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Date: 1861 ca.

Description: The State House of Massachusetts in Boston with the Union flag flying over it. Men and women walk in front of it. The caption below reads, "No traitor's fl...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A gold star with the federal shield in the center has two Union flags behind it. The verse below reads, There's a Star in the skies that shall never go do...

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Libby Prison

Date:  

Description: Woodcut of "Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.--Place of Confinement for U.S. Soldiers Captured by the Rebels.--From a Photograph." This view includes tents and t...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Cover of flyer found in the papers of the National Committee to Abolish the Un-American Activities Committee. Founded in 1960, the committee later became...

Date: 1949-12-10 before

Description: Gridiron Club menu, mounted on board, with a "Wel-Fair Deal" cartoon by Jim (James Thomas) Berryman with President Truman playing cards and saying to a man...

Date: 1861 

Description: A large dog, (Winfield Scott), and a smaller dog (Jefferson Davis) discussing a piece of meat, (Washington D.C.). Appears to be a comment on the insignific...

Date: 1947 

Description: Anti-communist brochure, copyright by Harry T. Everingham, Chicago, Illinois, in 1947. The text asks "Why not try Communism?" and replies "The answer is y...

Date: 1849-04-19 

Description: Poster offering $600 reward for the return of three runaway slaves in Calvert County, Maryland. The three slaves are Henry Morsell, Jim Parker, and Bill Hu...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Zouave fireman spraying a person in bed clothes in the face with a fire hose. Smoke is billowing in the background. Caption below reads, "A Fireman Zouav...

Date: 1655 

Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...

Date: 1910 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard featuring a girl and a boy. The girl, wearing a pink dress, stockings and shoes, with a red, white and blue sash and hair ribbon,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An intricate design. A blue line frames a background of red horizontal stripes. Inside an ornate border, two figures stand on the left and right. The left...

Date: 1860-11-06 

Description: National Democratic Ticket for the United States Presidential Election, Stephen A. Douglas and for Vice President, Herschel V. Johnson. Voters that desired...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Front and back of one-page menu from the Scandia Restaurant, with a whimsical cartoon map rendering by Hakon Mielche of the Scandinavian countries and the...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Illinois state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The t...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Patriotic image of a sailor holding the Union flag in his left hand and a sword in his right. His left foot rests on an anchor. The caption below reads, "T...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag. Pro-Confederate envelopes were not as common as pro-Union envelopes. Black ink on beige envelope, image covers entire front. Image p...

Date: 1876-02-14 before

Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.

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John Adams

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.

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.

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