.

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • New Map of the State of Wisconsin

    Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868

    This map shows counties in pink, orange, green, and yellow. Lake Michigan and Lake Superior are labeled as well as rivers and some geographical features. Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois are la…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Wisconsin

    Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858

    This 1846 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 north and west. Roads, forts, cities and villages exi…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Civil War Commanders

    Walter, A. B

    Engraving of portraits of Civil War Union Army generals, clockwise from the top, P.H. Sheridan, D.D. Porter, W.S. Hancock, O.O. Howard, George G. Meade, W.T. Sherman, and U.S. Grant in the center.

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • William H. Seward

    Philada Photographic Co

    Vignetted carte-de-visite profile portrait of William H. Seward, Secretary of State under the Lincoln Administration.

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Ruins of Mount Zion Church

    Associated Press

    The Mt. Zion church burned down on June 17, 1964, prompting Freedom Summer volunteers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner to travel to view the remains. They were arrested for speeding…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Vermont, from Actual Survey

    Doolittle, Amos

    Map of Vermont showing counties, townships, cities, roads, mountains, lakes, and rivers. A forest and waterfall scene decorates the title cartouche in the lower right corner.

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • The State of Massachusetts

    Lewis, Samuel

    Map of Massachusetts showing counties, cities, roads, islands (including Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard), mountains, hills, lakes, and rivers. Two small engraved trees labeled "station trees" appear…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Vaccination of the Indians : report of the number and position of the Indians vaccinated on the exploratory expedition to the sources of the Mississip…

    Houghton, Douglass (1810-1845)

    In 1832, 22-year-old Dr. Douglass Houghton was instructed to try to vaccinate the Lake Superior Ojibwe against smallpox. As part of his work, Houghton asked the Ojibwe about the history of smallpox ou…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Philip Sheridan

    Philad Photographic Co

    Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Major-General Philip Henry Sheridan.

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • P.G.T. Beauregard

    Earles' Galleries & Looking Glass Ware

    Three-quarter length portrait of Confederate General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregrad.

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • The Province of Maine: From the Best Authorities

    Lewis, Samuel

    Map of Maine, showing a few cities, harbors, hills, mountains, lakes, and rivers. A road runs from Pownalboro south to Portsmouth harbor, and the boundary line between the United States and British te…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Wisconsin

    Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) 1792-1868

    In 1847, a year before Wisconsin entered statehood, most of the county shapes in southeastern and southern Wisconsin looked the same as they do today, whereas middle and northern Wisconsin were still…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • A Map of the United States: Compiled Chiefly from the State Maps and Other Authentic Information

    Lewis, Samuel

    Heavily detailed and rare map of the United States. The map features the states, territories, cities, towns, forts, mines, mountains, swamps, lakes, and rivers. A few annotations, offering brief descr…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Connecticut, from the Best Authorities

    Doolittle, Amos

    Map of Connecticut showing counties, townships, cities, roads, islands, swamps, hills, mountains, lakes, rivers, reefs, and numerous other geographical and topographical features. A small key sits in…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • New map of the state of Wisconsin

    Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) 1792-1868

    This map, which was probably published in 1854, shows portions of present-day Iron and Vilas counties north of the Manitowish River as part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Wisconsin counties i…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • New map of the State of Wisconsin

    Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) 1792-1868

    This 1852 map shows Wisconsin counties by color and includes rivers, lakes and some cities. This information is also given for eastern Minnesota and northern Illinois. The map differs from later editi…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Bayfield, Lake Superior. Early history, situation, harbor, &c., ocean commerce, mineral & agricultural resources, rail roads, stage roads, &c., lumber…

    Seeking to lure immigrants, settlers, and businessmen, many town promoters produced guides extolling the virtues and advantages possible for those who came to a particular area. Northern Wisconsin rem…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • The United States of America

    Barker, W. (William)

    Map of the United Sates, showing the borders between the states and territories, a few cities, mountains, portages, waterfalls, lakes, and rivers. Tennessee and Kentucky are labeled, Vermont does not…

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Jefferson Davis

    Earles' Galleries & Looking Glass Ware

    Three-quarter length portrait of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America, in Union uniform.

    View Full Item  in Wisconsin Historical Society
12Next