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Date: 1879 

Description: Features a color illustration of a man using a horse-drawn sulky rake.

Date: 1876-08-12 

Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler holding a top hat, standing next to dead African Americans. There are slogans behind the bodies, including "Niggers...

Date: 1874 

Description: Engaved view depicting a dramatic sunset through clouds over Lake Michigan. Several sailing ships are in the foreground.

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Coasting

Date: 1879-12-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man coasting on a high-wheel bicycle. He has his legs draped over the handlebars, and his hands on the handlebars, leaving the pedals f...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Certification from J.O. Barrett that the centennial photograph of Old Abe is truly him. The certification includes a signature from the governor.

Date: 1878 

Description: Engraving of Ocatagon House, the residence of Mrs. Eliza Richards. Several trees dot the landscape and other buildings can be seen in the distance at right...

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.

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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: 1876 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1873 

Description: View of the Walworth County Courthouse.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Advertising brochure for the Ohio Mower and Reaper manufactured by Ephraim Ball. The advertisement features a line drawing of men using two mowers pulled b...

Date: 1871 

Description: Photographic print of a wood engraving of a schoolhouse and children in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch of the Great Fire In Peshtigo".

Date: 1871-07-13 before

Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...

Date: 1874 

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: 1876 

Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date: 1871 

Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.

Date: 1871-12-23 

Description: Illustration of Dr. Williams being sworn in as an expert medical witness at the Wharton trial.

Date: 1874 

Description: Advertisement for Calvin Marshall's Patent Rut Leveler and Snow-Plow or Road Breaker.

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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