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Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...
Description: Elevated view of Sturgeon Bay in 1900. Sturgeon Bay Bridge spans the bay and several boats are on the water. A lighthouse sits on a small island in the bay...
Description: Jane Addams holding an open book, surrounded by immigrant children.
Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...
Date: 1849-05-17 ca.
Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...
Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.
Description: Pencil drawing depicting a group of men and women bicycling on a dirt road in a rural, wooded area, probably in the 1880's. One man and woman are riding a...
Description: The Red Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: A pencil drawing of a proposed area of the planned community of Greendale, Wisconsin. The community was established as an objective of the Department of Ag...
Description: Drawing of a passenger train approaching a small town where two teams of horses on a plank road appear to be startled by the noise of the locomotive. One t...
Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...
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: Drawing of a ship being loaded by Elmore & Kelly's Elevator on Fort Howard River looking north. A town and a train are in the background.
Date: date unknown
Description: View of street. People walking and riding on horse and buggies. One building reads "E. SMTH'S BLOCK".
Description: D.L. Fairchild residence from the street, with a stagecoach and pedestrian in the foreground.
Description: Drawing of the exterior of the Shopiere Flouring Mill. Several men, some in a horse-drawn wagon are in front of the building.
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: Wilkins' wagon procession crossing a creek in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...
Description: Illustration of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians gathering wild rice into a canoe.
Date: 1874-01 ca.
Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.
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