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Description: A young man in the foreground is whistling at a woman walking by in the background. Includes the text: "Whistler's Mother."
A young man is raising...
Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.
Description: Drawing of a section of a completed part of Fort Cairo facing the confluen [sic] of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers.
Description: Drawing of a bearded man sitting on a tree stump. In front of him is a fishing pole held in place by a rock. At the end of the line is a bobber floating in...
Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: "View of Springfield, MO. Frmonts [sic] Army in Possesion [sic]." Several people and a horse are in the foreground, and city buildings are in...
Date: 1874-01 ca.
Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.
Description: Pencil drawing depicting a group of men and women bicycling on a dirt road in a rural, wooded area, probably in the 1880's. One man and woman are riding a...
Description: Pen and Ink drawing of a man digging in a small, fenced-in field. Two cows, a haystack and numerous farm buildings are in the yard, and a farmhouse, trees...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...
Description: "Hospital and (indecipherable) during the last days battle at Fort Donelson on the Tennessee." Building with people and several trees.
Description: Joe bartending at The Park Grill.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian tribes of the United States: their history antiquities, customs, religion, ar...
Description: A pencil drawing of a man holding his hands over his ears, standing next to his bed as though he's just leapt out of it. His expression is similar to that...
Description: Drawing of a soldier holding a cup, standing next to his bunk at Fort Holt. Civil War firearms are in the closet on the right. Another man is in the backgr...
Description: Drawing of President Nixon kneeling on the ground and with his hand trying to plug a hole in the wall in an attempt to stop water gushing out of it. Above...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The foundry of the E.P. Allis Works.
Description: George bartending at the Irish Veteran's Association.
Description: A man wearing diving gear is fishing underwater. He is sitting on the lake bed among weeds with a worm on the end of his line. A large fish is swimming tow...
Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...
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