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Map or Atlas

A New Map of Kentucky

Date: 1847 

Description: A color map of Kentucky with insets showing Lexington, the Falls of Ohio, and the Ohio River.

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

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...

Date: 1847 

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...

Date: 1847 

Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.

Date: 1847 

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...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1847 

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...

Date: 1847 

Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.

Date: 1847 

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...

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.

Book or Pamphlet

Camden Depot Sketch

Date: 1847-10-19 

Description: Sketch of the Camden Depot in a letter from John McRae to James Gadsdeg.

Date: 1847 

Description: Distant view of the early settlement of the town showing a strip of low-slung buildings in a barren expanse.

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1847 

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...

Date: 1847 

Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.

Date: 1847 

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.

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