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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...
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...
Description: Aunt Lily Richmond sang African American spirituals for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas. Richmond came to Grant County Wisconsin with her parents, fr...
Description: Studio portrait of Louis Hughes, seated and holding a book.
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: Stereograph of Union infantry standing in front of a slave dealer's shop.
A Wisconsin Civil War Story
Date: date unknown
Description: Ah King, a slave who was rescued on May 18, 1910.
Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...
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: Dressed in uniform with a Confederate hat, eyeglasses, and a belt with pistols and a sword, a gorilla stands with a rifle in his right hand and a knife is...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Caroline Quarlls Watkins, taken when she lived in Sandwich, Ontario.
Description: African American man, left, map depicting Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the border of Pennsylvania, right. Key of "DIRECTIONS" in upper right corner. At...
Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'
Description: A snake with 15 segments, SC, Ca, Mi, Ala, N.C, Tex, De, Md, Va, Fla, Ark, Ten, Ke and Mo. Snake has the Confederate flag and a palm tree behind it. In bol...
Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...
Description: A hand-drawn map of a house labeled in both English and Chinese. Notes include escape routes. Two girls were kept here.
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