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Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as McCormick, Ogden & Co. Features a small drawing of the r...
Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee, drawn from sketches and photographs for the "Milwaukee Daily Sentinel", with insets of Schlitz Park and the Pabst Brewing Com...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Cover page of a Manny & Co. advertising circular featuring two illustrations of men using Manny's reaper and mower. The top illustration shows the reaper a...
Description: Chicago and Northwestern Railway pass belonging to Reverend Jackson Kemper.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking south down 8th Street from Schlitz's Park.
Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...
Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A rope tied in a noose inside of a frame. Caption reads "Good Noose for TRAITORS". Black ink on yellow envelope, image on left side. Image printed on enve...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Indian utensils and arms (views 13-18). Included are a pipe, arrow, moccasin, and possibly a drum and shield.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Com-no-sa-qua, a Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Missinnewa (1827).
Description: 1861 Racine and Mississippi Railroad Pass belonging to Jackson Kemper.
Date: 1889 after
Description: Menu from the Dining Car "Minneapolis" on the Chicago & North Western Railway, with an illustration of a child in shorts, a loose top, and a bonnet standin...
Description: One thousand dollar bond and unclipped coupons issued by the city of Madison in 1857. The bond was illustrated with a railroad train, perhaps to suggest t...
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: A portrait of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, 1849-1850. Born in Virginia on November 24, 1784, Taylor died in office on July 9, 185...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...
Date: 1810 ca.
Description: View of the city of Lincoln, England. Photocopy after an engraving by B.G. Topham.
Date: 1895-06-08 before
Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...
Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa, a Minatarre, or Big-bellied Indian. He holds a large pipe.
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