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Book or Pamphlet

Slave Catchers

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.

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Description: Man, woman, and cat on the porch of a frame home, with board sidewalk in foreground. This is probably Mr. and Mrs. Bartell Giroux. He was a tinsmith.

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Description: Elevated view looking northwest into the courtyard of the Taliesin II from the roof of the residence. The reconfigured roof of the studio space as well as...

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Description: Interior view of the Hudson Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. In the room are reading ta...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: Locomotive at the De Soto depot on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad line. The Mississippi River is on the left.

Historical Object

Album Page with Valentine

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An album page featuring a die cut, chromolithograph Valentine's Day card in the shape of an arrow. The greeting "To My Sweetheart" is printed on the card,...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A copy of an older illustration of the Sauganash Tavern, located on Lake Street in Chicago near Market. It was "built in 1831 by Mark Beaubien, who claimed...

Date: 1849 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as McCormick, Ogden & Co. Features a small drawing of the r...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Children at fountain on Broadway and Superior. Two girls sit in a pony-cart, and a girl looks through the fence with a dog, while a boy fills a vessel from...

Date: 1927-08-05 

Description: An elephant appears to be in a tug of war contest with a McCormick-Deering industrial tractor. In the background is a large tent and a group of children wa...

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Description: View of the west end of the courtyard in Taliesin II as seen from the residence. Two horses are in the background behind a gate.

Photograph

Men Among Logs

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Description: Six men and a dog stand among logs on a shoreline.

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Description: The front design of a postcard with the caption "Free Huey Newton!" showing an iconic image of Newton positioned inside the mouth of a drawn black panther.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of people standing on the sidewalk in front of the courthouse and the Confederate monument. Published by [Pe]oples Drug Co.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down Main Street of the central business district, with many parked automobiles, storefronts, power lines, and sidewalks on both sides of the street.

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon is below the heading "Steering the Tractor". The cartoon depicts a man riding a per...

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a set of archaic Indian deer hunters with their kill.

Photograph

Girl with Chick

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A young girl holds a small chick as a woman and Forest Middleton look on. A hen is in the background and a second chick is between Forest and the woman. Ki...

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Description: Interior view of the Hudson Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. In the room is a children'...

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Description: Two women, a man, and a dog sit in a parlor.

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