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Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.
Description: Wilkins' wagons ferrying across the North Platte River in eastern Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Description: Two pages of Samuel Marshall's 1846 diary, filled with daily entries.
Description: Independence Rock (the perceived midway point on the Oregon Trail),Wyoming, with two wagons unhitched at the base of the rock; sketched by Wilkins on his 1...
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of Joc-O-Sot, "A Sauk Chief from the Upper Missouri, U.S.A."
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: 1844-10 ca.
Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...
Description: Sketch of the Camden Depot in a letter from John McRae to James Gadsdeg.
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). W...
Description: Bear or Soda Springs along Bear River in Idaho; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...
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 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: 1840 after
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of L. Farr and E. Allen. The man is sitting and is wearing a suit, vest, necktie, and watch chain at his waist. The woman appears...
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
Description: Handwritten first page of Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin.
Description: Front page of "Southport American."
Description: Chimney Rock in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: A farm in Missouri with one wagon visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...
Description: Buffalo wounded by spear or arrow in the snow (Plate 16)."The reader has here, a striking illustration of the deadly effects of the Indian's arrow, and als...
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