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Date: 1865 

Description: "Capture of an unprotected female, or the close up of the Rebellion." Photograph card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in wo...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Psíhdjä-Sáhpa, a Yanktonan Indian.

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John Adams

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Front of advertising card featuring an illustration of a man woken up by a horse, on whose side is written: "Nightmare." Text above and below reads: "Why d...

Date: 1858 

Description: A fire fighter stands over a fire as he trains his hose on the flames. This depicts the close proximity to the fire fire fighters were required to work be...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: The State House of Massachusetts in Boston with the Union flag flying over it. Men and women walk in front of it. The caption below reads, "No traitor's fl...

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School House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the school house in Rib Lake. The caption reads, "SCHOOL HOUSE, RIB LAKE, TAYLOR COUNTY, WIS. -In all the towns of Price and T...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam has a Confederate man by the neck and is about to kick him in the behind. Caption below reads, "UNCLE SAM'S INFALLIBLE REMEDY FOR ALL Rebel-ious...

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Weary Woman

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...

Date: 1825-09 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...

Date: 1844 

Description: Buffalo chasing hunter with rifle on horseback (Plate 12). "The wounded and chafed bull often turns upon its assailant, and runs him back, over the whole g...

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The Slide

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, seated on a platform, is holding a banner with stars and the text, "WISCONSIN LOYAL TO THE UNION". Behind her are an American eagle and f...

Date: 1869-02-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man riding an ice velocipede, a bicycle-like vehicle with a studded front wheel and back blades. In the background is an iceboat.

Date: 1861-07-21 

Description: Depiction of the battlefield. Engraved by J.C. McRae and drawn by W. Momberger.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.

Date: 1853 

Description: Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Contains an illustration of the machine in use...

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...

Date: 1887-05-14 

Description: Cartoon of a three-headed hydra representing oleomargarine, threatening a farmer.

Date: 1860 after

Description: On the left, an officer in uniform, putting on his gloves in preparation for battle and on the right, a tiny image of the same officer running away. He has...

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