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Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the Milwaukee Light Guard depicting four men, including captain J.C. Starkweather. This is a cover from sheet music "Milwaukee Light Guard...

Date: 1891-11-05 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...

Date: 1860 after

Description: John Bull is carrying a bale of cotton on his shoulders. He is standing with one foot on each of two galloping horses. One horse labeled "UNION" has a Unio...

Date: 1928 

Description: Round campaign sign in behalf of the unsuccessful Democratic Presidential candidacy of Alfred E. Smith, copyright by S.S. Bloom. Smith, who was best known...

Print

Escape Map

Date:  

Description: A hand-drawn map of a house labeled in both English and Chinese. Notes include escape routes. Two girls were kept here.

Date: 1882-05-02 

Description: Illustrated invitation to a May Party at Liederkranz Hall given by the Makers and Sawyers of Milwaukee. The invitation is illustrated in color with a hors...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Receipt issued by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to Frederick Smith for a contribution of ten cents from the Sabbath School of the...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in an oval frame filled with white stars. He is surrounded by four Union flags. A liberty cap appears above the portrait. Two r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Ewig Company, an insurance company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with full-color depictions of a scene with three traffic accidents involv...

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: 1858-01-01 

Description: Printed invitation to a New Year's Ball given at Weeden's Hotel in Neenah with music provided by Shattuck's Cotillion Band. The invitation is printed on e...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Advertising blotter for the Baraboo Auto Body Co.

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Description: Letterhead of the Evinrude Division of Outboard Motors Corporation of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the corporation logo and a man racing along in a boat with...

Date: 1963-11-22 

Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson flanked by his wife Ladybird (L) and the widow of assassinated Presid...

Photograph

Public Order No. 1

Date: 1862-08-31 

Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...

Date: 1931-02-03 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing from the Annual Winter Meeting of the Wisconsin Guernsey Breeders' Association at the Loraine Hotel. On the cover is a profile...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser. The text below reads: "Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...

Date: 1860-11-06 

Description: Union Electoral Ticket for the United States Presidential Election, John Bell and for Vice President, Edward Everett. Voters that desired to select a strai...

Date: 1884 

Description: This composite portrait of David G. Farragut, William T. Sherman, George H. Thomas, Abraham Lincoln, George G. Meade, Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph Hooker, Phil...

Date: 1910 

Description: Holiday postcard of two children. The boy is tooting a horn and the girl is playing a drum. They are both wearing folded paper sailor hats, and the boy wea...

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