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Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Hall, built in 1870, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Below the image is the caption "Female College of Wisconsin."

Date: 1893 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of two men, each using a team of horses in a field to pull harvesting machines.

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Pear's Soap

Date: 1899-09-20 

Description: Advertisement for Pear's Soap featuring an illustration of an admiral washing his hands. Text reads: "The first step toward lightening the white man's burd...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Weesh-cub, or the Sweet, a noted Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chie...

Date: 1889-11-02 before

Description: Engraved view of a government snagboat removing obstructions from the channel of a western river.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in an oval frame filled with white stars. He is surrounded by four Union flags. A liberty cap appears above the portrait. Two r...

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date: 1821 

Description: Engraving depicting the Schoolcraft expedition crossing the Ontonagon River to investigate a copper boulder.

Date: 1883 

Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for the Marsh-Whitney Platform Binder, manufactured by the Marsh Binder Manufacturing Company. Includes the text: "t...

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Little Falls

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.

Date: 1879-02-08 

Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Rear Admiral Melancthon Smith, U.S.N.

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: 1832 ca.

Description: Pachtüwa-Chtä, an Arrikkara Warrior.

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card featuring an illustration of a man doffing his hat to a woman who is standing on a path holding an umbrella. Above their heads is a large...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Ischohä-Kakoschóchatä, Dance of the Mandan Indians.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-top-e-not, or the Eagle's Bed, a Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Ch...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card. In the center are 4 choir girls singing, holding hymnals, and one girl playing the violin. They are all wearing white robes. In the backgroun...

Date: 1897-07 

Description: A promotional card displaying a man in overalls standing by his large rye crops, near the road.

The caption reads, "This view made from a photograph take...

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