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Date: 1835 

Description: This hand-colored map shows the area from Michigan west to the Missouri River and Lake Winnipeg, and includes expedition routes of Stephen H. Long and Henr...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map of Navarino shows a development plat of the village situated opposite Fort Howard at mouth of the Fox River. The names of proprietors are listed a...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows Havre Bay, a part of Maumee Bay, parts of Indian Island, Gard’s Island (Michigan), the Ottawa River, Vance River, creeks, and Ottawa Point (...

Date: 1835-03-07 

Description: A letter to J.D. Beers & Co., written by David Hubbard.

Date: 1839 

Description: This map shows the township and section grid, lakes, rivers, swamps, prairies, roads, and proposed canals in the area of Wisconsin south of Lake Winnebago...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du...

Date: 1836-09-20 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and is an unnamed plat. Green Bay is labeled and the plat is labeled "Section 22". One road is labeled "Road to Nav...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: A facsimile of an Indian painting, originally painted by the Mandan chief, Máto-Tópe. It portrays an encounter between Máto-Tópe and a Cheyenne chief.

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Pencil sketch of buildings, including the Post Office.

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: This map shows the townships, counties, prairies, and swamps in the Wisconsin Territory at the time. It includes the land south of the Wisconsin and Fox Ri...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map depicts Wisconsin and Michigan territories in 1836. It includes the area from Michigan to the Missouri River and Lake Winnipeg, and it shows the e...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: The Elkhorn Pyramid, on the Upper Missouri River. Passing Indians would add horns to the pyramid, and sometimes add red marks to the horns to indicate the...

Date: 1838 after

Description: Territorial seal of Wisconsin. Shows a farmer in the foreground plowing behind horses, a Native American apparently heading west, a river steamboat and a l...

Painting

Tshi-zun-hau-kau

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of Tshi-zun-hau-kau, a Winnebago/Ho-Chunk warrior, that appeared in Volume II of the History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Stockbridge Indian mission.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Nabu-naa-kee-shick, or the One Side of the Sky, a Chief of the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at...

Date: 1839 

Description: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn in 1839, this map shows the state of Michig...

Date: 1836-11 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and is a plat of a paper city on the Wisconsin River, in what is now the Town of Dekorra. The map shows lot and block numb...

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Caa-taa-ke Mung-ga, or the Speckle'd Loon, Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Prarie...

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