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Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Diagram depicting the alphabet in sign language.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Hobart church, built in 1839.

Date: 1849-05-10 

Description: Illustration of the "terrific and fatal" riot at the New York Astor Place Opera House.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Lithograph of Southport.

Date: 1874 

Description: Illustration of a man operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team horses, under the headline "To-Hjulet Mower."

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The Grant County Soldier's Monument.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Com-no-sa-qua, a Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Missinnewa (1827).

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Nah-shaw-a-gaa, or the White Dog's Son, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Gr...

Date: 1899 

Description: A reproduction of an ad or counter card for the Universal Food Chopper. Text on the image reads, "The Universal Food Chopper, and a few of the things it ch...

Date: 1879-12-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man falling off of a high-wheel bicycle. Two people in the background are watching the accident.

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: 1882 

Description: Cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog with an illustration of a mower in a field.

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Burton House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Burton House, (also referred to as the Ridge House by Edna Ferber in her novel, "Come and Get It") with horse-drawn carriages in the foreground.

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: 1882-02-03 before

Description: Cover and interior menu for "M. Le General Fairchild" in shadowed blackletter with the intertwined initials "M" and "P" and the head of a goat above. Gold-...

Date: 1857 

Description: Inset of an engraved portrait of Governor William Barstow.

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Racine

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of downtown Racine seen from Lake Michigan. Several vessels are entering the harbor, and a pier with a beacon is on the right.

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.

Date: 1886 

Description: The marriage of bachelor President Grover Cleveland to Frances Folsom, his 21-year old ward, in 1886 captured the nation's romantic imagination, a sentimen...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cut-taa-tas-tia, a celebrated Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1...

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