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Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-pa-laa, or the Playing Fox, the Prince of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Prairie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1859 

Description: The fairgrounds in Milwaukee, the year when Abraham Lincoln spoke. This fair grounds were located at the Brockway Grounds near Twelfth and Spring streets....

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a scarf held by the hand of Abraham Lincoln. Caption, "A Pretty Good Choke, (Joke,) on J. D. Verdict,--served him right." Only t...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The letters "U.S.", stacked. The tops of the letters are blue with white stars and the bottoms of the letters and the periods are red and white wavy stripe...

Date: 1849 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Little Elk (Hoo-Wan-ne-ka), chief of the Ho-Chunk, as he appeared during an official visit to Washington, D.C. in 1824. This por...

Date: 1899 

Description: A reproduction of an ad or counter card for the Universal Food Chopper. Text on the image reads, "The Universal Food Chopper, and a few of the things it ch...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 1-9). Various landscapes and rock formations.

Date: 1864-11-08 

Description: The National Union Ticket. National Union Party was the name the Republican Party used in 1864 to attract War Democrats who would not vote for the Republic...

Date: 1888 

Description: The back view of a farmer reaching over a fence. He stands next to wrecked farming machinery, and the words, "Which Side Of The Fence Are You On?" Other te...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the California state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

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Waa-ba-shaw

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-ba-shaw, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1838-09 

Description: A public notice of a meeting that nominated Hon. James Duane Doty for Delegate to Congress for this Territory. Other names on document; Hon. Gilbert Knapp,...

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Includes boats on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1852 

Description: Proof sheets of five and ten dollars bills of the Wisconsin Bank of Madison. Among other illustrations, the notes include an engraving of Leonard J. Farwel...

Date: 1893 

Description: An ornate advertisement "showing the wonderful growth of the Plano Manufacturing Company" as symbolized by the hatching and growth of a chick into a mighty...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grove Towns...

Date: 1844 

Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8). "All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by...

Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill describing a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company challenge to the winner of a field trial to face the McCormick Twine Binder. Hubbard, Partridge...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

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