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Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.
Date: 1840 ca.
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: The wagon train crossing Laramie Creek in Wyoming.
Description: This map of Kewaunee shows lot and block numbers, Lake Michigan, and includes a location map showing proposed railroads. The map includes manuscript annota...
Description: Music for the song "Caledonian March" as notated on a letter written by Thomas Steel to his sister Lilly Steel.
Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.
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: Indians disguised as wolves hunting buffaloes (Plate 13). "Of the white wolf and its habits I have given an account in Plate 10, and although these animals...
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: Illustration of Chippewa and Sioux Indians battling each other at the Brule River. Wood engraving from Armstrong, "Early Life Among The Indians".
Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
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...
Description: Frontispiece from a passport issued to Benedict Goldenberger from the canton of Aargau, Switzerland. He left Aargau in 1851, went to Massachussetts, and th...
Description: A view across the river of several residences.
Description: A map of the Wisconsin and Iowa territories, with the surveyed counties of southern Wisconsin and eastern Iowa identified. The map shows the sectioning of...
Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...
Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes trapped in snow (Plate 17). "In this view the reader is introduced to the optimum of dreariness and severity which t...
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: Map reads, "Map of the Western States". Published by Ensign & Thayer. There is a decorative vine border, and in each corner there is an engraving of four c...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...
Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows furnaces, saw mills, houses, roads, grist mills, entries, reservations, and diggings. "Compiled by order of the Board of C...
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