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Description: The Buttes, Wyoming and Sweetwater River; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the O...
Description: Cathedral Rock in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Indian dance on snowshoes. (Plate 14)."In the northern latitudes of America, where the winters are long and very severe, from the heavy falls of snow which...
Description: South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wilki...
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: View from a pile-driver on the north pier of the community then known as Southport. The pier visible at left center, constructed between 1840-1842, was th...
Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.
Description: Indian on horseback hunting buffalo with bow and arrow (Plate 5). "In this picture we have the Indian mounted his wild horse, he is captured in the mode...
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 map of the Western rivers, a "travellers guide" exhibiting the Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio and Illinois Rivers with principal towns.
Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.
Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.
Description: Frontispiece from a passport issued to Benedict Goldenberger from the canton of Aargau, Switzerland. He left Aargau in 1851, went to Massachussetts, and th...
Date: 1847 before
Description: Hollow-cut silhouette, facing left (proper right), of Angeline Campbell Clark (Mrs. Ben Clark). Born at Hamer, NY, married Benjamin Clark in 1841. Born 181...
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: Illustration of the "terrific and fatal" riot at the New York Astor Place Opera House.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
Description: Bear or Soda Springs along Bear River in Idaho; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...
Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of Mah-To-Toh-Pa. He is holding a decorated spear. "In the former letter I gave some account of Mah-to-toh-pa (the four bears), second...
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.
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