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Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: The vast prairies in Missouri; an oxen-pulled wagon is visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trai...
Description: Handwritten first page of Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin.
Description: Bear River Valley 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: A view across the river of several residences.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...
Description: View of Watertown.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names and includes the manuscript annotations: "From the Lapham collection" --...
Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...
Description: The first school house at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
Description: Portrait of North American Indians (Plate 1).
"The group in Plate No. 1 is composed of three Portraits from my collection, representing three different tr...
Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Hand-colored map of southeastern Wisconsin showing the counties of Dodge, Jefferson, Rock, Walworth, Racine (including modern-day Kenosha County), Waukesha...
Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by "Geo R. Bluntz, District Survey of Grant Co. W.T." and Ben C. Eastman.
Description: Indian with rifle in prone position hunting antelope (Plate 20). "The antelope of the prairies and Rocky Mountains of America, which I believe to be differ...
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.
Description: The bottom lands and a farm in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Or...
Date: 1849-06-21 ca.
Description: Hills along the (South) Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known...
Description: Two pages of Samuel Marshall's 1846 diary, filled with daily entries.
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