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Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...
Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...
Description: D.L. Fairchild residence from the street, with a stagecoach and pedestrian in the foreground.
Description: Color illustration of Abraham Lincoln riding a horse behind a wagon as children look on. There is a locomotive in the background.
Description: People engaged in various activities along the bank of the Mississippi River. There are both men and women and a horse next to the river edge. Trees are cu...
Description: "Comisary [sic] Steamer — Pittsburgh Landing." Steamboat on river near Shiloh, Tennessee.
Description: Detail from a drawing of a plan for the isthmus.
Description: Drawing of a mid-1920s International Harvester Bus. This drawing was possibly used for advertising and catalogs for the International Harvester Company.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: This is the preliminary sketch for "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." Shows an encampm...
Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.
Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
Description: Jane Addams holding an open book, surrounded by immigrant children.
Description: "An 'Imperial Scene' up the Tenn." (Tennessee River). A view from the rear of a man maneuvering a steamboat up the river using a steering wheel.
Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.
Description: Locomotive with coal car and one passenger car passing through rural landscape. People wave from a log cabin and a horse-drawn vehicle in the background an...
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Almon Jewell who settled in 1845.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.
Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.
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