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Date: 1982 ca.

Description: This map shows the location of major settlement regions for various ethnic groups. Includes a legend in lower left hand corner. Sparse settlement is repres...

Historical Essay

Black Hawk War Powder Horn

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Powder horn used by a member of Colonel Dodge's militia during the Black Hawk War, 1832. (Museum object #1947.851)

Photograph

Sea Swallows Ambush

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is positioned in crab-laden mud in which the Sea Swallows set up "the toughest ambush I've ever covered". Vietnam.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Two factory workers stand outside firing booths to conduct testing at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "...

Historical Essay

Giant Punt Gun

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Punt gun used to hunt waterfowl on Lake Mendota, Madison, Wisconsin, c. 1866-1870. (Museum object #1947.1743)

Date:  date unknown

Description: Right side profile view of an International Harvester half-track M13.

Book or Pamphlet

Combat between Indian Tribes

Date: 1852 

Description: Illustration of the Ojibwa, the Sacs, and Foxes battling from canoes on the water.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: A factory worker operates a vertical broaching machine at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Vertical bro...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Giant knife presented to John Fox Potter by Missouri Republicans after his challenge to duel with a Virginia congressman, 1860. (Museum object #1957.112)

Date: 1917-07 

Description: Machine gun training on the grounds of Peekskill Military Academy in New York during World War I. The training was part of a state-sponsored military inst...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory workers operate lathes at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Women employees have been tra...

Date: 1886-08-06 ca.

Description: A certificate from the Grand Army of the Republic, announcing that Lucius Fairchild on August 6, 1886 was elected Commander in Chief of the 20th annual Nat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of National Guard officers in uniform posed outdoors at Camp Douglas.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Indian utensils and arms (views 13-18). Included are a pipe, arrow, moccasin, and possibly a drum and shield.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory workers inspect parts at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Many small parts for the gun a...

Photograph

Nathaniel P. Banks

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks in a uniform with epaulettes, posed with his sword in his left hand. He was born o...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, seated on the floor, is blowing bubbles and General Winfield Scott, standing, is bursting them with his sword. The soap dish on a table in...

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Description: An unidentified group belonging to the GAR, including General Lucius Fairchild (center front). They are posed in front of a painted backdrop.

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Description: Marginal sketch of a soldier on guard from original letters written by Private Edmund F. Bennet of Newport, Wisconsin, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteers...

Date: 1972 

Description: Poster promoting a rally against Richard Nixon. The header reads, "Stop the Mad Bomber: Confront Nixon at Miami Beach. August 20th-23rd,1972. The Miami Con...

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