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Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Too-sha-na-gan-ka, or the Little Otter, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the T...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (left) and back (right) of a promotional card advertising farming land in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "A typical cou...

Date: 1908-09-10 before

Description: Dinner menu for the S.S. Marquette, with two women in traditional Dutch dresses and white caps, standing behind a fence and looking out at a ship at...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students at work in the carpentry and woodworking shop at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Brochure for Parlin & Orendorff's volunteer walking cultivators, advertising the "Volunteer" and "Volunteer balance frame." The brochure unfolds to reveal...

Date: 1844 

Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Interior of the hut of a Mandan chief showing various objects and animals with five Mandans seated on ground.

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is W.J. Fitzpatrick, a jockey and winner of "The Suburban 1886".

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students learn plumbing and gas fitting at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

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Waa-ba-shaw

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-ba-shaw, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1939 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International station wagons, featuring a photograph of an International station wagon parked in a residential drivewa...

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Tshu-gue-ga

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Tshu-gue-ga, a celebrated Chief, half Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) and half French. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of...

Date:  ca.

Description: Chromolithograph advertisement for Wisner's Tiger Sulky Hay Rake, featuring a color illustration of a woman riding a hay dump rake pulled by a tiger. They...

Date: 1920 

Description: Advertisement for the 15-30 Parrett tractor featuring a side view color illustration of the tractor. In the background on the left is a man using a plow on...

Date: 1943 

Description: Holiday card with a clown holding three balloons that have "BOMB" painted on them, one in his left hand and two in a basket held in his right hand. A sign...

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Description: Photographic holiday card from Governor and Mrs. Martin Schreiber and family, governor of Wisconsin 1977-1979. The front of the card is an image of the fam...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Holiday card of a little boy and his dog looking amazed at the candlelit Christmas tree. Figured drapes are in the background. He is wearing a green sailor...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Koutani Indian.

Date: 1570 

Description: Frontispiece for Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570, and considered the first modern atlas. Title is surrounded by four figures r...

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