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Date: 1900-01-01 

Description: Cartoon drawing of a man wielding a feather quill pen as a sworn and a sheet of paper as a shield.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Placard for display with replicas of Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The replicas were produced by the International Harvester Company for the "reaper ce...

Date: 1922 

Description: Forged labels imitating United States Government Revenue stamps seized by Prohibition Officers. The labels were used by bootleggers to make customers belie...

Date: 1964 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts four men in a semi-circle looking at a personified wrench standing on a rais...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ticket for a raffle in which a steel engraving with a gold leaf frame was the prize.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam and General Winfield Scott discuss what to do with a Secession snake. Uncle Sam sits in a chair which is tipped back and his foot is resting on a...

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...

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Escape Map

Date:  

Description: A hand-drawn map of a house labeled in both English and Chinese. Notes include escape routes. Two girls were kept here.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser. The text below reads: "Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...

Date: 1888 

Description: Guest ticket to the Republican National Convention held in Chicago at the partially completed Auditorium Building. The Auditorium is one of the best known...

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Sons of Erin

Date: 1860 before

Description: Portrait of Michael Corcoran. Caption below reads, "SONS OF ERIN!-Let the watchword be CORCORAN! RESCUED IF LIVING, AVENGED IF DEAD!" Black ink on beige en...

Date: 1908-05-29 before

Description: Front cover, first page, and menu page of the annual dinner of the Wisconsin Society, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), with an American flag whose po...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Political cartoon of General Douglas MacArthur and Trygve Lie entitled "Please, here's the towel" and captioned "The UN voting machine ratifying the Americ...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An owl labeled "SCOTT" seizes a vulture labeled "JEFF DAVIS" by the wing. Feathers litter the ground beneath them. The owl is saying "LET YOU ALONE AND YOU...

Date: 1925 

Description: Holiday card with a castle, trees, pine trees with snow and three male figures in medieval style costumes playing musical instruments. Black, red and green...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Piece of rope with one end tied in the form of a noose, depicting a skull. Caption below reads, "End of Secession". Blue ink, image on right side of envelo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Political cartoon of the Irish, including verse, which comments on the change in labor needs due to steam power and likens the Irish to apes.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman is washing clothes in a washtub. The caption below reads "My only support—both boys gone to the war. I wonder if they would take me?" Red ink on be...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A bellows with a human face on it trails a ribbon that says, "ALL THE HONORS". A cloud of air and smoke blows out of the tip of the bellows. The caption be...

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