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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.
Description: Engraved view of Rood's Glen. A boy plays with a toy boat at bottom left while two men and a woman talk at bottom right. Two other figures can be seen in t...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Lady Liberty stands on a globe of the world. She is wearing a stars and stripes dress and has a sword over her right shoulder. She is pointing forward with...
Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.
Date: 1895-06-08 before
Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...
Description: The letters "U.S.", stacked. The tops of the letters are blue with white stars and the bottoms of the letters and the periods are red and white wavy stripe...
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company flyer describing field trial victory. The headline proclaims: "The McCormick Invincible and Ever Triumphant!"
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Travellers setting up camp along the Missouri River.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Engraving entitled "Tomb of Washington--Mount Vernon".
Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the California state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The...
Date: 1868-12-16 before
Description: Exterior and interior menu listing for an Army Reunion Banquet held at the Chamber of Commerce in Chicago. On the cover is a gold shield with a silver star...
Description: Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Diagram depicting the alphabet in sign language.
Date: 1860 before
Description: Portrait of Michael Corcoran. Caption below reads, "SONS OF ERIN!-Let the watchword be CORCORAN! RESCUED IF LIVING, AVENGED IF DEAD!" Black ink on beige en...
Description: A cat, labeled "MISSOURI", tasting soup from a steaming kettle over a wood fire. The kettle is labeled "SECESSION SOUP". The cat is wearing a vest, apron a...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Engraved view of Kenosha harbor. A group of men fish from a pier in the foreground while several boats float through the harbor. A tug is pulling a large s...
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.
Description: Park Hotel from a map in the manuscripts division.
Description: Uncle Sam, labeled "NORTH", holds a Union flag out to a man who has fallen off of a dock loaded with provisions. The dock has cannons along its front and a...
Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.
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