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Description: Distant view of the early settlement of the town showing a strip of low-slung buildings in a barren expanse.
Description: A color map of Kentucky with insets showing Lexington, the Falls of Ohio, and the Ohio River.
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Description: 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, wher...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...
Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.
Description: A geological, hand-colored map of Wisconsin north and west of the Wisconsin River, as well as portions of eastern Minnesota and Iowa from the Mississippi t...
Description: This map identifies surveyed areas of the Upper Peninsula and shows lakes, rivers, and islands in portions of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and upper Can...
Description: An unhappy looking bride is seated in a chair looking out the window as another woman sits on the floor holding her hand. A third woman looks on angrily.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.
Description: Shows parts of northeastern Iowa County, northwestern Dane County, and the extreme southern part of Sauk County "shewing the position of the British Temper...
Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.
Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.
Description: A hand-colored map that shows the area south and east of the Wisconsin and Fox rivers, as well as a few landmarks just north of that area. The township gr...
Description: Sketch of the Camden Depot in a letter from John McRae to James Gadsdeg.
Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...
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