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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...

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Description: "Building rafts, or pontoons, upon which to mount huge mortars — for use on the river. Scene at St. Louis." Men are building on a pontoon with lumber. Ther...

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...

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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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Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

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: 1886 

Description: Engraved image from a sketch by Theodore Davis showing four men bicycling.

Date: 1879 

Description: Lithograph of voyageurs making a portage from an article on "The Honorable Hudson Bay Company" from Harpers Monthly in 1879.

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Description: Illustration of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians gathering wild rice into a canoe.

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...

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

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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: 1948 

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

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: 1895-09 

Description: Full page, engraved advertisement for Andrae Cycles. Depicts men and women bicycling on a path in a bucolic setting, in addition to text promoting bicycles...

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Description: "Conveying Provisions over the Ozark Mountains to the Army at Springfield, MO." Men on horseback are riding along a trail carrying supplies.

Date: 1924 

Description: A hand-drawn cartoon in crayon entitled "Westward The Course Of Empire". It features Frederick Jackson Turner on a rocking horse with a sunset in the back...

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...

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Bicyclists

Date: 1948 

Description: Pencil drawing depicting a group of men and women bicycling on a dirt road in a rural, wooded area, probably in the 1880's. One man and woman are riding a...

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