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Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...
Description: First page of a document handwritten by Thomas Marshall.
Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes immobilized by snow (Plate 15). "In this plate is illustrated the mode alluded to in the preceding page, of the Indi...
Description: Concluding page of document handwritten by Thomas Marshall, which includes his signature.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Map shows 1840’s homes with owner names, a Native American cemetery, and other points of interest. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented...
Description: Menominee woman, Iwa-toke, "The Serpent," sister to Ke-wah-ten, "The North Wind."
Description: Buffalo wounded by spear or arrow in the snow (Plate 16)."The reader has here, a striking illustration of the deadly effects of the Indian's arrow, and als...
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...
Description: This map is paint and ink on board with relief shown pictorially. The map was planned by Alfred Ames, drawn by one daughter and painted by another daughter...
Description: Engraving depicting the defeat of Black Hawk by General Henry Atkinson at the Battle of Bad Axe on August 2, 1832. The engraving depicts Federal Regulars a...
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: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
Description: Oil portrait of John W. Quinney (1797-1855).
Description: Ke-wah-ten or "The North Wind," sister to Iwa-toke, "The Serpent."
Description: The Red Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes trapped in snow (Plate 17). "In this view the reader is introduced to the optimum of dreariness and severity which t...
Description: Cathedral Rock in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: The Cornelia Vedder house. Described as the house "where George Winnie, a conductor on the Milwaukee and Prairie du Chien Railroad, stayed at the end of hi...
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