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Description: A political cartoon titled "The Great American Durbar," showing a parade of political characters featuring Theodore Roosevelt perched atop an elephant symb...
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.
Date: date unknown
Description: Portrait engraving of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Lithographic print of portrait of Francis Scott Key. In the background is the sheet music for the Star Spangled Banner, and an American flag.
Description: Advertisement for the 1976 Scout Spirit truck. The ad includes a color illustration of the Scout with the text "Introducing the '76 Scout Spirit."
Date: 1860 after
Description: Uncle Sam and General Winfield Scott discuss what to do with a Secession snake. Uncle Sam sits in a chair which is tipped back and his foot is resting on a...
Date: 1897-11-20 before
Description: One-page menu card with die-cut notched corners from the Chinese legation in Tokyo. At the top is a lattice medallion printed in gold ink and leaf and tend...
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: Engraving of George Washington and his troops rowing across an icy Delaware River to attack the British, from the painting by E. Leutze.
Description: Guest ticket for the Republican National Convention held in St. Louis. The ticket shows the celebrated Eads Bridge across the Mississippi, and the log cab...
Description: Engraved portrait of President James K. Polk.
Date: 1890-08-09 after
Description: One-page menu from the R.M.S.S. Magdalena of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, with a parrot and a cockatiel perched on a branch above the compan...
Description: Holiday card of a window, looking outward from the inside of a house. On the sill is an American Eagle on a Federal Shield over a swag of holly and ribbon,...
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: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln and family. The President is reading to his son Thomas (Tad) with Mary Todd seated at his side and son Robert standing behind t...
Date: 1906-10-27 before
Description: Front cover of the program and menu for the twenty-fifth anniversary dinner for Chief of Police John T. Janssen at the Hotel Pfister. At the top is an eagl...
Description: Guest ticket to the Republican National Convention held in Chicago at the partially completed Auditorium Building. The Auditorium is one of the best known...
Description: Photographic holiday card from Tommy Thompson and family, governor of Wisconsin, 1987-2001. The card is a color image of Mr. Thompson, his wife, daughters,...
Date: 1946-10 ca.
Description: Campaign brochure of Howard J. McMurray, former congressman and political scientist, issued for his unsuccessful campaign against Joseph R. McCarthy in the...
Date: 1860 before
Description: Portrait of Michael Corcoran. Caption below reads, "SONS OF ERIN!-Let the watchword be CORCORAN! RESCUED IF LIVING, AVENGED IF DEAD!" Black ink on beige en...
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