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Description: Color illustration of Abraham Lincoln riding a horse behind a wagon as children look on. There is a locomotive in the background.
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...
Description: Illustration of a man driving a horse-drawn wagon out of burning woodland.
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...
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: date unknown
Description: A pencil drawing of men building a road with wooden planks.
Date: 1874-01 ca.
Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.
Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.
Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.
Description: "Conveying Provisions over the Ozark Mountains to the Army at Springfield, MO." Men on horseback are riding along a trail carrying supplies.
Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.
Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.
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....
Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...
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-...
Description: Perspective drawing of the buildings at the Hayward Indian School. There is a man in a boat in the right foreground and an empty boat in the left foregroun...
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.
Description: Locomotive with coal car and one passenger car passing through rural landscape. People wave from a log cabin and a horse-drawn vehicle in the background an...
Description: A view of Bascom Hill including Bascom Hall, North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Woodman Astronomical Library from t...
Description: Drawing of a flatboat, possibly a part of the fur trade, navigating the Mississippi River. The flatboat is carrying barrels of unidentified goods, and ther...
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