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Allied Soldiers

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Allied soldiers gathered near an entrance to an unknown establishment. A sign in French above the entrance is not legible, but there is an image of a crick...

Date: 1943 

Description: Side view of six women sitting on a torpedo placed on a rolling cart at an International Harvester factory. Another woman woman stands to the side with her...

Date: 1866 

Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. A cannon has fallen on the steep shoreline and waves are hitting the rocks. Plate 58

Date:  ca.

Description: Stereograph of a mock battery erected by the 79h New York Volunteer Artillery at Seabrook Point, Coosaw River.


Description: Early sculpted sketch of the monument for Colonel Hans Heg designed by Paul Fjelde in the 1920s.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: "McPherson's Corps in the Afternoon's Assault." A scene from a panoramic painting of Grant's assault on Vicksburg.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du...

Date: 1942 

Description: Indigenous men help 32nd Division soldiers from units, originally from Wisconsin, who paddle in collapsible canvas boats to small coastal vessels. The man...


Description: A Pawling and Harnischfeger Company truck, with an artillery gun mounted on the bed, decorated with banners and flags. Two soldiers are standing on the bac...

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereograph. Looking northwest. Designed by Edward Townsend Mix, the building is said to be Wisconsin's premier example of the Victorian Gothic style of ar...

Date: 1861-07 

Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.


James Larson


Description: Waist-up studio portrait of James Larson, a first lieutenant in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information was obtained from...


Civil War Soldier


Description: A tinted tintype of a Civil War soldier posing with an officer's sword in front of an elaborately painted studio backdrop depicting a tent, an American fla...

Date: 1944-12-27 

Description: A female factory worker wearing an apron readies a shell turning machine for operation at International Harvester's New Brighton Works.

Book or Pamphlet

Arrest at Guttenberg

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of a sheriff arresting Herbert "Chub" Fowler. The sheriff, holding Fowler by the shoulder and carrying a billy club in the other hand, says, "Your...

Date: 1861-10-14 

Description: Engraving of Old Abe, mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Voluntary Infantry, displayed for a crowd. The eagle bearer holds Old Abe's staff perch while t...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: North American Indians on horseback during a buffalo hunt. "In [this plate], I have represented a party of Indians in chase of a herd, some of whom are pur...


Outpost No. 5

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two soldiers wearing heavy winter clothes are kneeling behind a Lewis machine gun displayed on a blanket. Immediately behind the two soldiers is what appea...

Date: 1942 

Description: Four shirtless soldiers strain to push a large gun over sandy terrain in Panama. Each man also wears a helmet and carries a backpack, a rifle, and a cantee...

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