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Waa-ba-shaw

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-ba-shaw, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1836 

Description: This map depicts Wisconsin and Michigan territories in 1836. It includes the area from Michigan to the Missouri River and Lake Winnipeg, and it shows the e...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-bin-de-ba, or the White Headed Eagle, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Camp of the Gros Ventres along the upper Missouri River, with white travelers passing by in a boat.

Drawing

Astor Building

Date: 1830 

Description: A view of the Astor building.

Date: 1836 

Description: This 1836 map consists chiefly of a detailed map of the the mouth of the Sheboygan River. An inset map of the region and cross section diagrams of the pier...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien. He holds a pipe.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du...

Date: 1836 

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...

Painting

Rodolf Farm

Date: 1834 

Description: View of Rodolf farm.

Print

Wa-Baun-See

Date: 1838 

Description: Wau-Baun-See, a hand-colored lithographic portrait of a Potawatamie Indian. This image from McKenney & Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes," (1849-1850)...

Map or Atlas

Flowering Plant Table

Date: 1837-07-22 

Description: Table printed in Milwaukee Advertiser indicating the time of flowering of several wild plants at Milwaukee and near the head of the Pishtaka River.

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An illustration from the book Das Illustrirte Mississippithal of the Battle of Bad Axe being fought on the river.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Stockbridge Indian mission.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Junction of the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River.

Photograph

Odd Fellows Hall

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: 1836 

Description: This map shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city located in township 10 north, range 7 east, Wisconsin Territory, now the Town of West Point,...

Date: 1835-07-21 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing paper and shows township lines surveyed by Mullett and Brink, subdivision lines surveyed by A.G. Ellis, and part...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Tatsicki-Stomick, a Piekann Indian Chief.

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: This early 19th century manuscript map of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, shows sections, landownership and acreages, roads, and ferries in the towns of Bridg...

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