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Date: 1860 after

Description: From left to right, head and shoulder portraits of Major Clarke, General George McClellan, Major Van Vliet, and General Barry. Each man has his name below....

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cherub (angel) sits on a wagon with a bellows on top. He is blowing bubbles from a pipe. The newest bubble has the words " A ZEPHYR" in it (a zephyr is a...

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Description: Letterhead of the Chequamegon Hotel of Ashland, on Lake Superior, with a three-quarter view of the hotel, as seen from the waterfront, set into a cartouche...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A graphic design of a Confederate officer labeled "SECESSION" hanging by the neck from a beam. He is choking, his tongue is hanging out and his eyes are pr...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Cover of flyer found in the papers of the National Committee to Abolish the Un-American Activities Committee. Founded in 1960, the committee later became...

Date: 1861 

Description: An image of the Devil holding a pitchfork. The words "THE DEVIL" appear on his chest. Caption below reads "THE FIRST SECESSIONIST". Black ink on beige enve...

Date: 1861-08-05 

Description: Lucius Fairchild's commission as captain in the 16th infantry regiment, signed by Abraham Lincoln.

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Description: Letterhead of the Knight Hotel of Ashland, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel and traffic in the surrounding streets, including pedestrians,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: In a play on words, Jeff Davis is "taking" Washington with a camera. He is crouching under the cloth peering through a camera on a tripod. The camera is po...

Date: 1925-07 

Description: Memorial Edition of "La Follette's Magazine," page 107. The magazine later became known as the "Progressive Magazine."

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty holding a Union flag with her right hand and pointing with her left. Caption below reads, "I am for Union TO A MAN!" Red and blue ink on beige...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: "Keep Cool with Coolidge in Wisconsin This Summer." A stamp presumably issued by the Outdoor Club of Wisconsin, to promote tourism in northern Wisconsin. I...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Four Union soldiers chasing four Confederate soldiers. The Union soldiers have a Union flag, a cannon and rifles with bayonets. The four Confederate soldie...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Crude parody of a coat of arms for the Confederacy. The border on the right, bottom and left is a rattlesnake. The top is a ribbon with the text "OH! "LET...

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Description: Images of American and British flags illustrate the Pledge of Allegiance, originally composed by Francis Bellamy, as well as a quote from Oliver Wendell Ho...

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Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison with a vignette of "The Burning of the Capitol by the British, 1814."

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...

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Description: Letterhead of Newhall House in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel, including people strolling on the grounds and near the entranc...

Date: 1947 

Description: Anti-communist brochure, copyright by Harry T. Everingham, Chicago, Illinois, in 1947. The text asks "Why not try Communism?" and replies "The answer is y...

Date: 1903 

Description: Handbill advertising two lectures at the Monona Lake Assembly, near Madison in July 1903. First was a debate on "The Negro Problem" between Senator J.R. B...

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