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Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison with a vignette of "The Burning of the Capitol by the British, 1814."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Political cartoon of the Irish, including verse, which comments on the change in labor needs due to steam power and likens the Irish to apes.

Date: 1917-12-13 

Description: A color cartoon depicting Robert M. La Follette, Sr. as pro-German, showing Kaiser pinning medals on him.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of a mature James Madison, from a painting by Durand.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis as a spider traps flies in his web. The web appears to be attached to the Union flag. He has a skull and crossbones on his back and blood d...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commercially successful reap...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement, ca. 1620.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ice-fishing scene, cartoon line drawing of a fisherman, seen from the side, standing by his hole in the ice, having relieved himself and with steam rising....

Date: 1876-08-12 

Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler holding a top hat, standing next to dead African Americans. There are slogans behind the bodies, including "Niggers...

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James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

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Cheers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card with an African American woman dancing with Santa Claus. She is wearing a green mini-dress with a belt, and red go-go boots. A phonograph and...

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Hay Barn

Date: 1938-04 

Description: Lithograph print of a drawing depicting two men working in a hay barn.

Date: 1925 

Description: Holiday card with a castle, trees, pine trees with snow and three male figures in medieval style costumes playing musical instruments. Black, red and green...

Date: 1871-11-25 

Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...

Date: ????-03-08 

Description: Artwork by Steve H--. Silkscreen. Governor Lee Sherman Dreyfus quote illustrated "I Eat Bee Poop." "Wisconsin Grade A Fancy" in lower left corner.

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Date: 1942-02-26 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from the program for the Third Annual Dinner of the Overseas Press Club of America for Anti-Axis Solidarity, with an illustration...

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...

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Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cartoon depicting the delivery of ice from a wagon. Children surround the wagon and a boy shouts, "Oh Skin-nay, yoo hoo! I-I-Ice."

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Shounk-Chunk the Black Wolf, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Gre...

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