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Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.
Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...
Description: Scene from Christopher Columbus' fourth voyage, 1502-1504.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Pe-shick-ee, a Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (18...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Indians in combat at Fort McKenzie on August 28th, 1833.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" flies in the background. Captions below read "JEFF. DAV...
Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser.
The text below reads:
"Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...
Description: Drawing of Fort Winnebago (near present-day Portage) that illustrated "Wau-Bun", Juliette Kinzie's memoir of her experiences on the early Wisconsin fronti...
Description: "Kearsarge and Alabama: Hauling Down the Flag." A color lithograph published by L. Prang & Co. of Boston.
Date: 1861-08-24 ca.
Description: Civil War Era Union recruitment poster for Fox River Zouaves.
Description: A Skull and Crossbones wearing a jester's cap with bells, J and D appear on the earflaps, probably referring to Jefferson Davis as a fool. On the crossbone...
Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...
Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Description: "Doomed Demons" by Eustace L. Adams, part of the Air Combat Stories for Boys series published by Grosset & Dunlap between 1932 and 1946. The cover art is b...
Description: Horse racing of Sioux Indians near Fort Pierre. Three Sioux Indians on horseback in foreground and Fort Pierre in distance.
Description: Fort Union, on the Missouri River in Montana.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Quincy A. Gilmore, who conducted the siege at Fort Pulaski, and from June 1863 to May 1864 he commanded...
Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: A portrait of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, 1849-1850. Born in Virginia on November 24, 1784, Taylor died in office on July 9, 185...
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