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Date: 1844 ca.
Description: This map of Township number 24 North, Range 21 East is pen and ink on paper. The map also shows part of Township Number 23 North, Range Number 21 East. The...
Description: Sketch of the Camden Depot in a letter from John McRae to James Gadsdeg.
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Photographic reprint of a daguerreotype of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commer...
Description: Ticket for the Grand Consolidated Lottery of Delaware and Georgia for the benefit of improving the navigation of the Pokomoke River and for the benefit of...
Description: Devil's Gate 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: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
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: Title page of Increase Lapham's A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin published by P.C. Hale of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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: 1849-05 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: Bear 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).
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of Racine College.
Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9).
"Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...
Description: This map shows a line of proposed construction for defending the north side of the canal against inundation from the Wisconsin River and location of Fort W...
Description: Distant view of the early settlement of the town showing a strip of low-slung buildings in a barren expanse.
Date: 1847 after
Description: Sixth-plate daguerreotype. Waist-up portrait of an unknown man sitting in a chair. He is holding a cane in one hand, and is wearing a suit coat, vest, and...
Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.
Description: Depiction of a buffalo on the plains (Plate 2).
"This noble animal, which is the largest and most formidable of the ruminating species, existing in Nort...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Description: In 1849, northern Wisconsin was composed of huge sectional regions such as Chippewa, Portage, Brown and Crawford, whereas southern Wisconsin was constitute...
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