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Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Date: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

Print

John Hartman

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men and two women pose outside the home of John Hartman. The caption reads, "This view, taken from the garden, shows the home of John Hartman, near Phi...

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.

Date: 1863-06 

Description: Halftone print of an adolescent Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Closeup image of Old Abe on his shi...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The reverse side a promotional card advertising agricultural land in northern Wisconsin.

The texts reads, "1. How many improved farms are there in the...

Date: 1864 

Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Date: 1889-03-06 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing for a breakfast in honor of evangelist Dwight L. Moody. On the cover is an ivory tipped-in text plate bordered with a deckle-e...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1884 

Description: Press ticket for the Republican National Convention in Chicago, decorated with an engraving of the White House.

Date: 1878 

Description: Pass #497 issued for free travel during the year 1878 by the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad.

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

Date: 1853 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Includes an illustration of the ma...

Date: 1887-06-28 before

Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover illustration of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows children and adults, some of them circus performers, inside a large tent...

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