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Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.
Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with a flower and large leaf. A verse is printed on the leaf. It reads "Vainly shall we list for voices, made by absence doubly dear,...
Description: Back of advertising card for the enclosed-gear mower. Included is a list of its features with the heading: "It has excellent features which are peculiar to...
Description: Kakabeka Falls, with men in the foreground facing the falls.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is a pink and white card with embossed floral designs. The middle layer (not visible) is a country...
Description: A handbill entitled "McKinley, The Poltroon & Assassin, In His True Colors."
Description: "Capture of an unprotected female, or the close up of the Rebellion." Photograph card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in wo...
Description: Front of advertising card for the enclosed-gear mower, featuring a color illustration of the enclosed-gear mower on a black background.
Description: A Capital City Mills advertisement from the 1894-1895 Madison City Directory.
Date: 1860 after
Description: The letters "U.S.", stacked. The tops of the letters are blue with white stars and the bottoms of the letters and the periods are red and white wavy stripe...
Description: Democratic Ticket for the 1864 Presidential election. General George B. McClellan was the candidate for President, running against Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Depiction of a buffalo on the plains (Plate 2).
"This noble animal, which is the largest and most formidable of the ruminating species, existing in Nort...
Description: Promotional card depicting the prosperous farming in northern Wisconsin.
Caption: "Here is shown a mixed crop of peas and rye, the clover in the for...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Black and white engraving showing landscape with Fort Pierre and Indian tipis along the Missouri River.
Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...
Date: 1871 after
Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...
Date: 1887-10-26 before
Description: Menu card for the wedding dinner of Jacob Black and Belle Mandelbaum at the Palmer House, with blind embossed type for "Menu," an embossed silver bell and...
Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the California state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The...
Description: The National Union Ticket. National Union Party was the name the Republican Party used in 1864 to attract War Democrats who would not vote for the Republic...
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