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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...

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Carl Schurz

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Description: Steel engraving of Carl Schurz.

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a soldier in a tan uniform reading a book with a little girl. The cover of the book says "FRENCH". She has a blonde ponytail with a blue...

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Description: A color lithograph of the Saukie brave Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiah, also known as Black Hawk. This was published in Volume I of "History of the Indian Tribes...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: The Pipe Dance and the Tomahawk Dance of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prai...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 48. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A fox, with J.D. and crossbones on his leg, wearing a coat and hat with a skull on it, steals away in the night on a road labeled "TO DIXIE'S LAND". The mo...

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Description: Carte-de-visite cartoon drawing of Jefferson Davis, showing him as he fled from being captured by Union troops when they took Richmond, Virginia. He is dis...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Weesh-cub, or the Sweet, a noted Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chie...

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Description: Letterhead of the Post Office in Arkansaw, Wisconsin, with a uniformed man on horseback blowing a trumpet with a U.S. Mail banner streaming out of it. The...

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Description: Portrait engraving of Robert E. Lee, seated.

Date: 1968 

Description: Front cover of a brochure modeled after a record album cover advertising International's Fleetstar-A truck. Text on the cover reads, "Fleetstar-A. 2000A -...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration from an advertising booklet for Manny's Patent Adjustable reaper and mower. The page features two images of men operating the reaper...

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Description: Letterhead of William Beattie, a boot and shoe manufacturer and dealer from Portage, Wisconsin, who also dealt in leather, findings, and "Patent Leggings....

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Leaflet urging citizens to consume fewer sweetened beverages. The drawing shows a man and a woman seated at a soda shop.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser. The text below reads: "Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...

Date: 1940 

Description: Cover of a flyer promoting International Harvester's war work. Includes the text "Defenders...All! International Crawlers serve the U.S.A. while Farmalls s...

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Description: Waist-up engraved portrait of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, who was born on January 30, 1816 in Waltham, Massachusetts. Prior to the Civil War he serve...

Date: 1884 

Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...

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Let Me Alone

Date: 1860 after

Description: A charging elephant tosses Jefferson Davis and a dog into the air. Davis holds a tattered Confederate flag. The elephant is labeled UNCLE SAM, and the dog...

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