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The valley of the Mississippi illustrated

Author: Henry Lewis; Alice Hermina Poatgieter; Bertha L Heilbron; Minnesota Historical Society.
Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society, ©1967.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lewis, Henry, 1819-1904.
Valley of the Mississippi illustrated.
St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society, [1967]
(OCoLC)577040304
Online version:
Lewis, Henry, 1819-1904.
Valley of the Mississippi illustrated.
St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society, [1967]
(OCoLC)609863247
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Lewis; Alice Hermina Poatgieter; Bertha L Heilbron; Minnesota Historical Society.
OCLC Number: 885977
Notes: Translation of Das illustrirte Mississippithal, originally published in 1854.
Map on lining papers.
Description: xix, 423 pages, 78 leaves of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles, map, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Translator's preface / A. Hermina Poatgieter --
Editor's preface ; Editor's introduction / Bertha L. Heilbron --
St. Louis --
Steamboat wooding at night --
Trempealeau Mountain --
Fort Snelling --
The Mississippi --
The Falls of St. Anthony: Ampata Saba, or the first wife --
The prairies --
The St. Peter's River: The Little Falls --
St. Paul: Fountain Cave; Carver's Cave --
Little Crow's village: Indian music, songs, and poetry; Red rock prairie; Medicine Bottle's village --
The St. Croix River --
Red Wing's village: La Grange --
Indian burial --
Lake Pepin: Maiden Rock --
Wabasha's village: Sha-co-pee, the Dakota orator --
The Chippewa River --
Indian hunting camp: Domestic arrangements and the Indian family; The Dog Dance --
A prairie fire --
The battle of Bad Axe --
The Chippewa Indians: Chippewa life and legends; Scalping --
Prairie du Chien --
The State of Wisconsin: The mouth of the Wisconsin River; Cassville, Wisconsin --
The Indian's lookout --
Dubuque, Iowa: The Tete des Morts River --
Galena, Illinois --
On the Fever River: The Great Manito --
Iowa and Illinois cities: Savanna, Illinois --
The western frontiersmen: their character and customs --
More Iowa and Illinois cities: Muscatine, Iowa; Muscatine Prairie --
Nauvoo, Illinois: the Mormon city: The prophet; The relics; The golden plates --
Cities and islands: Our encampment; Quincy, Illinois; Crescent Island --
The State of Illinois --
Cities, rivers, and cliffs: Grafton, Illinois; The Illinois River; Piasa Rock --
Explorations of the Mississippi Valley / J.M. Peck --
Alton and the bluffs: Portage des Sioux, Missouri; Alton, Illinois --
The Missouri River --
The great fire in St. Louis --
Carondelet, Missouri: Jefferson Barracks; Herculaneum, Missouri --
Indian mounds in Illinois: The Kaskaskia River; Chester, Illinois; The Grand Tower and Devil's Bake Oven; The Cornice Rocks --
The State of Missouri --
Cairo, Illinois, and the Ohio River --
Entering the South: Memphis, Tennessee; The southern states --
The South and slavery: Vicksburg, Mississippi --
General Taylor's residence --
Natchez, Mississippi --
The mouth of the Red River --
Louisiana sites and birds of the South: The Convent of the Sacred Heart; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Carrollton, Louisiana --
New Orleans: A sugar plantation --
The Gulf of Mexico.
Other Titles: Illustrirte Mississippithal.
Responsibility: by Henry Lewis ; translated from the German by A. Hermina Poatgieter ; edited with an introduction and notes by Bertha L. Heilbron.

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