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North American Indians

Date: 1844
Description: Portrait of North American Indians (Plate 1).

"The group in Plate No. 1 is composed of three Portraits from my collection, representing three different t...

Photograph

Portrait of Hodjiage-De

Date: December 1901
Description: Portrait (Profile) of Hodjiage-De (Fish Carrier) or (He Bears A Fish by The Forehead Strap), called William Henry Fishcarrier, in native dress with headdre...
Drawing

Cruelty of Iroquois

Date: 
Description: Illustration from Hennepin's "A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America". The illustration is titled "The Cruelty of The Savage Iroquois".
Map or Atlas

Outgamis Lake

Date: 1905
Description: This pictorial representation of part of Lake Winnebago and the Fox River in 1703, showing interactions between white beaver hunters and the Iroquois is ta...
Book or Pamphlet

Illustrations of Indian Life

Date: 
Description: An illustration depicting various aspects of Indian life, including dancing, a sweat lodge, cooking, and burial of the dead. Indians are referred to as "sa...
Map or Atlas

A New and Exact Map of the Dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye Continent of North America, Containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina

Date: 1720
Description: One of Herman Moll's most famous maps, often referred to as The Beaver Map for its elaborate engraved inset depicting and describing beavers building a dam...
Map or Atlas

A New Map of the North Parts of America Claimed by France under ye Names of Louisiana, Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi], Canada, and New France with ye Adjoining Territories of England and Spain

Date: 1720
Description: This map of North America shows cities, rivers, lakes, and a few topographical features, complete with numerous descriptive blocks of text about expedition...
Map or Atlas

A Map of the British Plantations on the Continent of North America: According to the Notes and Improvements of Mr. Bolton, Made in the Original of Mr. Danville; With the History of each Colony in the Margin

Date: 1757
Description: This map shows the cities, plantations, lakes, rivers, mountains, Native American territories and colonial borders of the Eastern half of North America, pl...
Map or Atlas

A General Map of the Middle British Colonies in America: Viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut and Rhode-Island: Of Aquanishuonigy the Country of the Confederate Indians Comprehending Aquanishuonigy Proper

Date: 1758
Description: This detailed map of north eastern America shows the boundaries, cities, mountains, rivers, lakes, Native American land and towns, and roads from east of t...
Map or Atlas

A New Map of the British Colonies in North America: Shewing the Seat of the Present War, Taken from the Best Surveys, Compared with and Improved from Manuscripts of Several Noblemen and Gentlemen

Date: 1777
Description: This detailed map of the American colonies shows cities, villages, roads, mountains, lakes, rivers, swamps, counties, state boundaries, and Native American...
Map or Atlas

The Provinces of New York and New Jersey; With Part of Pensilvania, and the Province of Quebec

Date: 1776
Description: Map of New Jersey and New York, showing cities, forts, roads, counties, townships, land grants, rivers, lakes and several topographical features. Much of t...
Map or Atlas

America Septentrionalis

Date: 1636
Description: Map of North America, divided into regions, and showing some rivers, lakes, settlements, cities, mountains, and Native American land. Of the Great Lakes on...
Map or Atlas

Le Canada, ou Nouvelle France: La Floride, la Virginie, Pensilvanie, Caroline, Nouvelle Angleterre et Nouvelle Yorck, l'Isle de Terre Neuve, la Louisiane, et le Cours de la Riviere de Misisipi

Date: 1705
Description: Map of America east of the Mississippi River showing boundaries, rivers, portages, forts, cities, villages, and Native American land. Annotations on early...
Map or Atlas

The English Empire in America, Newfound-land, Canada, Hudsons Bay, &c.

Date: 1729
Description: This small and hand-painted map focuses on the English claims in North America along the east coast from Cuba up to the southern tip of Greenland. It shows...
Photograph

Save the Mounds Demonstration

Date: January 12 2016
Description: Save the Mounds demonstration at the Capitol Square against Assembly Bill 620. Flag and Standard bearers are lined up behind the speakers. In the backgroun...
Map or Atlas

Bowles's New Pocket Map of the United States of America

Date: February 04 1783
Description: One of the first and few maps to attempt to map the new boundaries of the United States and British territories during the preliminary treaty at the end of...
Map or Atlas

An Accurate Map of New Hampshire in New England, from a Late Survey

Date: 1781
Description: Map of New Hampshire and surrounding regions. It shows borders, regions, cities, numerous forts, the country of the Iroquois, mountains, rivers, and lakes....
Map or Atlas

A Map of New England & Ye Country Adjacent: Extending Northward to Quebec, & Westward to Niagara, on Lake Ontario; Shewing Gen. Shirley and Gen. Johnson's Routs, & Many Places Omitted in Other Maps

Date: 1755
Description: Map of New England, with three inset maps of Fort Oswego, Fort du Quesne, and Fort Frederick. It shows colonies, a few cities, forts (marked as French or E...
Map or Atlas

A Particular Map, to Illustrate Gen. Amherst's Expedition to Montreal: With a Plan of the Town & Draught of ye Island

Date: 1760
Description: Map showing upstate New York, Lake Ontario, and the St. Lawrence River during the last, decisive battle of the French and Indian War. The main map shows a...
Map or Atlas

A Map of the Five Great Lakes with Part of Pensilvania, New York, Canada, and Hudsons Bay Territories &c

Date: 1755
Description: Map of the Great Lakes region during the French and Indian War. It shows in great detail the territories, borders and boundary lines, Native American tribe...

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