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Description: Text of the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln. Includes a portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Illustration depicting a large group of people gathered in the yard of a house. Three woman stand on the porch steps, and men, women and children are gathe...
Description: A poster advertising a $100 reward to be issued by Marcus Du Val for his runaway "servant" Matthew Turner. The poster includes a physical description of th...
Description: African American man and woman on the front porch of a rural home. The unidentified woman is retrieving water from well as the man, J.R. Dean, sits in brok...
Date: 1929 ca.
Description: Re-enactors demonstrate a replica of the first reaper built by Cyrus Hall McCormick in 1831. The man raking at the back of the reaper appears to be playing...
Description: Exterior view of the slave quarters at Monticello, built in 1772 by Thomas Jefferson.
Description: Seated portrait of Peter D. Thomas (1847-1925) of Racine. Thomas was an escaped slave who joined the 15th Wisconsin Regiment during its service in Tenness...
Date: 1859-08-14 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"My most interesting experiences during my stay in America from 1856 to 1860 had to do with the fact that slavery was still ram...
Description: A facsimile of the handwritten document by Abraham Lincoln, with additional decorations, published for the benefit of the United States Sanitary Commission...
Description: Head and shoulder's portrait of Joshua Glover.
Description: Drawn seven years after Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties, cities, towns, rivers and lakes in the entire state. The map includes a c...
Description: Studio portrait of Louis Hughes, seated and holding a book.
A Wisconsin Civil War Story
Date: 1837 before
Description: Image of a runaway slave with stick and satchel.
Description: Scene from the film "Romance of the Reaper" showing the building of the first practical reaper on the McCormick farm in Virginia. Actors playing the parts...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...
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