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Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

Date: 1849 

Description: Published a year after Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties and towns in existence at the time - mainly in southern/southeastern Wiscon...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Southport American" Whig Publication

Date: 1845-08-02 

Description: Front page of "Southport American."

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the railroads, roads, wetlands, lakes and streams, dams, prairies, and settlers in the eastern half of Waukesh...

Date: 1849-06-21 

Description: Chimney Rock in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

Photograph

Brule River Battle

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".

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...

Photograph

Van S. Brady

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype waist-up portrait of Van Swearingen Brady of Ohio, son of Captain Samuel Brady.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The old Indian agent's house.

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).

Date: 1845 ca.

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

Date: 1846 

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

Photograph

Little Stone House

Date: 1841 

Description: Photographic print of a sketch of a residential home titled, "Little Stone House."

Date: 1849 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as McCormick, Ogden & Co. Features a small drawing of the r...

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: 1849-06-30 

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1847 

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...

Manuscript

Ranunculaceae

Date: 1849 

Description: Handwritten list of plants in the Ranunculaceae or crowfoot family.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a drawing of an Indian aiming his bow and arrow, with one foot standing on an earlier kill.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Lithograph of Southport.

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