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Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.
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...
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...
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...
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.
Description: Indians amidst wigwams.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS.
An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...
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...
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...
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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