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Description: Plat map of Milwaukee. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on paper. Certifications on back side signed by several early settlers, as well as a justice of the peace...
Date: 1839 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Racine House with multiple horse-drawn wagons and figures standing in front.
Description: A letter to J.D. Beers & Co., written by David Hubbard.
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Shows riverside property west of the Milwaukee River. Inscribed by several early Milwaukee settlers, including Henry W. Cleveland, Cy...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Me-no-quet, distinguished Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fo...
Description: The shot tower at Tower Hill State Park.
Date: 1838 after
Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1837-1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by Thomas Widley.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: The Elkhorn Pyramid, on the Upper Missouri River. Passing Indians would add horns to the pyramid, and sometimes add red marks to the horns to indicate the...
Description: Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827). Fought for the Americans and...
Description: Dacota Woman and Assiniboin girl.
Description: Engraving of Dolly Madison, wife of James Madison, the fourth President of the United States. The engraving was done by J.F.E. Prudhomme from a drawing don...
Date: 1831 ca.
Description: Fort Winnebago, a print published in Mrs. John H. Kinzie's Wau-bun (1856).
Description: Mi-a-qu-a, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).
Description: Postcard reproduction of an oil painting of Fort Winnebago, which was built in 1827 by Major William Whistler and a detachment of the First Infantry.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a proposed canal basin, Fort Winnebago, and the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers. Relief is shown by hachures and no...
Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and is an unnamed plat. Green Bay is labeled and the plat is labeled "Section 22". One road is labeled "Road to Nav...
Description: Brewett, Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827).
Description: Threshing of grain by horse power, US patent.
Description: This map shows rivers, roads, military posts, and geographical locations by tribe. Includes treaty notes and tables of Indian population statistics by trib...
Description: Page one of "Green-Bay Intelligencer".
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