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Description: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn four years before Wisconsin entered stateho...
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: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images an...
Description: Handwritten page from Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin. The page includes entries for Choaking Creek, Cincinnati, City of the Four Lak...
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: Menominee woman, Iwa-toke, "The Serpent," sister to Ke-wah-ten, "The North Wind."
Description: Drawn two years before Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties and towns that existed at the time, as well as known rivers and lakes. By 1...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Map of Wisconsin and a portion of Minnesota showing the township surveys in progress in portions of the Saint Croix River region and in central Wisconsin a...
Description: Indian dance, with some wearing bear masks (Plate 18). "Next in importance to the buffalo hunts, and not less exciting and spirited in its character, is th...
Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.
Description: North American Indians on horseback during a buffalo hunt. "In [this plate], I have represented a party of Indians in chase of a herd, some of whom are pur...
Description: Wisconsin became the thirtieth state in 1848. Drawn that same year, this map shows township lines, roads, villages, mills, railroads, prairies, swamps, ca...
Description: Immigrant map.
Description: This map shows the township and range system in southern and eastern Wisconsin as well as along the Wisconsin River in present-day Marathon, Portage, and W...
Description: Advertising handbill for Cyrus Hall McCormick's patent Virginia Reaper. Printed for C.H. McCormick & Co. by James J. Langdon, Chicago, Illinois.
Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.
Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
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