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Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-08-13 

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln before he grew a beard, taken from an ambrotype.


Statue of Menard

Date: 1888 after

Description: Close-up of a statue honoring Colonel Pierre Menard who also served as the Lieutenant Governor of Illinois and fur traded with Native Americans. Dedicated...

Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Champion reaping and mowing machines manufactured by the Champion Machine Company. The cover features a color illustra...

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Advertising handbill for reapers designed by A.J. Cook and manufactured by Hatch and Whitely of Springfield in Clark County, Ohio.

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Albument print of the home of Abraham Lincoln decorated for Lincoln's funeral. The home is decorated with bunting across the roof and windows.

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The front page of a letter to Electa Candy that begins, "Dear Mother".


Henry Hooker Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Henry Hooker family in front of a picket fence before their stone house which has a bird cage and a picture hanging on its front porch. In the 1870 ce...


Lincoln Tomb

Date: 1874 after

Description: An exterior view of the Lincoln Tomb, the final resting place of Abraham Lincoln, his wife Mary, and three of their four sons, Edward, William, and Thomas....

Date: 1879 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion line of reapers and mowers manufactured by Warder, Mitchell, and Company. The cover features a color illu...

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Albumen print of the Congressional Committee, in front of the Abraham Lincoln home for Lincoln's funeral. The Congressional Committee accompanied Lincoln's...

Book or Pamphlet

Champion Light Binder

Date: 1884 

Description: Brochure titled: "50 Reasons Why the Champion Light Binder Takes the Lead." At the bottom is an illustration of a man standing and pointing at an inset ill...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The William Bullock family is posed before a stone upright and wing house with carpenter's lace brackets and trim on its porch.


Bicycle Race

Date: 1886-09 

Description: Engraved image of a drawing by Henry Sandham showing six bicycle racers on a track with a large crowd of spectators in the stands and along the side of the...

Date: 1871 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion reaper and mower manufactured by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly. The cover features an illustration of a farme...

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Albumen print of the Globe Tavern during Abraham Lincoln's funeral. The tavern was the early home of the Lincoln family. A group of dignitaries are standi...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family poses in a wooded yard. One man holds a wooden flute. Behind them is a Greek Revival house with a Madison Mutual insurance sign over the door.

Date: 1882 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Champion line of harvesting machines manufactured by Whitely, Fassler & Kelly. The cover features a colored illustr...

Date: 1883 

Description: Inside spread of 4-page brochure featuring illustrations accompanying blocks of text explaining the features of Champion machines. The top left shows a man...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An unidentified family thought to be Yankees pose at a board fence in front of an upright and wing frame house. The group includes two women with poses id...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the William Bullock family, a group of eleven adults and children in front of an ivy covered wall.

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