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Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

Date: 1942 

Description: Treasury Design No. 16, "Army Anti-Aircraft." The poster features four soldiers operating anti-aircraft artillery. In the bottom right corner it reads: "At...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a drawing of an Indian aiming his bow and arrow, with one foot standing on an earlier kill.

Date: 1942 

Description: Treasury Design No. 15, "Navy Anti-Aircraft." The poster features four sailors operating anti-aircraft artillery. In the bottom left corner it reads: "At l...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cut-taa-tas-tia, a celebrated Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of cannons mounted on a shoreline. Across the river, docked boats can be seen. Residences are visible in the distance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Civil War soldier Micheal Stutzman who served in the Wisconsin Infantry, 50th Company F.

Date: 1942 

Description: Treasury Design No. 14, "Merchant Marine." The poster features four sailors operating heavy ship artillery. In the bottom right corner it reads: "At least...

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Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Gen. B.M. Prentis and 6th Division in the 'Hornets Nest.'"

Photograph

Capturing the Hodag

Date:  date unknown

Description: A staged scene consisting of men poised with weapons pointed at a hodag, a mythical beast, who has attacked a child.

Date: 1933-06-24 before

Description: Front and back of a one-page menu for a Savage Club dinner, entitled "Joe Harker in the chair," with a cartoon by George Whitelaw, with four men in suits e...

Date: 1943-09-19 

Description: Wisconsin paratroopers in Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea), pose holding a captured Japanese marine banner and pistol they brought b...

Print

Death Whoop

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Death Whoop" an engraving after a drawing by Seth Eastman from the American Aboriginal Portfolio.

Date: 1916 

Description: Pearl White stands in front of a painted studio background, sword in hand, wearing the female version of a U.S. Army cavalry uniform.

Date: 1885 

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a McCormick binder stored in a shed in the middle of the...

Photograph

Inner Line Drive

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Inner Line Drive at Gulph Road. Canons line the left side of the road and a reconstructed cabin stands on the right.

Date: 1918 

Description: Seated around a table in a dining room, Mary Thurman offers a spoonful of peas to Ford Sterling (at right, dressed as a dandy) while Chester Conklin begs f...

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Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Gen's Prentis and Hurlbuts troops in the 'Hornets Nest.'"

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Czechoslovakian film poster for the French film "La tulipe noire." Collage image of a swashbuckler dressed in black and holding a sword while standing in a...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Hammered copper pike from Interstate Park Bison site, Polk County, Wisconsin, c. 1000-4000 B.C. (Museum object #1956.3099)
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