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Date: 1932-02 before

Description: Engraving by Charles Silver to mark the passage of Wisconsin's Unemployment Compensation Law, the first in the nation.

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Description: Poster advertising a set of performances by musical group Blue Funkshun. Features a hand-drawn illustration of a man with a guitar case smoking a cigarett...

Date: 1880 

Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...

Drawing

The Household

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a farmhouse, trees and grounds in winter...

Date: 1939-01-16 

Description: Political cartoon depicting Bruce Barton buried beneath campaign bills.

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Description: The coat of arms for the Barden family featuring a lion at the top of the design. A banner in the design reads "Palma Virtuti."

Date: 1991 

Description: An original cartoon given to Ralph Widmer by the famous cartoonist, Walt Wetterberg, whose cartoon, "Ada The Aryshire," appears regularly in the "Farm Jour...

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Description: A sketch drawn from a formal photographic portrait of Mrs. Major Belle Reynolds. During the Civil War many women enlisted in armies or traveled with their...

Drawing

Ledger Drawing

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Description: Ledger Drawing. Two horses, one ridden by a man with long spear or coup stick. Second man drawn in pencil, not colored.

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Description: Portrait of columnist Robert Novak by Jack Higgins of the Chicago Sun-Times, which was for many years the home paper for Novak's column (with Rowlan...

Date: 1964-05 

Description: Black and white cartoon depicting two men in an apiary. One man is standing over a beehive with ridiculous electrical equipment strapped to his chest and h...

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Description: Drawing of Paul Bunyan running with two oxen pulling a log that is being sawed by two other lumberjacks.

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Description: Indian women standing on platforms make noise to scare birds from the cornfield.

Drawing

Ledger Drawing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men in battle. Two horses, one with a rider dressed entirely in black.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Small group of Native Americans spearing fish through ice on a river. Mountains can be seen in the background.

Date: 1916-06-17 

Description: "An Unwelcome Guest." Three Teenie Weenie women walk into a bedroom surprised to see a mouse peacfully sleeping - in a Teenie Weenie bed!

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Singing Group

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of four men singing in a group, posed in front of a music stand. There is a large music note in the background.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. Seven children play "Andy-Over-the-Schoolhouse", a game in which they throw a ball over...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Caricature of a man and Ingrid Bergman on a ski slope. Bergman is dressed as Joan of Arc. The caption on the right near her reads: "If I wear my legs to m...

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Wilfrid Laurier

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Description: Portrait sketch of Wilfrid Laurier. Laurier was Canada's first French-Canadian prime minister. His time in office was from 1896-1911, a critical time in th...

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