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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: 1845 ca.
Description: A pencil drawing of Tower HIll complex.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.
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: "Rules to be observed by the pupils of public schools of Milwaukee".
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.
Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...
Description: Portrait of North American Indians (Plate 1).
"The group in Plate No. 1 is composed of three Portraits from my collection, representing three different tr...
Description: The trail, showing wagon train, that Wilkins was taking to get to the South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to Ca...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...
Description: Shooting of Charles C.P. Arndt by James Vineyard in the territorial council chamber of the legislature. This depiction of the event was created by the staf...
Description: Sweetwater River 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 hand-colored map that shows the area south and east of the Wisconsin and Fox rivers, as well as a few landmarks just north of that area. The township gr...
Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.
Description: Foldout map of a sketch of the town grid of Calumet.
Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.
Date: 1849-06-13 ca.
Description: Wagon train crossing the South Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...
Date: 1841 ca.
Description: Page from Nathan Myrick's account book showing transactions with Native Americans.
Description: Title page of the book "Wisconsin: Geography and Topography".
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. An Atlas o...
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