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Date: 1860 after
Description: John Bull is carrying a bale of cotton on his shoulders. He is standing with one foot on each of two galloping horses. One horse labeled "UNION" has a Unio...
Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a man in his pajamas carryin...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: A portrait of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, 1853-1857. Pierce was born on November 23, 1804 in Hillsboro, New Hampshire and died O...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking southwest toward the county courthouse under construction in the public square west of St. John's Cathedral.
Description: Front of a card advertising the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Illustrations show "primitive" harvesting methods alongside a McCormick binder and a...
Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Chester A. Arthur, General John A. Logan, George Franklin Edmunds, and James G...
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...
Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a field of grain with a man harvesting by hand at an "1801"...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Home of William Augustus Prentiss, built in 1836 and burned in 1845. Small two-story house. Four people are standing around the house.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: The Grignon block house, "where the first Mass was said."
Description: A public notice of a meeting that nominated Hon. James Duane Doty for Delegate to Congress for this Territory. Other names on document; Hon. Gilbert Knapp,...
Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.
Description: Depiction of the battlefield. Engraved by J.C. McRae and drawn by W. Momberger.
Description: Color advertising cartoon depicting Uncle Sam with arms outstretched over a Deering grain binder. Hybrids of binders by rival manufacturers are depicted on...
Description: Front cover of a catalog for McCormick's Harvester and Self-Binder, featuring a drawing of a binder at work in the field.
Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).
Description: Envelope depicts a Zouave camp with five soldiers relaxing around a campfire in front of a tent. A tree branch and a drum are in the foreground. The captio...
Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.
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