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Description: Menominee woman, Iwa-toke, "The Serpent," sister to Ke-wah-ten, "The North Wind."
Date: 1843 ca.
Description: John Tyler, 10th President of the United States, from 1841-1845. Tyler was the first Vice President to become President upon the death of a sitting Presid...
Description: Geological map of the mineral region around Lake Superior, including portions of Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois.
Description: Ke-wah-ten or "The North Wind," sister to Iwa-toke, "The Serpent."
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: A portrait of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, 1849-1850. Born in Virginia on November 24, 1784, Taylor died in office on July 9, 185...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...
Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.
Description: Studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln, from the original daguerreotype owned by his son, Robert T. Lincoln.
Description: A Menominee village as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited Green Bay area about 1838. The detailed, hand...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...
Date: 1846 ca.
Description: This plat map, which features the very early spelling of Wisconsin as "Wiskonsin", was created sometime between 1846 and 1854 and shows a canal and dam on...
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).
Description: A map of the Western rivers, a "travellers guide" exhibiting the Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio and Illinois Rivers with principal towns.
Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.
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: In 1849, northern Wisconsin was composed of huge sectional regions such as Chippewa, Portage, Brown and Crawford, whereas southern Wisconsin was constitute...
Description: A sixth plate Daguerreotype portrait of Van Swearingen Brady of Ohio, son of Captain Samuel Brady. The portrait is a front facing bust figure. The portrait...
Description: Wisconsin became the thirtieth state in 1848. Drawn that same year, this map shows township lines, roads, villages, mills, railroads, prairies, swamps, ca...
Description: A view across the river of several residences.
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...
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