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Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A hot air balloon labeled "SECESSION" bursts and drops men and soldiers out of the gondola towards the ground below. The gondola has crossbones on it and t...

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a buffalo gazing down upon men with harvesting m...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

Date: 1884 

Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A youthful looking Zouave soldier has a knife in his right hand and the Union flag in his left. A battlefield with explosions is behind him. The verse bel...

Date: 1876 

Description: Advertising card with a color illustration of a man using the Johnston Light Combine in a field with two horses. The back of the card describes the agricul...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.

Date: 1851 

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

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 10, 11, and 12)

Date: 1845 

Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images and...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of reunion banquet of the Army of the Potomac in New York City.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Zouave fireman spraying a person in bed clothes in the face with a fire hose. Smoke is billowing in the background. Caption below reads, "A Fireman Zouav...

Date: 1844 

Description: A buffalo surrounded by wolves (Plate 10). "There are several varieties of the wolf species on the American prairies, the most numerous and formidable of...

Date: 1837 

Description: Fond du Lac Company House, built in 1836 and operated as an inn by Colwert Pier and his wife. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and severa...

Date: 1872 

Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.

Date: 1885-12-02 before

Description: Fringed red silk cover and gold silk ribbon backing for a "Complimentary Banquet to Hon. Wm. F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) by his life-long pard, D. Frank Powell...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Sun-a-get, or Hard-Times, a Chief of the Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Tribe, wearing a cape and horned headdress. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal...

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