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Date: 1889 

Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of a steamboat pulling a raft of cut boards.

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...

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

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Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1937-03-03 

Description: A pencil drawing of a proposed area of the planned community of Greendale, Wisconsin. The community was established as an objective of the Department of Ag...

Date: 1849-07-12 ca.

Description: Wilkins' first sighting of the Rocky Mountains; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...

Date: 1886 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 1, the Menomonee at a station with four people standing nearby.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1852 

Description: Indians amidst wigwams.

Date: 1849-07-03 

Description: Wilkins' wagons ferrying across the Laramie River in eastern Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overlan...

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a steambo...

Date: 1864-07-16 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...

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Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...

Drawing

Down the River

Date:  date unknown

Description: When the Teenie Weenies take a vacation, they get into all kinds of trouble. In this illustration, the Teenie Weenies are stranded far from home after thei...

Drawing

Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...

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: 1986-06-09 

Description: A blueprint prepared for Emile de Antonio by the de Pavloff Company in San Francisco. The blueprint is a rendering of "Rainbow Warrior II," a proposed nava...

Date: 1815 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the first state buildings in Columbus, Ohio, including the United States Courthouse, Public Offices and the Old State House. A number of p...

Drawing

Bicyclists

Date: 1948 

Description: Pencil drawing depicting a group of men and women bicycling on a dirt road in a rural, wooded area, probably in the 1880's. One man and woman are riding a...

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