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Description: Poster advertising an Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention at Young's Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 13th, 1854. The poster attempts to unite indivi...
Date: 1865-06-28 ca.
Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of James T. Lewis. His signature appears below the image.
Description: Depiction of the battlefield. Engraved by J.C. McRae and drawn by W. Momberger.
Date: date unknown
Description: Text of the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln. Includes a portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: An engraving from a daguerreotype of Ulysses S. Grant.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A man, probably Jefferson Davis, rides a pig carrying a sign that reads, "2d EDITION!!! 40,000 Killed, Wounded, THIS ONE MISSING! VIA CINCINNATI!" Blue ink...
Description: Holiday card from D.C. Everest, Wisconsin paper industrialist. The front of the card reads "After twenty years we have again established sanity in governme...
Date: 1930 after
Description: Holiday card that reads: "The American Way". Dark blue paper, with a diagonal metallic silver bar which has the text "American" inside of it. On either sid...
Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame.
Date: 1864-10-13 ca.
Description: Colorfully decorated letter received in the office of Wisconsin Governor James Lewis from Isaac Joiner of the Veterans Reserve Corps stationed in Alexandri...
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: Letterhead of Rural Route No. 3 in Fall Creek, Wisconsin, with a woman in front of a house retrieving mail from a mailbox and a horse-drawn U.S. R.F.D. ma...
Description: Engraving of the Battle of New Orleans by Hall after W. Momberger. The Battle took place in January 1815 at the end of the War of 1812. American Forces wer...
Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Holiday card with the American and Taiwan flags tied together with a cord with tassels. Above is "UNITED STATES" in a Chinese themed typeface. Between the...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.
Description: A patriotic holiday card with the Statue of Liberty at the top with a wreath of holly behind her. She is standing on a red and blue bordered box that has t...
Description: Engraving from a painting of Thomas Jefferson, seated with books and writing implements.
Description: "Scenes of Camp and Army Life." Idyllic lithograph view of nine scenes of Union Army life.
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