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Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A knight mounted on a horse is wearing the Union shield as he battles a dragon with a sword. The dragon has the word "SECESSION" on its side. Black ink on...

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Carl Schurz

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Description: Steel engraving of Carl Schurz.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A crop of hemp on the left feeds through a spinning wheel with the words "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle...

Date: 1875-12 

Description: Composite of engraved images of men involved in various athletic activities: fencing, weightlifting, juggling with clubs and cannon balls, wrestling, and b...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: An advertising card includes a photograph of a man in an open carriage holding the reins of a team of Holstein-Friesian cattle. Two well-dressed men are si...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Mailing advertisement for the Best "25" tracklayer tractor featuring an illustration of a man using the crawler tractor in what appears to be an orchard. T...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Capital Battery and Supply Company, with two men in winged hats, one holding an automobile, the other a box radio, and the slogan, "Serving t...

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: 1935 ca.

Description: Holiday card with a silhouette image of a family gathered around their Christmas tree. The father is lighting the candles. The text "Greetings For The Holi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved portrait of Charles W. Short (1794-1863), Kentucky botanist. Worked at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, 1825-38. The plant genus...

Date: 1906 

Description: Schlitz advertisement copied from the "Milwaukee Press Club Annual." The image features an African man holding a Schlitz advertising sign. Underneath the i...

Date: 1920 

Description: Advertisement showing a man with a Yuba tractor hauling a load of alfalfa. The caption beneath the photograph reads, "This Yuba is an old timer — but it se...

Date: 1882 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion harvester and binder. Includes the text "the Champion light binder, is the only simple, light, durable, efficient wor...

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Mr Ross Menu

Date:  

Description: Menu for a luncheon or dinner with a pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing of Edward Alsworth Ross sitting in an armchair and smoking a pipe. The back cover i...

Date: 1950-05-06 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring color illustrations of a flatbed truck carrying lumber and a pickup truck carrying plants. Includes t...

Date: 1887-06-28 before

Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...

Date: 1937-04 

Description: Linoleum cut print of a man using a cant hook to move logs. Other lumberjacks work in the background.

Date: 1973-01 before

Description: A wall calendar featuring the "World Famous Green Bay Packers." The calendar is advertising Hank Lefebvre's commercial photography business.

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Weary Woman

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...

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Description: Carte-de-visite cartoon drawing of Jefferson Davis, being captured by Union troops while wearing a dress and escorted by other women. Titled "A So Called P...

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