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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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: Mándeh Páhchu, a young Mandan Indian.
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!...
Description: Engraved image of three men in a dark room examining kegs of beer by candlelight.
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...
Description: Fort Clark, on the Missouri River, February 1834.
Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.
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.
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.
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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