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Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.
Date: 1849-06-13 ca.
Description: Wagon train crossing the South Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: Illustration of Chippewa and Sioux Indians battling each other at the Brule River. Wood engraving from Armstrong, "Early Life Among The Indians".
Description: Chimney Rock in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...
Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.
Description: Music for the song "Caledonian March" as notated on a letter written by Thomas Steel to his sister Lilly Steel.
Description: The Buttes, Wyoming and Sweetwater River; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the O...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: The old Indian agent's house.
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: The vast prairies in Missouri; an oxen-pulled wagon is visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trai...
Description: First page of a document handwritten by Thomas Marshall.
Description: Foldout map of southern Wisconsin.
Description: The Ferry at Green River in Wyoming; a single wagon is crossing the river. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...
Date: 1849-06-21 ca.
Description: Hills along the (South) Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known...
Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.
Description: This map shows a line of proposed construction for defending the north side of the canal against inundation from the Wisconsin River and location of Fort W...
Description: Map of Aztalan drawn by Increase Lapham.
Description: This hand-colored map shows the township and section grid in southeastern Wisconsin, covering the area west to Sugar River and Four Lakes region and north...
Description: A drawing by Thomas Steel of his farm property contained in a letter Steel wrote to his father James Steel.
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: This map of Township number 24 North, Range 21 East is pen and ink on paper. The map also shows part of Township Number 23 North, Range Number 21 East. The...
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