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Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: A promotional card created to promote agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. This piece displays Julius Koehler, a man, and a woman in the flourishing ga...

Date: 1854-04 

Description: Poster advertising an Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention at Young's Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 13th, 1854. The poster attempts to unite indivi...

Date: 1855 

Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...

Date: 1861-04-21 

Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."

Date: 1860 after

Description: A man, probably Jefferson Davis, rides a pig carrying a sign that reads, "2d EDITION!!! 40,000 Killed, Wounded, THIS ONE MISSING! VIA CINCINNATI!" Blue ink...

Date: 1839-06-27 

Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" flies in the background. Captions below read "JEFF. DAV...

Date: 1882-05-02 

Description: Illustrated invitation to a May Party at Liederkranz Hall given by the Makers and Sawyers of Milwaukee. The invitation is illustrated in color with a hors...

Date: 1890-05-18 before

Description: Front and back sides of the Hotel Barker menu, with a painting of a windmill in an embossed crescent moon shape. Printed in brown ink with reddish highligh...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Holiday card featuring a boy and his dog. The boy is wearing a white and blue sailor suit. The dog is sitting up and begging with a sprig of holly in his m...

Date: 1861-10-10 

Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Birds-eye view of a Wisconsin Civil War regiment on parade in Fond du Lac, as drawn by Louis Kurz from the Marr Street Methodist Church. The regiment canno...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, seated on a platform, is holding a banner with stars and the text, "WISCONSIN LOYAL TO THE UNION". Behind her are an American eagle and f...

Date: 1857 

Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.

Date: 1858-01-01 

Description: Printed invitation to a New Year's Ball given at Weeden's Hotel in Neenah with music provided by Shattuck's Cotillion Band. The invitation is printed on e...

Date: 1882 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion harvester and binder. Includes the text "the Champion light binder, is the only simple, light, durable, efficient wor...

Date: 1890 

Description: Lithograph illustration for the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a gentleman sitting in a Victorian parlor pointing to...

Date: 1855 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona, 1855."

Date: 1860 after

Description: Marching elephant wearing boots and a blanket carries a banner. The banner reads "The Northern Elephant" and has a face on the left side and it is holding...

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