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Date: 1820 

Description: Narrative Journal of Travels from Detroit Northwest through the Great chain of American Lakes to the sources of the Mississippi River in the year 1820. Ill...

Date: 1852 

Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Koutani Indian.

Date: 1876-02-14 before

Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.

Date: 1859 

Description: Hand-colored engraving showing fur company agents making a distribution of goods to Indians, some of whom are seated on the ground, in a fenced courtyard w...

Date: 1849 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Metea, a Chief of the Potawatomi Tribe. he spoke against land cessions during the 1821 treaty negotiations.

Date: 1895 

Description: Drawing of the steamboat Western World. Several people stand on the deck. An American flag and flags reading Detroit, Michigan Central, Buffalo, N.Y...

Date: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

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: 1863 ca.

Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1887 

Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...

Date: 1862 

Description: Color lithograph of International Exhibition building, originated by the Society of Arts, at the suggestion of Henry Cole. View of the North side of the bu...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Engraved portrait of Wisconsin Governor James Lewis. Lewis' signature is below the engraving, and underneath the signature is printed: "Governor of Wiscons...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card displaying John Riemer and a women in front his home.

The caption reads, "Home of John Riemer, 3 3/4 miles from Stetsonville, Taylor...

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Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A hot air balloon labeled "SECESSION" bursts and drops men and soldiers out of the gondola towards the ground below. The gondola has crossbones on it and t...

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Pe-Che-Co, Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Copied from a lithograph of James Otto Lewis, 1827.

Date: 1842 

Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9). "Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...

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