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Description: A Commissioner's Notice of the draft, beginning on the first of September. On the first two days, claims of exemption from military service were to be hear...
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: Illustrations from an 1883 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog portraying the evolution of the reaper. The last three images show a McCormick han...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Dressed in uniform with a Confederate hat, eyeglasses, and a belt with pistols and a sword, a gorilla stands with a rifle in his right hand and a knife is...
Description: Union envelope. At the top two flags face each other with a shield in the center on a blue background with white stars. A blue border with white stars fram...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Nabu-naa-kee-shick, or the One Side of the Sky, a Chief of the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at...
Description: George Washington on the left holds the American Revolutionary flag with the date "1776" on it, and a Union Zouave soldier on the right holds a Union flag...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Funeral of a Sioux Chief near Fort Pierre.
Description: Psíhdjä-Sáhpa, a Yanktonan Indian.
Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne Self-Binding Harvester with text reading, "The Osborne Gold Medal" and "A Perfect Success in Every Field."
Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.
Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester & Self-Binder for sale through London agents Waite, Burnell, Huggins & Co. Features an illustration of the machi...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Front of advertising card featuring an illustration of a man woken up by a horse, on whose side is written: "Nightmare." Text above and below reads: "Why d...
Description: Kaa-nun-der-waaguinse-zoo, or the Berry Picker, a famous Chippewa (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Tr...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a steam powered sailing ship named "Progress" with a McCorm...
Description: Humorous engraved image showing a street scene crowded with people riding bicycles. In the background are businesses identified as J. Shanks Livery Stable,...
Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.
Description: Mi-a-qu-a, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).
Description: Interior of the hut of a Mandan chief showing various objects and animals with five Mandans seated on ground.
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