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Camp Randall

Date: May 1864
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...
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Wilkins 19: Fording Laramie Creek

Date: May 27 1849
Description: The wagon train crossing Laramie Creek in Wyoming.
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Wilkins 12: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny

Date: 1849
Description: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny in Nebraska Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...
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Wilkins 11: The Deserted Pawnee Village

Date: May 1849
Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...
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Gates of Heaven

Date: August 25 1885
Description: Gates of Heaven Synagogue. Designed by August Kutzbock.
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River from Fort Snelling

Date: October 1852
Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Second) Sketch

Date: 1851
Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.
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Sackets Harbor

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Description: Labeled drawing of Sackets Harbor, NY. War of 1812.
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Medicine Man Jes´ akkid´

Date: 1885
Description: Illustration of medicine man Jes´ akkid´ bending over an ill person, removing disease from his/her body.
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Lake Superior Area

Date: 1852
Description: Illustration of four Indians on Madeline Island with a canoe in the water on the shore.
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Storm Encountered on the Way to Washington, D.C.

Date: 1852
Description: An illustration of a storm encountered by a delegation of Indians on their way to Washington, D.C.
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

Date: 1924
Description: Pen sketch of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., by Willy Pogany in 1924. The original bears La Follette's signature.
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Cartoon of Indian Powwow

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Description: Ho-Chunk Indian chasing white spectators from pow wow. Copy negative by Charles Van Schaick, cartoon by David Goodvillage.
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Wilkins 10: Old Fort Kearney

Date: May 1849
Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...
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The Chequamegon Hotel

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Description: Lithograph depicting the Chequamegon Hotel from the Ashland harbor.
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Bird's-Eye View of University of Wisconsin-Madison

Date: 1907
Description: Bird's-eye view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking northwest. Building at top of hill, to left of center is Bascom Hill (Main Hall) and...
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Cabin Drawing in Thomas Steel Letter

Date: January 12 1844
Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
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First Fort Crawford

Date: October 1829
Description: Fort Crawford as drawn by Seth Eastman. People are in a canoe in the river in the foreground. Across the river is the fort, other buildings around the fort...
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Wilkins 18: Fort Laramie

Date: June 24 1849
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Second)

Date: 1856
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

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