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Description: College at Racine.
Description: City Hall in the background of a bustling street, with pedestrians, horses, carriages, and wagons.
Description: Marshall Academy in Marshall, Wisconsin.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: The old Indian agent's house.
Description: Poster entitled "Reformers Of 1873" with depictions of Governor William R. Taylor, Lt. Governor Charles D. Parker, Secretary Peter Doyle, Treasurer Ferdina...
Description: View of Lake Superior shoreline with terraces leading to the beach. A canoe can be seen on the beach.
Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.
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: 1838 ca.
Description: Pencil sketch of a stone house with a porch the full length of the dwelling, supported by 6 columns.
Description: Drawing of a girl sitting on a barrel as a man dumps apples into a press to make cider. Two men manually operate the press at the left.
Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a horse-drawn hay rake and a hay...
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: 1881 ca.
Description: Reproduction of a pen drawing of the Grignon house. The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon....
Description: The home of Charles Wales, who settled in 1845.
Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...
Description: Drawing of Prairie du Chien in 1836. "From an old cut."
Description: St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church.
Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...
Description: The hotel of S.H. Stafford, who settled about 1845.
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...
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