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Photograph

Old Abe Ferrotype

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Description: Ferrotype of "Old Abe", the bald eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War. The young bird has brown head feathe...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Old Abe Souvenirs Advertisement

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Description: Wood engraving advertisement of a souvenir teaspoon bearing the likeness of Old Abe, the Wisconsin Civil War eagle, on the handle. Text reads "For sale by...

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Whitewater, with insets.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Miami Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827). He holds a bow and arrows, and a killed...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: War Poster "If You Can't Go Across With A Gun Come Across With Your Part Of The Red Cross War Fund." Depicts a man, woman, and child in the foreground, and...

Photograph

Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

Date: 1896 

Description: Group view of several passenger pigeons (possibly other types of pigeon also?), a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in c...

Date: 1900 

Description: Side view of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881, he was stuffed, mounted, and placed in the...

Date: 1935-11-28 before

Description: Thanksgiving dinner menu from the Civilian Conservation Corps, 641st Company, at Camp Nine Mile, with a profile view of a turkey.

Date: 1946-10-22 

Description: Bert F. Crary, an employee at Truax Municipal Airport, holding three seagulls killed by an airplane as it landed at the airport.

Date: 1955 

Description: Advertising poster for International Harvester engine service showing two bluebirds nesting over an "IH Service" sign. Includes the text: "for the love of...

Date: 1896 

Description: Two passenger pigeons (left bird possibly a different species). The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in...

Date: 1865-04 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Bodtker often photographed Old Abe and on this occasion attempte...

Date: 1967 

Description: Holiday card with girl dressed for winter. She holds a shepherd's crook with a bird sitting on it. Trees and snow appear in the background.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a "reaper used by ancient Gauls, First Century." The "reaper" is frame...

Date:  ca.

Description: Yellow Bellied Broad Tail is a variety of parakeet.

Date: 1906-10 

Description: A boy dressed in a light suit and dark socks sits in a buggy pulled by a pony. In the boy's arm is a small dog, and a parrot is perched on the reins. Behin...

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Description: Walter Dahl with game birds strung around his neck. He is holding a rifle, and a young dog stands next to him.

Map or Atlas

Fuller's Woods Map

Date:  date unknown

Description: A decorative map of Fuller's Woods development along the Lake Mendota shoreline. Includes numbered lots and building line setbacks, an eagle in flight, a t...

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