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Book or Pamphlet

Lawson Design

Date: 1918 

Description: A design for the unbuilt "Lawson Battler," which Alfred Lawson conceived as an armored fighter plane armed with six machine guns.

Book or Pamphlet

Hull-House Booklet

Date: 1948 

Description: The cover of a promotional brochure features a drawing of Hull-House, a Chicago social settlement founded in 1889 by Jane Addams. Mrs. W.F. (Alma Schmidt)...

Book or Pamphlet

Arrest at Guttenberg

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of a sheriff arresting Herbert "Chub" Fowler. The sheriff, holding Fowler by the shoulder and carrying a billy club in the other hand, says, "Your...

Date: 1851 

Description: Two pictographs: Pictograph C., Okundekund, and his Band of Ontonagon, Michigan, and Pictograph D., Kakake-Ogwunaosh, and his Band of the Head of the Wisc...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front and back cover of binder catalog. The front cover has a color illustration of a young boy making a crude drawing on a wall of a horse-drawn binder wi...

Book or Pamphlet

Webeno Songs

Date: 1851 

Description: Webeno Songs pictographs. Four rows of symbols including animals, human figures and plants.

Book or Pamphlet

Lost Camera Sign

Date: 1903 

Description: Sign posted on a fence announcing a lost camera near the town of Prairie du Sac and requesting its return to Herbert Fowler.

Book or Pamphlet

"Rambo" and "Musser"

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the "Rambo" and "Musser" transporting a log raft on the Mississippi River.

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

Date: 1967 

Description: Cover of the Citizens Natural Resources Association of Wisconsin publication Pesticides - a Special Review. The cover features a drawing of a bird o...

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the steamboat Weyerhauser on the Mississippi River.

Book or Pamphlet

Beavers and their Dams

Date: 1859 

Description: Color drawing of beavers working on and living at their dams.

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

Book or Pamphlet

Meda Songs

Date: 1851 

Description: Meda Songs pictographs. Four rows of symbols including animals, human figures and plants.

Book or Pamphlet

Mosquitoes

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of five mosquitoes in flight.

Book or Pamphlet

Slave Catchers

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.

Book or Pamphlet

Camden Depot Sketch

Date: 1847-10-19 

Description: Sketch of the Camden Depot in a letter from John McRae to James Gadsdeg.

Date: 1851 

Description: Synopsis of Indian Hieroglyphics. Pictographs 71-140, including birds, human figures, plants, animals and other symbols.

Book or Pamphlet

Preston Reynolds' Route Map

Date: 1903 

Description: Map drawn by Preston Reynolds of the route taken by him and his traveling companions on the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers from Kilbourn, Wisconsin to Ro...

Book or Pamphlet

Lock and Dam

Date: 1903 

Description: Lock and dam system on a canal along the Mississippi River.

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