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Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing paper and shows township lines surveyed by Mullett and Brink, subdivision lines surveyed by A.G. Ellis, and part...
Description: Multicolor map illustrates the development of states and territories in the Old Northwest. Wisconsin was on the frontier of settlement when this map was pu...
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: 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: This map of Wisconsin Territory was compiled by public surveys in 1835; it is limited to modern-day southern Wisconsin. Included are two insets – one of th...
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: An illustration from the book Das Illustrirte Mississippithal of the Battle of Bad Axe being fought on the river.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Máto-Tópe, a Mandan chief.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827). Fought for the Americans and...
Description: Horse racing of Sioux Indians near Fort Pierre. Three Sioux Indians on horseback in foreground and Fort Pierre in distance.
Description: This manuscript map of Dane County, Wisconsin, from the first half of the 19th century shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages bot...
Description: Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to...
Date: 1837 ca.
Description: Map of the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal.
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: Postcard reproduction of an oil painting of Fort Winnebago, which was built in 1827 by Major William Whistler and a detachment of the First Infantry.
Description: Plat map of Milwaukee. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on paper. Certifications on back side signed by several early settlers, as well as a justice of the peace...
Description: Herd of Bison, on the Upper Missouri River.
Description: Fort Clark, on the Missouri River, February 1834.
Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa, a Minatarre, or Big-bellied Indian. He holds a large pipe.
Description: Page from the handwritten index to Lapham's Notes and accounts of canals, particularly the Ohio Canal near Portsmouth, 1830-1832.
Description: This hand-colored manuscript map shows the township and section grid in southeastern Wisconsin, covering the area west to Sugar River and Four Lakes region...
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