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Date: 1845 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Elbridge F. and Mary D. Ayer. Seated three-quarter figures, man on left, woman on right. Elbridge wears suit, vest and bow tie...
Date: 1846 ca.
Description: This plat map, which features the very early spelling of Wisconsin as "Wiskonsin," was created sometime between 1846 and 1854 and shows a canal and dam on...
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: Map of Aztalan drawn by Increase Lapham.
Description: Daguerreotype composite of the Princeton Theological Semnary Class of 1849. Twenty-seven separate photographs, seven individual and twenty paired. All the...
Date: 1849-06-20 ca.
Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: This map shows rivers, lakes, and towns in states west of the Mississippi River. Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and Green Bay are labeled. Some areas are ou...
Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with flowers and gold and white flourishes. Text at bottom reads "Ever Thine". It has been mounted to a piece of paper and a silhouett...
Description: This map shows the counties and towns in existence at the time as well as lead and copper mines
Description: The Ferry at Green River in Wyoming; a single wagon is crossing the river. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...
Description: Photographic print of an itinerary for Wisconsin Stage Lines operated by John Frink & Co. copied from an 1848-1849 Milwaukee City Directory. The advertisem...
Description: An unhappy looking bride is seated in a chair looking out the window as another woman sits on the floor holding her hand. A third woman looks on angrily.
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Date: 1849-06-18 ca.
Description: An Indian Burial in a tree; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....
Description: A view across the river of several residences.
Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.
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...
Description: Laramie Peak 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: Women showing fabric to two men.
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