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Date: 1655 

Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.

Date: 1946-08 ca.

Description: Campaign brochure issued by Robert M. La Follette, Jr., after his decision to return the Wisconsin Progressive Party to the Republican Party. The brochure...

Date: 1963-08 

Description: A printed appeal "to MARCH on WASHINGTON, Wednesday August 28, 1963." Some of the text reads "American faces a crisis...Millions of Negroes are denied free...

Date: 1904-06-16 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing for the 16th annual banquet of the Wholesale Saddlery Association, with a radiating fleur-de-lis, a grey horse, a saddle super...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Holiday card showing the Civil Rights March on Selma, Alabama, in 1965. The Christmas star shines overhead and has glitter on it. The card has a red border...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A relaxed man sits in a chair reading a paper with his slippers on. He has food and drink on a nearby table. Below the captions reads "One of the C.S.A. ge...

Date: 1860-11-06 

Description: National Democratic Ticket for the United States Presidential Election, Stephen A. Douglas and for Vice President, Herschel V. Johnson. Voters that desired...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Envelope depicts a Zouave camp with five soldiers relaxing around a campfire in front of a tent. A tree branch and a drum are in the foreground. The captio...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A white sailor and a Native American man sit on the ground near the water, ships are visible in the distance. The colonist holds a sextant in his left hand...

Date: 1946-10 ca.

Description: Campaign brochure of Howard J. McMurray, former congressman and political scientist, issued for his unsuccessful campaign against Joseph R. McCarthy in the...

Date: 1937 

Description: Holiday card from Palmer F. Daugs, alternate delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1936, candidate for U.S. Senate in 1954 and candidate for Wi...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Caricature of General Nathaniel Lyon that, when viewed horizontally, looks like a lion. Text above reads, "Gen. Lyon, of Missouri." Caption to the right re...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick". Below is the caption and verse, "JEFF A...

Date: 1861 

Description: A large dog, (Winfield Scott), and a smaller dog (Jefferson Davis) discussing a piece of meat, (Washington D.C.). Appears to be a comment on the insignific...

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Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

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Description: Letterhead of the Ambrosia Chocolate Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of chocolate confectionery and cocoa, with an elevated view of the comp...

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: 1989 

Description: Photographic holiday card from Tommy Thompson and family, governor of Wisconsin, 1987-2001. The card is a color image of Mr. Thompson, his wife, daughters,...

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Description: Memohead of the Wilbur Seed Meal Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of horse, cattle, poultry, and egg food, hoof packing, and various animal re...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Union General Winfield Scott crushes a group of Confederate soldiers and a Confederate flag in his giant left hand. Caption below reads, "SCOTT'S HOLD ON T...

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