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Date: 1862-07-24 

Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1848 

Description: Photographic print of an itinerary for Wisconsin Stage Lines operated by John Frink & Co. copied from an 1848-1849 Milwaukee City Directory. The advertisem...

Date: 1880-11-20 

Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Black and white engraving showing landscape with Fort Pierre and Indian tipis along the Missouri River.

Date: 1891-09-20 ca.

Description: Political cartoon from the Washington Post. It refers to the role of Jeremiah M. Rusk, the Secretary of Agriculture from Wisconsin, in negotiating i...

Date: 1892 

Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mándeh Páhchu, a young Mandan Indian.

Date: 1857 

Description: Inset of an engraved portrait of Governor Coles Bashford.

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: 1880 

Description: Engraved image of three men in a dark room examining kegs of beer by candlelight.

Date: 1877 

Description: "The 'Improved Advance' as a Self-Raker." Flyer advertising the McCormick Improved Advance Reaper and Mower. Features a large illustration of the machine b...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Fort Clark, on the Missouri River, February 1834.

Date: 1839 

Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, wearing his nightshirt with rumpled hair, is recoiling from a large snake. The snake's tongue is touching Davis' nose. A marsh appears in...

Date: 1888-07-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.

Date: 1850 

Description: View of Michipicoton, Ontario on Lake Superior showing a village with log structures and tents. Fishing nets are depicted drying on poles.

Date: 1884-10-02 before

Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Case Residence.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on foot and horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 7). "The buffalo is a harmless and timid animal until severely wounded, or closely pursued, when it...

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