The Corp of Discovery

Revealing the American West


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Lewis and Clark on the Columbian River.
Global Gateway

Bear Dance of the Sioux. Rivers, Edens, Empires:  Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America Exhibition.

Shoshone men on horseback.
American Memory

 

 As it was in the old days.
American Memory

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 Sacajawea, the bird woman.
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In the Bad Lands.
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Meriwether Lewis.
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William Clark.
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 Jefferson’s Cipher for the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
American Memory

 Expedition Estimate.
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 Meriwether Lewis Pierre Chouteau, May 18, 1804, List of Specimens/ American Memory

 William Clark’s Expedition notes, Head of Vulture. Rivers, Edens, Empires:  Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America Exhibition

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Benjamin Rush to Meriweather Lewis, June 11,1803 Rules
America’s Library

 Thomas Jefferson to Meriwether Lewis, July 4, 1803
American Memory

Louisiana Territory
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 A Map of the Discoveries of Capt. Lewis & Clark from the Rockey Mountain and the River Lewis to the Cap of Disappointment or the Columbia River at the North Pacific Ocean
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