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Description: "Lieutenant Foster's Camp preparing for the night contrabands with the Engineer, Dept. of the Army". Tents are in the background and men are loading horse-...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...

Date: 1873 

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

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of Sid, with a cigar in his mouth, riding a high wheel or boneshaker bicycle. Sid is riding the bicycle in a less efficient way as the seat he is s...

Date: 1857 

Description: John Tice and Alexander Grant helping George W. Dawson from a floating piece of debris into a lifeboat after the sinking of the steamer Central America<...

Date: 1971-05-13 

Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of two fisherman at night are sitting in a small motorboat on a lake. Large trout are looming over their heads with a full...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...

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Description: "An 'Imperial Scene' up the Tenn." (Tennessee River). A view from the rear of a man maneuvering a steamboat up the river using a steering wheel.

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Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of boats being towed by horses through the Erie Canal at Lockport Erie Canal at Lockport. The horses can be seen on a high towpath at right....

Date: 1948 

Description: Drawing depicting a horse-drawn carriage crossing a stone and log causeway built across a river.

Drawing

Threshing

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A preliminary sketch for the left panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel represents Wisconsin's political history....

Drawing

Bicycle Race

Date: 1886-09 

Description: Engraved image of a drawing by Henry Sandham showing six bicycle racers on a track with a large crowd of spectators in the stands and along the side of the...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Four children ride in the box of a horse-drawn sled along with four milk cans. The driver holds the reins of the two horses. One child is perched on a can....

Date: 1842 

Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...

Date: 1857 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a railroad employee standing on a handcar on railroad tracks painting the surface of a "tunnel" with a brush. Another man is looking at him with...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a man driving a locomotive on railroad tracks. A sign on the locomotive reads "1963," and on the side is: "D.C. Deering."

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