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Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...

Date: 1864 

Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...

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Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...

Date: 1864-07-16 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...

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Description: Locomotive with coal car and one passenger car passing through rural landscape. People wave from a log cabin and a horse-drawn vehicle in the background an...

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Description: Color illustration of Abraham Lincoln riding a horse behind a wagon as children look on. There is a locomotive in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A drawing from Harney's "History of Winnebago County" of E.L. Mathewson's home on Doty Island.

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Description: People engaged in various activities along the bank of the Mississippi River. There are both men and women and a horse next to the river edge. Trees are cu...

Date: 1885-08 

Description: Pencil on paper; center image of church surrounded by six miniature drawings including one residence, one mill, one horse and carriage from rear, and three...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cartoon of a man sitting behind the desk of an office in the Gisholt service department, talking to another man who is carrying a briefcase with the tag "G...

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Engraved view of the collision of the Atlantic and the Ogdensburg on Lake Erie.

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Description: "Steamers at Memphis at time of capturing New National, Kentucky." Preliminary sketches.

Date: 1858 

Description: Drawing of the exterior of the Shopiere Flouring Mill. Several men, some in a horse-drawn wagon are in front of the building.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Illinois Central railway station.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a man driving a locomotive along railroad tracks. There is a bird sitting on a large egg in a nest on the roof of the locomotive. On the left a...

Date: 1849-05 

Description: Fort Leavenworth with trees, buildings and American flag. The fort was established by Colonel Henry Leavenworth to protect the Santa Fe trail against the I...

Date: 1858 

Description: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from rear of a half truck with the top open and parts labeled with the letters "A" through "T."

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Description: Jane Addams holding an open book, surrounded by immigrant children.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.

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