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Description: Drawing of a steamboat pulling a raft of cut boards.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...
Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...
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: Milwaukee River in the downtown area, looking south from the west side of the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Muir's illustration of a means to record time by use of a star. He titled the drawing "The star hand rising and setting with the sun all the year".
Description: Stage Plot for the band U2. The famed Irish rock band that formed in 1976 performed on April 14, 1981 at Merlyn’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...
Description: Farwell's Mill on the Yahara River at Lake Mendota.
Description: Small pen and pencil drawing of the camp of the 104th New York Volunteers near Belle Plains, Virginia, during the Civil War. Perhaps it was made by George...
Description: Drawing of the Porcupine Mountains on Lake Superior.
Description: Tracing of a petroglyph depicting an animal figure pursued by a human figure with a bow and arrow followed by a child.
Description: Cathedral Rock 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: View of the residence of Hon. Isaac Lain.
Description: Pencil on vellum drawing of the exterior of the Joseph Hafen residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald.
Description: A rendering on tissue paper of the floor plan of a house for Mr. and Mrs. Alexis J. Panshin.
Description: Ledger Drawing. Three men, two on horseback riding in opposite directions. Third standing, firing a gun.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian Tribes of the United States, ed. Francis S. Drake, 1884. From the earlier editio...
Description: The Whiting House with assorted traffic and people.
Date: 1849-07-12 ca.
Description: Wilkins' first sighting of the Rocky Mountains; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 1, the Menomonee at a station with four people standing nearby.
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