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Date: 1871 before

Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The "crest" of Jefferson Davis has a horizontal blue field at the top with white stars representing the seceding states. Three vertical fields (red-white-r...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Kee-me-one, or Rain, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fond du Lac (1827).

Date: 1860 after

Description: A dog and a monkey are dressed in Confederate uniforms. The dog plays a drum that has the initials C.S.A. on it. The monkey wears a hat with the initials J...

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Luther Dixon

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Luther Swift Dixon at age 40.

Date: 1850 

Description: Kakabeka Falls, with men in the foreground facing the falls.

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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: 1844 

Description: Indians on foot and horseback capturing wild horses (Plate 4). "Taking the wild horse and breaking him down is one of the proudest feats of the Indian a...

Date: 1863-10-24 

Description: Panoramic wood-engraving of a cattle fair in New Haven, after a sketch by H.C. Curtis. Caption reads, "Cattle Show and Agricultural Faib [sic] at Ha...

Date: 1888 

Description: Advertising brochure for the Reeves Extension Oscillating Straw Stacker, with testimonial clippings. Features a color illustration top center, showing a ma...

Date: 1887-10-14 before

Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a man in a powdered wig wearing a waistcoat with wide, decorated cuffs, ruffled...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Fountain Spring House.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Case Residence.

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States (1877-1881). Born in Delaware, Ohio on October 4, 1822, he died on January 17, 1893 in Fremont, O...

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: 1879-12-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man falling off of a high-wheel bicycle. Two people in the background are watching the accident.

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The Slide

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Date: 1884 

Description: Press ticket for the Republican National Convention in Chicago, decorated with an engraving of the White House.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The tree of liberty with a flag for each state including the Union states and the Confederate states. Each flag is labeled with the initials of each state....

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