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Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Photograph of a drawing of an Indian aiming his bow and arrow, with one foot standing on an earlier kill.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Description: The Ferry at Green River in Wyoming; a single wagon is crossing the river. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...
Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.
Description: Inside front cover and first page of Nathan Myrick's 1841-1842 account book showing his purchase of supplies at Prairie du Chien for the establishment of h...
Description: Engraving depicting the defeat of Black Hawk by General Henry Atkinson at the Battle of Bad Axe on August 2, 1832. The engraving depicts Federal Regulars a...
Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.
Description: Cathedral Rock in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: Group of men engaged in a war dance. They hold spears, axes, and bows. (Plate 29)
Description: First page of a document handwritten by Thomas Marshall.
Date: 1847 after
Description: Ninth plate ferrotype/tintype. Three-quarter length portrait of Henry A. Cooper, as a young boy, standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a military...
Description: A portrayal of the effects of contact with whites on the Assiniboine chief, Wi-Jun-Jon. (Plate 25). "In offering this illustration to the reader, I am repr...
Description: Watercolor miniature of Julius Reinhold Lund, painted by Theodore Lund in 1843. Waist-up portrait facing forward, but with torso turned to the right (prope...
Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
Date: 1841 ca.
Description: Page from Nathan Myrick's account book showing transactions with Native Americans.
Description: This map by Increase Lapham shows the township and range system in southern and eastern Wisconsin as well as along the Wisconsin River in present-day Marat...
Description: This map surveyed under the direction of Captain Thomas J. Cram is one in a series of seventeen that accompanied Cram's report on the Fox-Wisconsin river s...
Description: The Clay Bluffs in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
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