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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...
Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a man using a Gale Chilled Plow (Albion, Michigan) with a donkey in a field. Another man is wal...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Advertisement for the Number 14 Osborne Light Twine Binder, featuring a color illustration of a man using a horse-drawn grain binder in a field.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: She-sheba, or the Little Duck, a celebrated Winnebgo (Ho-Chunk) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Gre...
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...
Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Description: Advertisement for Pear's Soap featuring an illustration of an admiral washing his hands. Text reads: "The first step toward lightening the white man's burd...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.
Description: Mandan Indians engaged in archery competition (Plate 24). "The meeting represented here is something like that of an Archery Club in the civilized world, b...
Description: Mi-a-qu-a, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).
Date: 1860 after
Description: "Cain" standing in foreground of battlefield attracting the smoke of secession, as the Union smoke goes into the air. "Cain" refers to the Marshall of Poli...
Description: A crop of hemp on the left feeds through a spinning wheel with the words "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle...
Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a scarf held by the hand of Abraham Lincoln. Caption, "A Pretty Good Choke, (Joke,) on J. D. Verdict,--served him right." Only t...
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of Joc-O-Sot, "A Sauk Chief from the Upper Missouri, U.S.A."
Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner.
To the right reads:
18th Reg. Wis. Vol,
Description: An angel holding a Union flag is saying "GOD WATCHES OVER THEM". Under her gaze two children peacefully sleep under a Union flag. At the foot of the bed an...
Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for the Marsh-Whitney Platform Binder, manufactured by the Marsh Binder Manufacturing Company. Includes the text: "t...
Description: Holiday card depicting a family; mother, father, daughter, son and their dog. The mother is standing with a tea tray, the father is seated and the children...
Description: Front of card with an illustration over an orange background of a man using a team of horses to pull a reaper in a field.
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