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Date: 1839 

Description: This map shows the hydrology of Madison and its vicinity at the height of interest in a proposed Milwaukee and Rock River Canal. It was made by Thomas Jeff...

Map or Atlas

Map of Carver's Tract

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: This map of the Wisconsin Territory, accompanied by the photostat of an article from the January 13, 1838, Wisconsin democrat, shows the area described as...

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn map of the township sectioning of Milwaukee, eastern Waukesha, northern Walworth, and Racine Counties. Other items shown in the map are the l...

Date: 1832 

Description: Mandan Indian standing before an idol.

Book or Pamphlet

Naw-Kaw or Wood

Date: 1838 

Description: Naw-Kaw or Wood. Hand-colored lithograph from History of the Indian Tribes of North America.

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This photocopied maps shows land parcels, streets, the Fond du Lac River, Lake Winnebaygo, and blocks. Certification is seen in the left hand corner. The b...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827). Fought for the Americans and...

Date: 1833 

Description: Portrait of Black Hawk (Mac-Cut-I-Mish-E-Ca-Cu-Cac) painted from life.

Date: 1836 

Description: Ink and watercolor on tracing paper. Shows townships 8 through 6, ranges 9 through 11 east, in Dane County. Lakes are labelled: "First Lake, Second Lake, T...

Date: 1837 

Description: Fond du Lac Company House, built in 1836 and operated as an inn by Colwert Pier and his wife. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and severa...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Too-sha-na-gan-ka, or the Little Otter, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the T...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map show plat of the city, local streets, block numbers, section lines, and canals. The map includes reference text: "Surveyor's office, Brown County...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: She-sheba, or the Little Duck, a celebrated Winnebgo (Ho-Chunk) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Gre...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Dacota Woman and Assiniboin girl.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map of Belmont includes notarization from the justice of the peace of Iowa County, May 15, 1836, acknowledging John Atchison as proprietor of Belmont...

Date: 1831 ca.

Description: This map was drawn by a Chippewa leader and shows the boundary lines between the Chippewa and Sioux territories and a saw-mill built by settlers without pe...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Wadt-he-doo-kaana, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du C...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cut-taa-tas-tia, a celebrated Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: A skin lodge of an Assiniboin Chief. The engraving includes a man on horseback and a dog harnessed to a travois.

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