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Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration of two jersey cows and a woman holding a milking pail. Text at bottom reads: Two Jersey Cows — Beauty and Jersey — The Property of the Illi...

Date: 1851 

Description: Back side of direction sheet, featuring two illustrations of men using the machine in a field. The top illustration has the title: "This cut represents the...

Date: 1884 

Description: A card advertising Conrad Seipp's Brewery of Chicago. Features a caricature of United States political figures of 1884, including, seated at the table from...

Date: 1921 

Description: Interior pages of a pamphlet advertising the Moline-Universal tractor featuring photographs of the tractor at work on farms.

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Ker-o-menee

Date: 1827 

Description: Portrait of Ker-o-menee, a celebrated Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treat...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

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Description: Engraved, full-length, seated portrait of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy from 1861-1869.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...

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Description: Front cover, bar menu, and trifold overleaf illustration from the Fox and Hounds Restaurant. On the cover is an illustration of the restaurant's wooden pla...

Date: 1919 

Description: Illustration of a man using a tractor produced by the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three hearts attached by ribbons. The top heart contains two cherubs with a cornucopia full of hearts. It has a gold, blue and wh...

Date: 2001-07 

Description: David Obey poses with Park Ranger Bob MacKreth on the left and Martin Hanson on the right. They are standing on the beach with water and land in the backgr...

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Let Me Alone

Date: 1860 after

Description: A charging elephant tosses Jefferson Davis and a dog into the air. Davis holds a tattered Confederate flag. The elephant is labeled UNCLE SAM, and the dog...

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: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man uses a Cletrac crawler tractor to clear land on a farm. The caption beneath the photograph reads, "Pulling stumps and clearing land are important job...

Date: 1908-09-20 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Marquette, with women and a man in traditional Dutch clothing, standing or sitting on shore and looking out at a ship....

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd President of the United States, 1889-1893. Harrison was born on August 20, 1833, on a farm ne...

Date: 1887-10-14 before

Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a woman with an upswept hairstyle and a choker, wearing a low-necked Delftware-p...

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...

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