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Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, seated on a platform, is holding a banner with stars and the text, "WISCONSIN LOYAL TO THE UNION". Behind her are an American eagle and f...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad featuring an illustration of Uncle Sam stretched from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean....

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card featuring a chromolithograph of young boys in a field. One boy is sitting on the seat of a Buckeye implement while holding the reins of fo...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (view 1).

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration of a "McCormick Steel Mower No. 3" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of James T. Lewis. His signature appears below the image.

Date: 1884-04 

Description: An engraving depicting the impressment of American seamen by the British Navy during the period before the War of 1812. The image shows a group of American...

Date: 1884 

Description: Illustration from a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing twenty McCormick binders harvesting a large field of grain in the Red River Valley...

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Certification from J.O. Barrett that the centennial photograph of Old Abe is truly him. The certification includes a signature from the governor.

Date: 1895 

Description: Page showing the month of April from the Hillside Home School calendar. Included are two small cyanotype photographs, one of a house and the other of a fie...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Abraham Lincoln in a dark-colored dress, hair in ringlets with a jeweled hair band, and holding a fan; engraved by Samuel Sartain, and pri...

Date: 1865 

Description: "Strategy or Change of Base". Photographic card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in women's clothing hoping to reach the Miss...

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...

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School House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the school house in Rib Lake. The caption reads, "SCHOOL HOUSE, RIB LAKE, TAYLOR COUNTY, WIS. -In all the towns of Price and T...

Date: 1878 

Description: Front cover of a catalog for McCormick's Harvester and Self-Binder, featuring a drawing of a binder at work in the field.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Marching elephant wearing boots and a blanket carries a banner. The banner reads "The Northern Elephant" and has a face on the left side and it is holding...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A snake, a skull and an ostrich feather in a pile on the ground. Above text reads, "Vanity, Treachery & Death." Caption below reads, "SECESSION EMBLEMS." B...

Date: 1857 

Description: Inset of an engraved portrait of Governor Coles Bashford.

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