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Date: 1815 ca.
Description: Engraved view of the first state buildings in Columbus, Ohio, including the United States Courthouse, Public Offices and the Old State House. A number of p...
Description: View of Lake Superior shoreline with terraces leading to the beach. A canoe can be seen on the beach.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Strang House, also called "Mormon house", where "King" Strang lived and died, and where he published the Voree Herald.
Date: 1849-05-17 ca.
Description: Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wilkins d...
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...
Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Franklin.
Description: The hotel of S.H. Stafford, who settled about 1845.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.
Date: 1834 ca.
Description: An early view of Fort Winnebago.
Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Original drawing of the basement of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, and w...
Description: Green River Valley in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...
Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha Spring Hotel (an earlier version was called Tonyawatha House) from across Lake Monona. There...
Description: The Buttes, Wyoming and Sweetwater River; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the O...
Description: Hand-drawn plan of the battleground of Huycks.
Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Photograph of a drawing of an Indian aiming his bow and arrow, with one foot standing on an earlier kill.
Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.
Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.
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