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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.
Description: Preliminary sketch for "Fort Pillow upon the Eve of the Evacuation by the Rebels".
Date: 1851 ca.
Description: Several men sculling a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.
Description: Drawing of a ship's steering wheel with river and trees visible through the cabin.
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 men building a corderoy road in the 1860's. Used for historical display for the Wisconsin State Highway Department.
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: Design in shades of red for 3 cent Wisconsin Centennial postage stamp with farming and industry theme.
Description: "Steamers at Memphis at time of capturing New National, Kentucky." Preliminary sketches.
Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...
Description: Drawing of a steamboat pulling a raft of cut boards.
Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.
Description: An image from a sketchbook showing a hospital boat (possibly steamboat).
Description: "Lieutenant Foster's Camp preparing for the night contrabands with the Engineer, Dept. of the Army". Tents are in the background and men are loading horse-...
Description: Jane Addams holding an open book, surrounded by immigrant children.
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: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.
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: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...
Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...
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