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Description: Two pages of Samuel Marshall's 1846 diary, filled with daily entries.
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: Bear River Peaks in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Fort Bridger in Wyoming, with wagon parts and teepees, where Wilkins camped for a night; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to Califo...
Description: This map is paint and ink on board with relief shown pictorially. The map was planned by Alfred Ames, drawn by one daughter and painted by another daughter...
Description: Hand-colored map of southeastern Wisconsin showing the counties of Dodge, Jefferson, Rock, Walworth, Racine (including modern-day Kenosha County), Waukesha...
Date: 1844 ca.
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: Horses cavorting on the plains (Plate 3).
"Next in importance to the buffalo, for the use of man, is the horse, which is found joint-occupant with the I...
Description: Menominee war dance, as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited Green Bay, Wisconsin about 1838. This detail...
Date: 1846 after
Description: A view of the main buildings at Saint Clara Academy, set against a hill. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has go...
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.
Description: Indians on foot and horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 7).
"The buffalo is a harmless and timid animal until severely wounded, or closely pursued, when it...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: This 19th century manuscript map shows the roads and proposed routes, villages, and lakes and streams in Walworth County, Wisconsin.
Description: The Red Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Date: 1849-05-17 ca.
Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...
Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes immobilized by snow (Plate 15). "In this plate is illustrated the mode alluded to in the preceding page, of the Indi...
Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (1829-1835).
Description: Sweetwater River 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: Poster offering $600 reward for the return of three runaway slaves in Calvert County, Maryland. The three slaves are Henry Morsell, Jim Parker, and Bill Hu...
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