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Description: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny in Nebraska Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: A sixth-plate Daguerreotype of Sophronia Newcomb Larkin, who married Benjamin Franklin Larkin.
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: Map reads, "Wisconsin". The map depicts the counties as of 1842 and the various areas of Indian settlements. The scale is twenty miles for every inch.
Description: River near Green River, where Wilkins' wagon train crossed by ferry; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland...
Description: Sketch of the Camden Depot in a letter from John McRae to James Gadsdeg.
Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...
Description: Poster offering $600 reward for the return of three runaway slaves in Calvert County, Maryland. The three slaves are Henry Morsell, Jim Parker, and Bill Hu...
Description: Jail and Courthouse Rocks in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.
Description: This map is paint and ink on board with relief shown pictorially. The map was planned by Alfred Ames, drawn by one daughter and painted by another daughter...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...
Description: Indians on foot and horseback capturing wild horses (Plate 4).
"Taking the wild horse and breaking him down is one of the proudest feats of the Indian a...
Description: Illustration of Chippewa and Sioux Indians battling each other at the Brule River. Wood engraving from Armstrong, "Early Life Among The Indians".
Description: Steam Boat Springs in Idaho; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of the Roman Catholic community of St. Nazianz.
Description: Hunters using rifles to kill buffalo (Plate 11).
"This plate represents the familiar mode of procuring meat, practiced by all the voyageurs on the Misso...
Description: Title page for the book "Nord-Amerika, Wisconsin, Calumet", by Dr. Carl de Haas.
Description: Fort Bridger in Wyoming, with wagon parts and teepees, where Wilkins camped for a night; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to Califo...
Description: A view of Racine College.
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