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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: German-language circular advertising McCormick's Self-Rake Reaper.

Date: 1851 

Description: Back side of direction sheet, featuring two illustrations of men using the machine in a field. The top illustration has the title: "This cut represents the...

Date: 1884 

Description: A card advertising Conrad Seipp's Brewery of Chicago. Features a caricature of United States political figures of 1884, including, seated at the table from...

Date: 1851 

Description: Map of a portion of Merton including the Bark River, a mill, Fort Hill, and Indian mounds.

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Ker-o-menee

Date: 1827 

Description: Portrait of Ker-o-menee, a celebrated Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treat...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1861-10-10 

Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...

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Let Me Alone

Date: 1860 after

Description: A charging elephant tosses Jefferson Davis and a dog into the air. Davis holds a tattered Confederate flag. The elephant is labeled UNCLE SAM, and the dog...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Birds-eye view of a Wisconsin Civil War regiment on parade in Fond du Lac, as drawn by Louis Kurz from the Marr Street Methodist Church. The regiment canno...

Date: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd President of the United States, 1889-1893. Harrison was born on August 20, 1833, on a farm ne...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

Date: 1887-10-14 before

Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a woman with an upswept hairstyle and a choker, wearing a low-necked Delftware-p...

Date: 1882 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion harvester and binder. Includes the text "the Champion light binder, is the only simple, light, durable, efficient wor...

Date: 1891 

Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.

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Unite Or Die

Date: 1860 after

Description: A snake with 15 segments, SC, Ca, Mi, Ala, N.C, Tex, De, Md, Va, Fla, Ark, Ten, Ke and Mo. Snake has the Confederate flag and a palm tree behind it. In bol...

Date: 1810 ca.

Description: View of the city of Lincoln, England. Photocopy after an engraving by B.G. Topham.

Date: 1884-10-02 before

Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...

Date: 1864-09-17 

Description: A political cartoon of President Abraham Lincoln holding a tiny General George McClellan in the palm of his hand. McClellan is carrying a spade. Lincoln is...

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