1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1844 

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...

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Date: 1846 

Description: "Rules to be observed by the pupils of public schools of Milwaukee".

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: A pencil drawing of Tower HIll complex.

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Shows plat of town, local streets, Fond du Lac River, and part of Lake Winnebago.

Date: 1844-10 ca.

Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...

Date: 1849 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Metea, a Chief of the Potawatomi Tribe.

Magazine or Periodical

The Old Oaken Bucket

Date: 1849 

Description: Masthead of Racine, Wisconsin temperance publication The Old Oaken Bucket and Sons of Temperance Organ. The masthead features a bucolic scene at the...

Date: 1845 

Description: This map shows lakes, rivers, Chippewa land, the U.S. Mineral Land Agency, boundary between U.S. and Canada, Methodist and Catholic missions, and American...

Date: 1840 

Description: This map surveyed under the direction of Captain Thomas J. Cram is one in a series of seventeen that accompanied Cram's report on the Fox-Wisconsin river s...

Date: 1849 

Description: A hand drawn map of showing the two proposed routes from the Milwaukee River to the Moody’s Lime Quarry at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The map includes the rout...

Date: 1844 

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...

Date: 1840 

Description: A document written in Norwegian with the words "Otte Skilling Species" at the top of the page.

Date: 1844 

Description: Map of Wisconsin including Lakes Michigan and Superior.

Date: 1849-07-25 

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...

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: 1848 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln, from the original daguerreotype owned by his son, Robert T. Lincoln.

Date: 1846-11-26 

Description: A drawing by Thomas Steel of his farm property contained in a letter Steel wrote to his father James Steel.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The old Indian agent's house.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.