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Date: 1847 ca.

Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.



Date: 1845 

Description: Ke-wah-ten or "The North Wind," sister to Iwa-toke, "The Serpent."

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Joc-O-Sot, "A Sauk Chief from the Upper Missouri, U.S.A."

Date: 1844 

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of Milwaukee County that shows the sectioning of townships, the boundary of the canal grant, roads, streams, lakes, includi...

Date: 1847 

Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.

Date: 1844 

Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.

Date: 1844 

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...

Date: 1840 

Description: This map surveyed under the direction of Captain Thomas J. Cram is one in a series of seventeen that accompanied Cram's report on the Fox-Wisconsin river s...

Date: 1848 

Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...

Map or Atlas


Date: 1847 

Description: In 1847, a year before Wisconsin entered statehood, most of the county shapes in southeastern and southern Wisconsin looked the same as they do today, wher...

Date: 1842 

Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...

Date: 1849-07-25 

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...

Date: 1849-04 

Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.

Date: 1846 ca.

Description: This map shows rivers, lakes, and towns in states west of the Mississippi River. Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and Green Bay are labeled. Some areas are ou...

Date: 1840 

Description: This map shows local streets, numbered lots, and part of Blue Mounds Branch. The map reads: "NE 1/4 NW 1/4 Sect. 16 - T5 - R5E." under the title and is dat...

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...

Date: 1848 

Description: This map by Increase Lapham shows the township and range system in southern and eastern Wisconsin as well as along the Wisconsin River in present-day Marat...

Book or Pamphlet

Map of Town of Calumet

Date: 1848 

Description: Foldout map of a sketch of the town grid of Calumet.

Date: 1849-05-10 

Description: Illustration of the "terrific and fatal" riot at the New York Astor Place Opera House.

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