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Date: 1860 after

Description: A monkey with a Confederate flag that has fallen to the floor (representing Jefferson Davis) and a fox with a Union flag (representing General Winifield Sc...

Date: 1901-11-04 before

Description: Front cover of the announcement for the twelfth dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with circular head and shoulders portraits of Presidents William McKinley J...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

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Notice!!

Date: 1859-11-08 

Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...

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...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: La Follette political cartoon. La Follette and presidential candidates Root, Shaw, Taft, and Fairbanks at a fish pond.

Date: 1952-09 

Description: Campaign brochure issued by Thomas Fairchild after his victory in the 1952 Democratic Party primary over Henry S. Reuss. Although Fairchild did not mentio...

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John Adams

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving of John Adams with an inset of "M. Tallyrand Receiving the American Envoys, 1797."

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene on Hispaniola in 1500, when Columbus was forced to return to Spain after a new adminstrator had arrived.

Date: 1860 after

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...

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: 1896 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. A small illustration at the top right is of a man using a horse-d...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: An engraving from a daguerreotype of Ulysses S. Grant.

Date: 1985 before

Description: Painting depicting the Battle of New Orleans, fought on 8 January 1815. In the upper corner of the painting Major General Andrew Jackson is shown at the to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait engraving of Francis E. McGovern, Wisconsin's 22nd governor. McGovern's signature is reproduced below the portrait.

Date: 1910-09-10 

Description: Campaign poster promoting Levi H. Bancroft as the Republican candidate for Attorney General. The top two-thirds of the poster is a quarter-length portrait...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: "Progressive Emancipation Bond" certificate for contributions to the Progressive Party for the 1924 presidential campaign in which La Follette was running...

Date: 1946-08 ca.

Description: Campaign brochure issued by Robert M. La Follette, Jr., after his decision to return the Wisconsin Progressive Party to the Republican Party. The brochure...

Date: 1926 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Heidelberg Brew, Made under the formula of a famous old German brew, Val. Blatz...

Date: 1901-03-21 before

Description: Supper menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with an illustration of people on the top d...

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