Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any blue box in the "You have selected" section above. Click on the white "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: This map is pen, ink, and pencil on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, mills, forts, hospitals, and parts of Devil River and Fox River.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Waa-pa-laa, or the Playing Fox, the Prince of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Prairie du Chien (1825).
Description: Published in James Smith Buck's, "Pioneer History of Milwaukee". Lake Michigan is on the right, with three rivers that combine at different points and reac...
Description: Drawing on a faint grid with Lake Michigan on the right, and the rivers on the left. Labeled is an Indian Village, J. Veiu, S. Juneau, and P. Juneau. Alo...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 1-9). Various landscapes and rock formations.
Description: Waa-ba-shaw, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).
Date: 1836 ca.
Description: This is a cadastral map and shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city on the banks of the Rock River. Also shown are two public squares and som...
Description: A public notice of a meeting that nominated Hon. James Duane Doty for Delegate to Congress for this Territory. Other names on document; Hon. Gilbert Knapp,...
Description: This map shows settlers houses and businesses, trails, and swamps. The relief is shown by hachures. The map includes illustrations of historical buildings...
Description: Compiled from the latest authorities. Published by Hinman and Dutton.
Description: Exterior of the Eben Peck cabin.
Date: 1836 after
Description: This early to mid-19th century map shows the township and range system, sections, landownership, furnaces, lead mines, copper mines, and roads in the vicin...
Description: Engraving entitled "Tomb of Washington--Mount Vernon".
Description: Offering of the Mandan Indians, showing human and animal skulls.
Description: Map shows rivers, creeks, roads, trails, mills, and town of Madison. Includes significant manuscript annotations; Sheet 1 is watercolor on lithographed ma...
Description: Mandan Indian standing before an idol.
Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...
Date: 1838 after
Description: Territorial seal of Wisconsin. Shows a farmer in the foreground plowing behind horses, a Native American apparently heading west, a river steamboat and a l...
Description: Full-length illustration of Henry Dodge in frontiersman attire. He is holding a hat, a gun, and has a sword on his belt.
Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa, a Minatarre, or Big-bellied Indian. He holds a large pipe.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706