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Date: 1838 after
Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1837-1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by Thomas Widley.
Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's Catalog of Plants Found in the vicinity of Milwaukee, Wisconsin Territory.
Description: A map diagram of Indian effigy mounds seven miles east of Blue Mounds in the Wisconsin Territory.
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: This map of the Wisconsin Territory, accompanied by the photostat of an article from the January 13, 1838, Wisconsin democrat, shows the area described as...
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...
Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1838 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.
Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.
Description: This manuscript map, drawn in pencil, shows the lakes and rivers in the area between Lake of the Woods in northern Minnesota, the Mississippi River on the...
Description: Valentine's Day card with an image of a child peering out of a metallic gold circle. Surrounding the child are dandelion flowers and leaves. The child is b...
Description: Map of the entire territories of Iowa and Wisconsin.
Description: This map is a development plat that shows street names, numbered blocks and lots, and small farm lot owners. Included on the right of the map is a large a...
Description: Naw-Kaw or Wood. Hand-colored lithograph from History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
Description: Pencil sketch of a building owned by the Rodolf family along a commercial street.
Description: A map of the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal from Fort Atkinson on the Rock River in the west to the city of Milwaukee and Lake Michig...
Description: A color map of the settled part of Wisconsin Territory in 1838, including an inset map of the "Entire Territory of Wisconsin as Established by Act of Congr...
Description: Wau-Baun-See, a hand-colored lithographic portrait of a Potawatamie Indian. This image from McKenney & Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes," (1849-1850)...
Description: Pencil sketch of buildings, including the Post Office.
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: 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...
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