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Fond du Lac Company House

Date: 1837
Description: Fond du Lac Company House, built in 1836 and operated as an inn by Colwert Pier and his wife. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and severa...
Print

Fond du Lac Company House

Date: 1837
Description: Fond du Lac Company House. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and several Indian dwellings are erected next to it. A man on horseback with...
Book or Pamphlet

Runaway Slave

Date: 1837
Description: Image of a runaway slave with stick and satchel.
Photograph

Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin

Date: 1837
Description: Photographic print of an amateur painting, probably representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The Peck Cabin, one of the many free variations o...
Drawing

Map of Aztalan

Date: 1837
Description: Copy of N.F. Hyer's original map of Aztalan as published in the Milwaukee Advertiser, February 25, 1837.
Map or Atlas

Milwaukee and Rock River Canal

Date: 1837
Description: Map of the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal.
Photograph

Chief Ta-vah-puts - Anaglyph

Date: 1837
Description: Stereograph of Ta-vah-puts, Chief of the U-in-tah Utes, standing in a field.
Map or Atlas

Topographical Map of Wisconsin Territory

Date: 1837
Description: This map shows the townships, roads, trails, natural land forms, vegetation, mill sites and lead and copper deposits in the Wisconsin Territory at the time...
Map or Atlas

Map of a Part of Wisconsin Territory

Date: 1837
Description: Map of Lake Winnebago and the area south of the Fox River from Green Bay to Sheboygan. The map is oriented with North to the right.
Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin Territory

Date: 1837
Description: This map shows the townships, counties, prairies, and swamps in the Wisconsin Territory at the time. It includes the land south of the Wisconsin and Fox Ri...
Map or Atlas

Map of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal

Date: 1837
Description: A pen and ink on tracing paper, hand-drawn and colored map the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, ranging from the Rock River in the wes...
Map or Atlas

Township No. 18 N. Range No. 20 E.

Date: 1837
Description: This manuscript map, copied in 1837 from a map in the Green Bay Land Office, Navarino, shows sections, the Shebowegan Trail, sandstone ledges, rivers, stre...
Map or Atlas

Map Illustrating the Plan of the Defences of the Western & North Western Frontier

Date: 1837
Description: This map shows the planned military posts/depots, roads, existing forts, rivers, and land assigned to various Indian tribes. Illinois, Mississippi, Arkansa...
Map or Atlas

Map Illustrating the Plan of the Defences of the Western & North-Western Frontier

Date: 1837
Description: This map shows planned military posts/depots, barracks, rivers, lakes, roads, existing forts, and land assigned to various Indian tribes. Arkansas, Illinoi...
Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee County, Wis.

Date: 1837
Description: This map shows the proposed Rock River Canal, between Milwaukee County thru the west line of what is now Waukesha County. Also shows townships, roads, hydr...
Historical Object

Lydia C. Sawyer

Date: 1837
Description: Hollow-cut silhouette of Lydia C. Sawyer, who died Feb. 11, 1837 at age 22. Portrait faces right (proper left), with hair up, and a fringed collar.
Historical Object

Unidentified Man

Date: 1837
Description: Aperture-type silhouette cut from ivory colored paper on black ground of unidentified man. Subject faces right (proper left) wearing a tie and ruffled shir...

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