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Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
Description: An architectural rendering of a proposed lakefront development plan.
Description: "Building rafts, or pontoons, upon which to mount huge mortars — for use on the river. Scene at St. Louis." Men are building on a pontoon with lumber. Ther...
Description: Log raft and paddle steamer on the mouth of the Black River. On the banks of the river, there are buildings of a town visible.
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: Wilkins' wagon procession crossing a creek in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...
Description: Perspective drawing of the buildings at the Hayward Indian School. There is a man in a boat in the right foreground and an empty boat in the left foregroun...
Description: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.
Date: date unknown
Description: Illustration of Fort Armstrong on Rock Island, looking from opposite shoreline. There is a barge and other boats on the Mississippi River in front of the f...
Description: John Tice and Alexander Grant helping George W. Dawson from a floating piece of debris into a lifeboat after the sinking of the steamer Central America<...
Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.
Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...
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: The wagon train crossing Laramie Creek in Wyoming.
Description: Interior perspectives of the Robert Johns residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. McDonald gave the project two names, "Spindrift"...
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...
Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...
Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...
Description: A pen drawing, in the style of a birds-eye map, of Frank and Delia King's estate Folly Farm in Kissimee, Florida.
Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...
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