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Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: A farm in Missouri with one wagon visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original drawing of the basement of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, and w...

Date: 1948 

Description: Pencil drawing of men building a corderoy road in the 1860's. Used for historical display for the Wisconsin State Highway Department.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A line drawing of a partially-dressed woman wearing a bustle and corset standing before a full-length mirror. Another, fully-dressed woman is standing on t...

Date: 1864 

Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...

Date: 1936-02-08 

Description: Blueprints for the Signs and Markers for Devil's Lake State Park.

Date: ????-01-21 

Description: "Grandpa Tells a Story." In this drawing, a weasel follows Grandpa home through the snow. Will he make it back home before dark?

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha Spring Hotel (an earlier version was called Tonyawatha House) from across Lake Monona. There...

Date: 1941 date unknown

Description: A diagram of sun angles for the Chicago latitude shows angles on the 21st days of December, March, September and June. Study done for design of the Hugh D...

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Description: Rough sketch of a "Rebel Gunboat" and trees in the background.

Date: 1898-07-01 

Description: Illustration of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...

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Chicago in 1831

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Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of a seated figure leaning against a tree, and holding a fishing pole.

Date: 1954 

Description: Interior perspective drawing of the living room of the Jerome Wallace house designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the East Elevation of the terrace at Riven Rock, Stanley McCormick's estate in El Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California. The...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on black cardboard of a design for a brooch in the form of a butterfly. The materials are not specified but the drawing depicts multic...

Date: 1986-06-09 

Description: A blueprint prepared for Emile de Antonio by the de Pavloff Company in San Francisco. The blueprint is a rendering of "Rainbow Warrior II," a proposed nava...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A pencil sketch of Butte des Morts, also called Hill of the Dead. There is a small building at the top of the hill.

Date: 1901 

Description: Drawing of two railroad cars being loaded with coal.

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