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Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

Date: 1887-10-14 before

Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a man in a powdered wig wearing a waistcoat with wide, decorated cuffs, ruffled...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Shounk-Chunk the Black Wolf, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Gre...

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: 1832 ca.

Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa, a Minatarre, or Big-bellied Indian. He holds a large pipe.

Date: 1866 

Description: Advertising brochure for Russell & Company's Ohio Reaper and Mower, distributed by Chas. A. Taylor, agent for Peoria, Illinois. Features an illustration of...

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.

Date: 1878 

Description: Engraving of Ocatagon House, the residence of Mrs. Eliza Richards. Several trees dot the landscape and other buildings can be seen in the distance at right...

Date: 1860 after

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

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9). "Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...

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Coasting

Date: 1879-12-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man coasting on a high-wheel bicycle. He has his legs draped over the handlebars, and his hands on the handlebars, leaving the pedals f...

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1884-06-03 

Description: Drawings of the Republican National Convention. The main drawing shows an outside view with the caption "Scene in front of the convention building during t...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Ta-ma-kake-toke, or the Woman that Spoke First, a mourning Chippeway (Ojibwa) Squaw. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the...

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Let Me Alone

Date: 1860 after

Description: A charging elephant tosses Jefferson Davis and a dog into the air. Davis holds a tattered Confederate flag. The elephant is labeled UNCLE SAM, and the dog...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Caa-taa-ke Mung-ga, or the Speckle'd Loon, Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Prarie...

Date: 1895 

Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...

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