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Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8). "All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by...
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of John H. Knapp. He is seated, facing forward, and is wearing a suit with velvet collar, plaid vest, cravat, and stand-up collar...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
Description: Foldout map of a sketch of the town grid of Calumet.
Date: 1849-07-12 ca.
Description: Wilkins' first sighting of the Rocky Mountains; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Map of Wisconsin and a portion of Minnesota showing the township surveys in progress in portions of the Saint Croix River region and in central Wisconsin a...
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: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James K. Polk, 11th President of the United States, 1845-1849.
Description: Title page of the book "Wisconsin: Geography and Topography".
Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.
Date: 1849-05-17 ca.
Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: This map shows portions of northern Illinois and Wisconsin surveyed by the map's creation. It shows county lines and university land, and depicts lead and...
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of John Catlin and his wife, seated, facing forward. He wears a suit, and she a dark dress with white collar, and plaid ribbon cr...
Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: This map shows shows three routes; a route surveyed by Doty & Center, a route surveyed by inhabitants of East Milwaukee, and a route surveyed by inhabitant...
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...
Date: 1849-06-18 ca.
Description: An Indian Burial in a tree; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....
Date: 1846 after
Description: A view of the main buildings at Saint Clara Academy, set against a hill. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has go...
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