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Date: 1871 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...

Date: 1844 

Description: A buffalo surrounded by wolves (Plate 10). "There are several varieties of the wolf species on the American prairies, the most numerous and formidable of...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Gettysburg.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A figure has two faces. Facing left a smiling (Union) face is saying "How about Washington?" Facing right a grumpy (Confederate) face is saying "Let me alo...

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Includes boats on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (left) and back (right) of a promotional card advertising farming land in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "A typical cou...

Date: 1884-06-05 

Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Robert T. Lincoln, General William T. Sherman, General Joseph Roswell Hawley,...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Bison-Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge in Mih-Tutta-Hangkush.

Date: 1860-09-22 

Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...

Date: 1871-12-23 

Description: Illustration of Dr. Williams being sworn in as an expert medical witness at the Wharton trial.

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration from an 1887 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing McCormick binders being pulled by oxen in a large field in Italy. The capti...

Date: 1857 

Description: George W. Dawson, an African-American passenger from the steamer Central America swims to a piece of debris to which several men are clinging after...

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

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Wa-kaun

Date: 1825 

Description: Portrait of Wa-kaun (Snake) a Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien in 1825.

Date: 1879 

Description: Advertisement for the Champion Self-Raking Reaper and Mower. This page was taken from an 1879 catalog for Warder, Bushnell & Glessner Co. of Springfield, O...

Date: 1892-02 

Description: Engraving of a fur trader standing in the middle of a circle of seated Indians in their council tepee.

Date: 1864 

Description: An Unconditional Union ticket printed in Indiana in 1864 in support of the candidacy of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. The support for Lincoln's prose...

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...

Date: 1869-03-06 

Description: Engraved image of a man in a top hat and tails riding a velocipede. Another rider can be seen in the background.

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

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