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Drawing

Chicago in 1831

Date:  

Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Drawing

"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Date: 1947-12-13 

Description: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.

Drawing

Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...

Date: 1876 

Description: Drawing of a ship being loaded by Elmore & Kelly's Elevator on Fort Howard River looking north. A town and a train are in the background.

Date: 1896 

Description: View of W.E. Duncan's coal docks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The home of R.M. Scott.

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Date: 1885-08 

Description: Pencil on paper; wood clapboard house behind fallen fence with open gate. Three trees, small outbuilding with one-sided roof, a large tub and other equipm...

Date: 1885-08-24 

Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a fort with fortified walls and a flag flying from the fort. A river runs on the right of the image. A boat with sails floats on the river. Sold...

Drawing

Fort Howard

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Several men sculling a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.

Drawing

View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.

Date:  

Description: Detail from a drawing of a plan for the isthmus.

Date: 1873 

Description: Exterior view of the W.P. Storms residence with a horse-drawn wagon in front of it.

Date: 1858 

Description: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.

Date: 1873 

Description: D.L. Fairchild residence from the street, with a stagecoach and pedestrian in the foreground.

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.

Date: 1849-05-02 

Description: The ferry landing in Weston, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...

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