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Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...
Date: 1860 after
Description: An angel holding a Union flag is saying "GOD WATCHES OVER THEM". Under her gaze two children peacefully sleep under a Union flag. At the foot of the bed an...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Men-dow-min, or the Corn, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) dwarf. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Green Bay (1827).
Date: 1871 before
Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.
Description: Illustration of a Van Duzen traction gasoline engine.
Description: Advertising card featuring an illustration of a man doffing his hat to a woman who is standing on a path holding an umbrella. Above their heads is a large...
Description: Group of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians in a long house (ciproke). Some of the men are displaying animal pelts. There is a bucket and a small barrel at the e...
Description: A rattlesnake labeled "SECESSION", with an arrow through its neck, is in front of a federal shield. The shield is protecting the Constitution and the Holy...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Advertisement of the Hurlbut Manufacturing Company of Racine, the home of several wagon manufacturing firms during the 19th Century. Hurlbut began manufac...
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick over an illustration of...
Description: Portrait of O-hay-wa-nim-ce-kee (Yellow Thunder) a Chippeway (Ojibwa) chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1826).
Description: "Cain" standing in foreground of battlefield attracting the smoke of secession, as the Union smoke goes into the air. "Cain" refers to the Marshall of Poli...
Description: Advertisement for the 1895 model of the Telegram Sanger Racer by the Telegram Cycle Manufacturing Company of Milwaukee. Features a drawing of the 1895 mode...
Description: Quarter-length engraving portrait of Thomas Jefferson painted by G. Stuart and engraved by J.C. Buttre. From "The History of Democracy in the United States...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Portrait of reunion banquet of the Army of the Potomac in New York City.
Description: Page from an advertising brochure featuring "McCormick's Prize Self-Raker, . . . the only perfect reaper in lodged grain." Features an engraved illustratio...
Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.
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...
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
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