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Description: This map displays the plan for claiming various settlement zones in the Prairie des Chiens area in 1820. It shows Fort Crawford and 87 confirmed and unconf...
Description: A map featuring the North American expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains led by Edwin James.
Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...
Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.
Description: In 1823 U.S. Army major Stephen H. Long led an expedition of scientific, trade, and military investigation up the Mississippi River and the Red River of th...
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: Increase Lapham drawings of Poa pratensis, Festuca duriuscula, Lolium prenne, Alopecurus pratensis, Anthoxanthum odoratum
Date: 1827 ca.
Description: Nah-shaw-a-gaa, or the White Dog's Son, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Gr...
Description: This map is pen-and-ink and served as the model for the lithograph produced in 1828 by C.B. Graham. Landowners are labeled as is the Mississippi River.
Description: Engraving of Fort Dearborn (center) and Kinzie Mansion (right) after Seth Eastman's original drawing in 1820 for the U. S. Army. Several people are visible...
Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink and shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, Fort Crawford, the town commons, and the Village of St....
Description: A page, headed with "Journal No. 1", of James Doty's journal of a trip with Cass, Schoolcraft, etc. to the sources of the Mississippi River.
Description: Letter from Benjamin Sillman to Increase Lapham requesting information about the canal around the rapids of the Ohio River for inclusion in The Journal...
Description: Engraving of the Pictured Rocks shoreline viewed from Lake Superior.
Description: Wash drawing of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Hollman, who were early settlers in Platteville, Wisconsin.
Description: Pe-Che-Co, Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Copied from a lithograph of James Otto Lewis, 1827.
Description: Third page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, an...
Description: Survey of Lake Superior including Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong on Rock Island, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Foreground shows a tree floating in the water.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a rig designed by Mr. Orange Dibble for removing rocks and other large debris from deep canal cuts.
Description: Portrait of the Chippewa Chief Shing-gaa-ba-w'sin (Figure'd Stone) drawn at the Treaty of Fond du Lac by J.O. Lewis.
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