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Date: 1849-05-17 ca.

Description: The Mill in Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of Bascom Hill including Bascom Hall, North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Woodman Astronomical Library from t...

Drawing

The Rock River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The Rock River.

Drawing

University Hall

Date: 1885-08-30 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large building set on hill with row of trees on left, and single tree on right. Central building has four stories below high dom...

Drawing

View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.

Drawing

Stone House

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Pencil sketch of a stone house with a porch the full length of the dwelling, supported by 6 columns.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The foundry of the E.P. Allis Works.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Drawing of a two-story school house. A bell tower is on the roof, a tree and a lamp post and fence are next to the road.

Date: 1827 

Description: Drawings of Datura Stramonium, more commonly known by the names jimson weed, devil's trumpet, devil's weed, thorn apple, tolguacha, Jamestown weed, stinkwe...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington". There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin" on the...

Date: 1876 

Description: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.

Drawing

Henry Dodge

Date: 1834 

Description: Full-length illustration of Henry Dodge in frontiersman attire. He is holding a hat, a gun, and has a sword on his belt.

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha House from across the lake. There is a man in a row boat on the water.

Drawing

Camp Randall

Date: 1864-05 

Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...

Date: 1806 

Description: Prehistoric Indian fortification on Hurricane Creek.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A sketch of the Scanlan farmhouse in Irish Ridge. The text on the sketch reads "Scanlan Farm Home, Built A.D. 1866; Burned Down, 1904; Showing Floral Vines...

Date: 1874-02-21 

Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.

Date: 1849-06-21 ca.

Description: Hills along the (South) Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

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