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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: Increase Lapham's handwritten title page for A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin
Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.
Description: Poster advertising an auction for about 49,000 acres of land for sale in Wisconsin and Illinois by Thomas & Sons Auctioneers.
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: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 6).
"In this Plate, representing a numerous group in motion, and closely pursued by a party of Indians, wi...
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
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: The map reads: "Dartford is centrally located in Wisconsin, on the north side of Green Lake, and in full view of that beautiful sheet of Water. Its precise...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
Description: Buffalo chasing hunter with rifle on horseback (Plate 12). "The wounded and chafed bull often turns upon its assailant, and runs him back, over the whole g...
Description: Handwritten list of plants in the Ranunculaceae or crowfoot family.
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: This manuscript map, drawn about 1845, shows the township and range grid, villages, post offices, and roads in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties and i...
Description: Pacific Springs, Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...
Description: Handwritten first page of Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin.
Description: A sixth-plate Daguerreotype of Sophronia Newcomb Larkin, who married Benjamin Franklin Larkin.
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: View from a pile-driver on the north pier of the community then known as Southport. The pier visible at left center, constructed between 1840-1842, was th...
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