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Date: 1863-11-23 

Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.

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Description: Engraved quarter-length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Henry Wager Halleck. In November 1861, President Lincoln appointed Halleck as a Major Gen...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis as a spider traps flies in his web. The web appears to be attached to the Union flag. He has a skull and crossbones on his back and blood d...

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

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Description: Holiday card of an angel with wings standing between two decorative bars. She is holding a broken sword and has halo behind her head with a flame over it....

Date: 1919 

Description: Page from an International Harvester calendar promoting safety using themes from World War I. The title of calendar is "The World's Greatest Chance Taker!...

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Description: An engraving from a photograph of Ulysses S. Grant wearing a military uniform. He is seated in front of a cannon with a map unfolded in his lap, and cannon...

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Description: Engraved three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An advertising circular for a book by Albert Bernhardt Faust featuring a picture of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, a Civil War monument designed by B...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The devil holds the Texas state seal and a Confederate flag. "THE REBEL STATES" and "TEXAS" appear within the illustration. Blue ink on beige envelope, ima...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: The Pipe Dance and the Tomahawk Dance of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prai...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Andersonville Prison, Camp Sumter, Ga., as it appeared August 1st 1864 when it contained 35,000 prisoners of war." A lithograph "drawn from memory by Thom...

Date: 1944 

Description: Advertisement with color illustrations for the 1943 "prime mover" reads: "1941 Nothing changed but the paint Everything changed but the paint 1943". The po...

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John Brown

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Description: Engraved vignetted carte-de-visite of John Brown, who led a raid on the U.S. Arsenal on October 16, 1859, at Harper's Ferry in the hopes of capturing weapo...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A bull, labeled "NORTH", is chasing Jefferson Davis towards a fence and bushes. The bull is saying, "Come and take a Horn, Jeff" and Davis is saying, "You...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Leaflet urging citizens to consume fewer sweetened beverages. The drawing shows a man and a woman seated at a soda shop.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of the "family" of Virginia. Above depicts a happy, prosperous "family" at the Declaration of Independence in 1776. A banner with the stars and...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: A Blackfoot Indian on horseback.

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