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Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill advertising an upcoming field trial of the Osborne twine binder in Salisbury, Mo. Includes the text "To all whom it may concern and especially to...

Date: 1884 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne Self-Binding Harvester with text reading, "The Osborne Gold Medal" and "A Perfect Success in Every Field."

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Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A knight mounted on a horse is wearing the Union shield as he battles a dragon with a sword. The dragon has the word "SECESSION" on its side. Black ink on...

Date: 1856 

Description: Engravings of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates from the Democratic, Republican and Know Nothing parties for the Tuesday, November 4th, 185...

Date: 1849 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.

Date: 1895 

Description: Page showing the month of April from the Hillside Home School calendar. Included are two small cyanotype photographs, one of a house and the other of a fie...

Date: 1894 

Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows an American Revolutionary War battle scene. Also...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two pirates, one armed with two pistols and the other with a rifle, are bringing a shackled soldier labeled "U.S." to Jefferson Davis. Davis is relaxing in...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.

Date: 1891-09-20 ca.

Description: Political cartoon from the Washington Post. It refers to the role of Jeremiah M. Rusk, the Secretary of Agriculture from Wisconsin, in negotiating i...

Date: 1888 

Description: Card menu for a dinner for Judge Charles E. Dyer, given by his "legal friends in Milwaukee, at the Milwaukee Club." At the top is a stalk of wheat interlac...

Date: 1851 

Description: "Good Testimony, Read, Read!", a broadside issued by citizens of Milwaukee in support of the gubernatorial candidacy of the Whig candidate, Leonard J. Farw...

Date: 1881 

Description: Valentine's Day card with a border of white flowers surrounding a smaller polka dot border. Inside is the text "St. Valentine's Day", daisies and a bee. Th...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A fox, with J.D. and crossbones on his leg, wearing a coat and hat with a skull on it, steals away in the night on a road labeled "TO DIXIE'S LAND". The mo...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A figure has two faces. Facing left a smiling (Union) face is saying "How about Washington?" Facing right a grumpy (Confederate) face is saying "Let me alo...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A "crest" of Major General George McClellan. He appears on a blue oval with white stars. An eagle with flags, bayonets, cannons, cannonballs and a drum app...

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I Always Win

Date: 1860 after

Description: An elephant wearing boots is carrying a banner that reads, "I ALWAYS WIN." The banner has a face on the left end and is holding up the elephant's tail with...

Date: 1838 

Description: Valentine's Day card with an image of a child peering out of a metallic gold circle. Surrounding the child are dandelion flowers and leaves. The child is b...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier on a horse appears on left, a military camp is seen in the background. To the right in fancy type: "Head Quarters, 2D REGT. WIS. CAVAL...

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