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Date: 1871 

Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd President of the United States, 1889-1893. Harrison was born on August 20, 1833, on a farm ne...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians with ball-playing equipment, believed to be used in the game of Lacrosse. (Plate 21) "In devoting a few of the last pages of this work to some of...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved image of a man adding ingredients from a barrel to a boiling vat of beer.

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Camp of the Gros Ventres along the upper Missouri River, with white travelers passing by in a boat.

Date: 1864-02-26 ca.

Description: Engraved waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General Robert E. Lee.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...

Date: 1871-07-13 before

Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...

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: 1869-06-26 

Description: An engraving from the Billed-Magazine of the First Congregational Church.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Randall Harrow, manufactured by the Warrior Mower Company. Features a color illustration of a farmer using the harrow in a field.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Engraved portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick Jr. (1859-1936) by the American Biographical Publication Co., Chicago, Illinois. Mr. McCormick was the son of inv...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Chromolithographed card issued by the Woolson Spice Co. to present Christmas greetings to its customers. The card depicts children around a Christmas tree...

Date: 1876 

Description: Advertising card with a color illustration of a man using the Johnston Light Combine in a field with two horses. The back of the card describes the agricul...

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card for Deering harvesting machinery showing young boys operating a grain binder drawn by oxen. The caption reads "the Deering binder at work...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Chief of the Blood Indians.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

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