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Date: 1849-07-25 

Description: Green River Valley in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A scene from a panoramic painting of Grant's assault on Vicksburg.

Date: 1898 

Description: This 1898 map of Outagamie County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, the Oneida Reservation, landownershi...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Interior of the hut of a Mandan chief showing various objects and animals with five Mandans seated on ground.

Date: 1898 

Description: Cavalry and civilians gather in front of an encampment at the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Courthouse, which was erected in 1850 and demolished in 1883, with the County jail to the right.

Photograph

Syttende Mai

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Large group at Syttende Mai celebration. Group posed with what may be the national and merchant flag of Norway flag. A number of people hold croquet mallet...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the intersection of Main and Carroll Streets, showing the home of Nathaniel Dean (where the Inn on the Park Hotel is now located), and St....

Photograph

Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. A residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence, with a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh in the distance. A...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Two men in hats stand by a wagon loaded with an organ. The wagon carries the sign "pianos & organs." A boy holds the horse. Behind them is a picket fence a...

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Studio portrait (Front) of Midriff or Diaphragm in partial native dress with peace medal, headdress and ornaments. Part of Algonquian and Chippewa Tribes.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Grosse's and Whittaker's Brigades, Cruft's Division, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eu...

Date: 1896 

Description: Catalog cover of Adriance, Platt & Co. features an illustration of a farmer standing in a field holding a scythe and wiping his brow. In the background men...

Date: 1855 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by surveyor and by "John T. Perkins, by his attorney I.A. Lapham." Inscribed and signed certification...

Painting

Alanson Sweet

Date: 1856 

Description: Alanson Sweet -- "Migrated from Owasco, N.Y. in 1835, to Milwaukee; was a member of the Milwaukee Union for the protection of settlers on the public lands...

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Scott holds a large cone decorated with the stars and stripes. Scott is saying, "I'LL BLOCK YOUR GAME". He is about to snuff out Jefferson Davis, w...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Scene of 16 figures. A slave owner raises his whip as black families race towards Fort Monroe, some remain behind picking cotton. The slave owner is saying...

Date: 1894-07 

Description: A Ponca Indian Sundance. The participants are lined up in the grass.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This may be the Eastern end of Mount Zion or the City of David.

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Methodist Church.

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