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Date:  date unknown

Description: La Crosse and scenery above.

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz Hölzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved view of the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Kee-me-one, or Rain, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fond du Lac (1827).

Date: 1965 

Description: Safety cartoon from an International Harvester service manual. The cartoon depicts a man pointing to himself with five shadowed figures behind him. The te...

Date: 1949 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester technical manual. The cartoon appears under the heading "Handling and Installation," and the sub-heading "Uncrating...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved view of "The Jaws" in the Wisconsin Dells.

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...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du...

Date: 1887 

Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...


David Mckee


Description: Quarter-length steel engraved portrait of David McKee, a Lieutenant colonel in the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtai...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A portrait engraving from a painting of Thomas Jefferson.

Date: 1932 

Description: John bartending at the Columbus Circle Club.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over "Merry Christmas" wrapping paper in the background. Holly and bells appear overhead. Eac...

Date: 1932 

Description: Tom bartending at Sam's.

Date: 1861-10-14 

Description: Engraving of Old Abe, mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Voluntary Infantry, displayed for a crowd. The eagle bearer holds Old Abe's staff perch while t...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Brewett, Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827).

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.

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