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Map of the Route of the Military Road from Fort Crawford to Fort Howard Via Fort Winnebago

Date: 1936
Description: This map is red and black ink on tracing cloth and is oriented with north to the upper left. This hand-drawn map shows a central portion of the military ro...
Drawing

Wilkins 19: Fording Laramie Creek

Date: May 27 1849
Description: The wagon train crossing Laramie Creek in Wyoming.
Drawing

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...
Drawing

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...
Drawing

Gates of Heaven

Date: August 25 1885
Description: Gates of Heaven Synagogue. Designed by August Kutzbock.
Print

Floor Plan of Eilert Farm Equipment

Date: 1938
Description: Overhead schematic of the lay-out of the Eilert Farm Equipment Company, an International Harvester dealership. The illustration appeared in a brochure urgi...
Drawing

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...
Drawing

Sackets Harbor

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Description: Labeled drawing of Sackets Harbor, NY. War of 1812.
Photograph

Reverend Cutting Marsh

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of Reverend Cutting Marsh. Crayon portrait.
Drawing

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.
Drawing

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...
Postcard

Singer Advertising Card - Roumanian Group

Date: 1892
Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three men from Roumania [Romania] in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...
Drawing

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...
Drawing

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...
Drawing

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.
Print

Old Abe Memorial Day

Date: May 30 1904
Description: Chromolithograph of Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle. The title reads: "Memorial Day in Wisconsin Schools."
Drawing

"Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life" Cover Art

Date: July 1926
Description: Front cover of "Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life" showing an illustration of a woman in an evening dress with her cheek resting on her shoulder, and peop...
Map or Atlas

Map of Rodolf Family Farm

Date: 1833
Description: Township/section map showing Rodolf land and nearby neighbors.
Drawing

Pecatonica River

Date: 1834
Description: Peck-a-ton-oka (Pecatonica River) with Rodolf farm in the background.
Map or Atlas

Map of Calf Pasture on the Great or West River

Date: 1744
Description: A map of a plan of 16,500 acres of land.

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