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Date: 1849 ca.
Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.
A Wisconsin Civil War Story
Date: 1860 after
Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Hölzlhuber felt his most interesting experiences in America were his interactions with southern slavery. "My sketch here shows a negro family as I saw them...
Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Recruitment poster for the United States Navy. Depicts Uncle Sam in a soldier's uniform pointing a gun at the German Kaiser, who is dressed in a crown and...
How Wisconsin was Divided
Description: This map shows the townships, parishes, cities, towns, plantations, lakes, rivers, swamps, and roads near the coast of South Carolina and Georgia. Emphasis...
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...
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...
Date: 1837 before
Description: Image of a runaway slave with stick and satchel.
Date: 1755 ca.
Description: Map of Virginia and parts of Maryland, North Carolina, and New Jersey. It shows borders, boundary lines, some Native American land, counties, cities, towns...
Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'
Date: 1863-09 ca.
Description: Proclamation made by the Episcopal Clergy of Philadelphia protesting the statement made by John Henry Hopkins, Bishop of the Diocese of Vermont, supporting...
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