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Date: 1860 after

Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser. The text below reads: "Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...

Date: 1860 

Description: Large knife presented to John F. Potter by the Republicans of Missouri, 1860.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The corner of West Main and South Carroll Streets with businesses and horse-drawn wagons. Building at the corner is the Fox Block built in 1856, renamed Y...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Photograph

Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, land ownership by name, wards by number, local streets, buildings, fair grounds, nurseries, and part of Rock River. The...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-08-13 

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln before he grew a beard, taken from an ambrotype.

Date: 1860 

Description: Nine men arrive at Fort William by canoe. Fort William, also called Kaministiguia, was the Hudson's Bay fur trading post.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A clergyman stands at the pulpit with a bible on it, behind him stands the devil. Each has one hand on the open bible. The number 3 appears in the upper le...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An image of the Union flag with tassels and a liberty cap on the top of the pole. Below is the verse, "Down with the Traitor's Serpent flag! Death to th...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Devil sits on a bale labeled "COTTON". "No. 1" appears in the upper left corner. To the right is a verse that reads: "The Devil he sat with his claw...

Date: 1860 

Description: Floor plan and seating chart for the Assembly for their first meeting in the East Wing of new Wisconsin State Capitol building. After the completion of th...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, wearing his nightshirt with rumpled hair, is recoiling from a large snake. The snake's tongue is touching Davis' nose. A marsh appears in...

Photograph

East Main Street

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Raymond & Jones Hardware visible at 112 Main Street.

Print

Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A hot air balloon labeled "SECESSION" bursts and drops men and soldiers out of the gondola towards the ground below. The gondola has crossbones on it and t...

Date: 1860 after

Description: John Bull is carrying a bale of cotton on his shoulders. He is standing with one foot on each of two galloping horses. One horse labeled "UNION" has a Unio...

Date: 1860-11 

Description: Confederate Presidential Election ballot. Jefferson Davis and Alex. H. Stephens were elected without opposition. The corrosion on the front is caused by th...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, seated on the floor, is blowing bubbles and General Winfield Scott, standing, is bursting them with his sword. The soap dish on a table in...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Methodist Church.

Date: 1860 

Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...

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