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Date: 1895 

Description: Advertisement for the Davis gasoline engine. An illustration of the engine is surrounded by text reading, "Gasoline Power....That is Absolutely Safe and Re...

Date: 1860 after

Description: This envelope has a blue "L" shaped bar tipped clockwise. It is filled with white stars and next to each star is the initial of all of the states, Union an...

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Ferry Street

Date: 1856 

Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.

Date: 1861 

Description: Engraved quarter-length portrait, framed in a decorative matte, of Lieutenant Colonel Bertine Pinckney in uniform.

Date: 1887-10-14 before

Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a woman with an upswept hairstyle and a choker, wearing a low-necked Delftware-p...

Date: 1844 

Description: Horses cavorting on the plains (Plate 3). "Next in importance to the buffalo, for the use of man, is the horse, which is found joint-occupant with the I...

Date: 1881-03-06 before

Description: Front cover and interior menu with ornaments in gold ink and "Son Excellence Madame Fairchild" hand lettered in silver ink on card stock with raised silver...

Date: 1860 

Description: This color lithograph shows Giuseppe Garibaldi and his red shirts entering Naples, Italy, on horseback as women shower them with flowers. This is a romanti...

Date: 1875 

Description: "The 'Improved Advance' as a Self-Raker." Advertisement for the Improved Advance self-rake reaper and mower. Features an illustration of the machine in u...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man runs towards and mocks Jefferson Davis, who stands with his head and wrists locked in stocks. Caption below reads, "Ha! Ha!...

Date: 1837 

Description: Fond du Lac Company House. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and several Indian dwellings are erected next to it. A man on horseback with...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of several buildings on the grounds of Ripon College.

Date: 1897-07 

Description: Promotional card depicting the prosperous farming in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: "Here is shown a mixed crop of peas and rye, the clover in the for...

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: 1859 ca.

Description: Handbill for the Eagle Mower and Reaper distributed by A.G. Mott, general agent for Maryland. Includes the text "the best grass and grain harvester in use....

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Waa-ba-shaw

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-ba-shaw, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1860 after

Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...

Date: 1886 

Description: Instructions for attaching steel bundle carrier to McCormick steel harvester. Features an illustration of the carrier attached to a harvester. The harves...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...

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