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Date: 1883 

Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, holding a Confederate flag, is arriving in hell with a devil riding on his back. Another devil (Benedict Arnold) below is giving him a "wa...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam has a Confederate man by the neck and is about to kick him in the behind. Caption below reads, "UNCLE SAM'S INFALLIBLE REMEDY FOR ALL Rebel-ious...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...

Date: 1899-12-27 

Description: Front cover and menu pages for a Masonic banquet, with the word "Menu" in gold-colored raised printing and two embossed fishes swimming around a branch of...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Envelope compares a young man of the North, on the left, to a young man of the South, on the right. The young Northern man is working with an older man on...

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a cornucopia filled with flowers and foliage. On the edge of the mouth it reads "Let the Smiles of Youth Appearing". Music appear...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Union sailor and King Neptune stand inside a sea shell that is floating on the ocean. Between them appears a decorative circle with the Union Armada in i...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Caricature of General Nathaniel Lyon that, when viewed horizontally, looks like a lion. Text above reads, "Gen. Lyon, of Missouri." Caption to the right re...

Date: 1863-06 

Description: Halftone print of an adolescent Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Closeup image of Old Abe on his shi...

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: 1882-04-29 

Description: Printed invitation to the 2nd annual military ball of the Light Horse Squadron of Milwaukee. The invitation is printed in blue and gold and features illust...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A fox, with J.D. and crossbones on his leg, wearing a coat and hat with a skull on it, steals away in the night on a road labeled "TO DIXIE'S LAND". The mo...

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...

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...

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...

Date: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Dressed in uniform with a Confederate hat, eyeglasses, and a belt with pistols and a sword, a gorilla stands with a rifle in his right hand and a knife is...

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