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Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Celebrated Ottawa Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827).

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: O-wan-ich-koh (also phoneticized Hoowanneka) or the Little Elk, a chief of the Ho-Chunk. This portrait depicts Little Elk as he appeared at the Treaty of P...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Lithograph of Southport.

Date: 1857 

Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.

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Pe-a-jick

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pe-a-jick, a Chief of the Chippewa (Ojibwa) tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825)...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card showing the tall oat that grow in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts three men standing in a tall oat field. The caption reads, "THE...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States (1877-1881). Born in Delaware, Ohio on October 4, 1822, he died on January 17, 1893 in Fremont, O...

Date: 1844 

Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...

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Pe-shick-ee

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pe-shick-ee, a Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (18...

Date: 1858 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features illustrations of the machine in use in the field and alone....

Date: 1880-11-20 

Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

Date: 1851 

Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.

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Ball Play

Date: 1844 

Description: Large group of Indians engaged in the game of lacrosse (Plate 23). "Having in the two former illustrations and their chapters, explained to the readers the...

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The Son

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: The Son, an Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827).

Date: 1860 after

Description: A clergyman stands at the pulpit with a bible on it, behind him stands the devil. Each has one hand on the open bible. The number 3 appears in the upper le...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pen-now-we-ta, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fort Wayne (1827).

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Corn Crops

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising land in northern Wisconsin. The image on the front of the card shows a man holding up a...

Date: 1878 

Description: Advertising card for Goodrich Transportation Company listing destinations and departure times. In the center of the advertisement is a drawing of a sidewhe...

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