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Description: An article entitled "Most Colossal Animal Ever On Earth Just Found Out West", about the discovery of brontosaurus remains. The article includes illustratio...
Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...
Description: Page from the Waukesha "Daily Freeman" newspaper listing draftees from Waukesha, Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee, Muskego, Vernon, Genesse, Summit, Delaf...
Description: Head and shoulders portrait drawing of Clarence Darrow to accompany an article about the Oshkosh lumber strike conspiracy trial.
Description: Newspaper clipping cartoon drawing of Jeremiah Rusk as a towering figure standing above a small crowd of men in a field. Rusk wears a hat and vest, his sle...
Description: Advertisment for the "Wisconsin Argus" newspaper published in Madison, Wisconsin by S.D. Carpenter and H.A. Tenney.
Description: Engraved image of a Pope's Army Tandem bicycle outfitted with skis, two sleep rolls, a rifle, and two hand guns.
Description: An illustration of the enormous bowie knife that was presented to John F. Potter.
Description: An editorial article in the "New York Journal" written by William Randolph Hearst in the wake of the sinking of the "Maine."
Description: Front page of "Southport American."
Description: Newspaper article declaring peace between the United States and Great Britain at the end of the War of 1812.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait drawing of Nathan Paine of Paine Lumber Company who brought charges against George Zentner and Michael Troiber in the Oshkosh l...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: An advertisement for an Improvement in Movable Frame Bee Hives, The Western Bee Hive. Patented January 9, 1872 by H. Staggs from Topeka Kansas. Claims to b...
Description: Head and shoulders portrait drawing of Thomas Kidd, defendant in a conspiracy case related to the Oshkosh lumber strike.
Description: The front page of the newsletter "Frauen-Zeitung."
Description: Advertisement for the Improved Geared Rotary Honey Extractor for 1872. Manufactured by Gray and Winder of Cincinnati, OH. Illustrations of two different mo...
Description: Engraved masthead for The American Spiritualist depicting a seance over the word "phenomenal," a globe over the word "scientific," and a man at a de...
Description: Front page of the newspaper El Misisipi.
Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...
Description: Front page of The Wisconsin Chief.
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