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Date: 1941 ca.

Description: This pictorial map of Wisconsin with historical text highlights the history of the state and identifies places of interest, Indian villages, missions, trad...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" flies in the background. Captions below read "JEFF. DAV...

Date: 1940 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International D-300 and DS-300 trucks, featuring a photograph of a man with a large stack of packages near a Railway E...

Postcard

To My Valentine

Date: 1912 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with a large red heart with two white doves and Cupids on either side. The heart is surrounded by blue Forget Me Nots. The backgro...

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon on a perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whit...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Posed studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Winnebago Indian men and one young woman. Each of the men is holding a mounted bird of some s...

Date: 1865-05-23 

Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...

Postcard

Paul A. Seifert

Date: 1908-06 

Description: Paul A. Seifert, and unidentified woman seated indoors. He lived in Richland Center, now known as Gotham, Wisconsin. He was a taxidermist and curio collect...

Date: 1911 

Description: Valentine's Day card made of four pieces. The main piece is of a large shell boat pulled by two swans on a pond filled with water lilies. A cutout of a lar...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Federal (bald) eagle attacking a rattlesnake. The eagle has a Union flag in its left talons and the snake in its right, while biting the snake with its bea...

Date: 1896 

Description: An adult passenger pigeon with its young. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professo...

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Description: Letterhead of the Post Office in Prentice, Wisconsin, with a banner that reads "Post Office" in red letters, and an eagle perched on a shield with stars an...

Photograph

Churning Butter

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman using a dasher churn to make butter. She is seated on the stoop of a house and a young girl watches behind her.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Original caption: "Mrs. Gish & her two talented girls. Dorothy is entertaining the parrot with a comb solo while Lillian does something to Poll."

Photograph

Robin Nest

Date: 1980-05 

Description: "When a pair of robins decided to make their home on this coach light, it provided some fine photo opportunities. The birds' progress was monitored from a...

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Description: Breakfast menu from the Rigadoon Room in the Edgewater Hotel, with a large and a small profile line illustration drawing of a crowing rooster, and the seal...

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Description: Letterhead of the Evinrude Division of Outboard Motors Corporation of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the corporation logo and a man racing along in a boat with...

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Description: Interior view of the Oconomowoc Public Library. The library was funded by a combined gift of $4,500 from Mrs. Geo Bullen and Mr. P. D. Armour, Sr. Photogra...

Photograph

Centennial Old Abe

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Centennial photograph of Old Abe, perched on a stars and stripes shield. The live war eagle was carried during the Civil War, by the 8th Wisconsin Voluntee...

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...

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