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Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (1829-1835).
Description: Two pages of Samuel Marshall's 1846 diary, filled with daily entries.
Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.
Description: A map of Wisconsin and a portion of Minnesota that show the township surveys in progress in portions of the Saint Croix River region and in central Wiscons...
Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.
Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Little Elk (Hoo-Wan-ne-ka), chief of the Ho-Chunk, as he appeared during an official visit to Washington, D.C. in 1824. This por...
Date: 1849-06-30 ca.
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: Map shows three Wisconsin territories, Jefferson, Waukesha, and Milwaukee. Map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Relief shown by hachures.
Description: Foldout map of southern Wisconsin.
Date: 1846 ca.
Description: This plat map, which features the very early spelling of Wisconsin as "Wiskonsin", was created sometime between 1846 and 1854 and shows a canal and dam on...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. An Atlas o...
Description: A view of the Roman Catholic community of St. Nazianz.
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...
Description: Poster advertising an auction for about 49,000 acres of land for sale in Wisconsin and Illinois by Thomas & Sons Auctioneers.
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Description: This map is paint and ink on board with relief shown pictorially. The map was planned by Alfred Ames, drawn by one daughter and painted by another daughter...
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: 1849-07-10 ca.
Description: Sweetwater River and the Red Buttes in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...
Description: Wilkins' wagons ferrying across the Laramie River in eastern Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overlan...
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