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Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: The bottom lands and a farm in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Or...
Description: Portrait of wife and daughter of Austin E. Quinney, chief of the Stockbridge nation.
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: A farm in Missouri with one wagon visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...
Description: Bear River Valley in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes immobilized by snow (Plate 15). "In this plate is illustrated the mode alluded to in the preceding page, of the Indi...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Map shows three Wisconsin territories, Jefferson, Waukesha, and Milwaukee. Map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Relief shown by hachures.
Description: Indian dance, with some wearing bear masks (Plate 18). "Next in importance to the buffalo hunts, and not less exciting and spirited in its character, is th...
Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: Illustration of Chippewa and Sioux Indians battling each other at the Brule River. Wood engraving from Armstrong, "Early Life Among The Indians".
Description: Women showing fabric to two men.
Description: The Red Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: In 1847, a year before Wisconsin entered statehood, most of the county shapes in southeastern and southern Wisconsin looked the same as they do today, wher...
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: North American Indians on horseback during a buffalo hunt. "In [this plate], I have represented a party of Indians in chase of a herd, some of whom are pur...
Description: The wagon train crossing Laramie Creek in Wyoming.
Description: Front page of "Southport American."
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...
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Ann Elizabeth Stone, daughter of Samuel and Caroline Allcott Stone, taken in the mid-1840s. Three-quarter length seated pose,...
Description: This map, one of a series made by Thomas Jefferson Cram of the U.S. Topographical Engineers from personal surveys, shows the portage connecting the Wiskons...
Description: Indians with ball-playing equipment, believed to be used in the game of Lacrosse. (Plate 21) "In devoting a few of the last pages of this work to some of...
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