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Date: 1849-06-30 ca.

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows the counties and towns in existence at the time as well as lead and copper mines

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of Horace Griswold Bliss sitting in a chair with his legs crossed, wearing a striped coat, striped vest, and striped tie...

Date: 1845-06 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows the numbers, dimensions, and acreages of lots, as well as survey monuments and streets. Also included is a cert...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype. Waist-up portrait of Elsey Ormsbee Bristol. Elsey was born May 27, 1783; married August 1, 1804 at Warwick, Massachusetts to Cha...

Painting

Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.

Print

John Tyler

Date: 1843 ca.

Description: John Tyler, 10th President of the United States, from 1841-1845. Tyler was the first Vice President to become President upon the death of a sitting Presid...

Date: 1849-07-03 

Description: Wilkins' wagons ferrying across the North Platte River in eastern Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...

Print

Ball Play

Date: 1844 

Description: Large group of Indians engaged in the game of lacrosse (Plate 23). "Having in the two former illustrations and their chapters, explained to the readers the...

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1847 

Description: A geological, hand-colored map of Wisconsin north and west of the Wisconsin River, as well as portions of eastern Minnesota and Iowa from the Mississippi t...

Photograph

Watertown

Date: 1842 

Description: A view across the river of several residences.

Date: 1846 

Description: A map of Wisconsin and a portion of Minnesota that show the township surveys in progress in portions of the Saint Croix River region and in central Wiscons...

Historical Object

Angeline Campbell Clark

Date: 1847 before

Description: Hollow-cut silhouette, facing left (proper right), of Angeline Campbell Clark (Mrs. Ben Clark). Born at Hamer, NY, married Benjamin Clark in 1841. Born 181...

Date: 1849-07-17 

Description: Pacific Springs, Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

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...

Date: 1849-05-27 

Description: The wagon train crossing Laramie Creek in Wyoming.

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: This hand-colored map shows area north and west of Wisconsin River and south and east of Saint Louis and upper Mississippi Rivers.

Date: 1847 

Description: An unhappy looking bride is seated in a chair looking out the window as another woman sits on the floor holding her hand. A third woman looks on angrily.

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