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Description: A page in Samuel Marshall's diary, dated September 28, 1842, with several short entries.
Date: 1847 after
Description: Sixth-plate ambrotype. Waist-up portrait of James D. Butler, Jr. sitting in a chair. He has his arms crossed over his chest, and is wearing a jacket and a...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype waist-up portrait of Van Swearingen Brady of Ohio, son of Captain Samuel Brady.
Description: Masthead of Racine, Wisconsin temperance publication The Old Oaken Bucket and Sons of Temperance Organ. The masthead features a bucolic scene at the...
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: Studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln, from the original daguerreotype owned by his son, Robert T. Lincoln.
Description: "Rules to be observed by the pupils of public schools of Milwaukee".
Description: Indians with ball-playing equipment, believed to be used in the game of Lacrosse. (Plate 21) "In devoting a few of the last pages of this work to some of...
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: 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: 1849 ca.
Description: A portrait of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, 1849-1850. Born in Virginia on November 24, 1784, Taylor died in office on July 9, 185...
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: Map reads, "Wisconsin". The map depicts the counties as of 1842 and the various areas of Indian settlements. The scale is twenty miles for every inch.
Description: Jail and Courthouse Rocks in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...
Description: Inside front cover and first page of Nathan Myrick's 1841-1842 account book showing his purchase of supplies at Prairie du Chien for the establishment of h...
Description: A notice published In Memory of President Wm. H. Harrison, 9th President of the United States, upon his death, April 4, 1841, at the age of 68. The tribut...
Description: In 1849, northern Wisconsin was composed of huge sectional regions such as Chippewa, Portage, Brown and Crawford, whereas southern Wisconsin was constitute...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...
Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.
Description: Steam Boat Springs in Idaho; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....
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