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Date: 1873 

Description: Engraved image of a lock and dam at Sault St. Marie. Two men operate the sluice as ships wait on the opposite side of the lock. Another man waits with a ro...

Date: 1880-11-20 

Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...

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Cha-co-to

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cha-co-to, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).

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: 1856 

Description: Engravings of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates from the Democratic, Republican and Know Nothing parties for the Tuesday, November 4th, 185...

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising card for William Deering & Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a man showing "The Deering Binder, carefully studied and...

Date: 1896 

Description: A political cartoon satirizing the Republican Party as a bloated man squashing the Labor Party, which is depicted as a working man.

Date: 1875 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester featuring a small illustration of the machine at work in the field, followed by testimonials. This model appears...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Men-dow-min, or the Corn, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) dwarf. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Green Bay (1827).

Date: 1860 after

Description: Patriotic image of a sailor holding the Union flag in his left hand and a sword in his right. His left foot rests on an anchor. The caption below reads, "T...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indian dance on snowshoes. (Plate 14)."In the northern latitudes of America, where the winters are long and very severe, from the heavy falls of snow which...

Date: 1853 

Description: Group of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians in a long house (ciproke). Some of the men are displaying animal pelts. There is a bucket and a small barrel at the e...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved image of two men working in a cellar full of wooden barrels filled with fermenting beer.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Weesh-cub, or the Sweet, a noted Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chie...

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...

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: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

Date: 1844 

Description: Portrait of North American Indians (Plate 1). "The group in Plate No. 1 is composed of three Portraits from my collection, representing three different tr...

Date: 1871 

Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Chat-o-nis-see, Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi). Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827). H...

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