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Date: 1861-08-24 ca.
Description: Civil War Era Union recruitment poster for Fox River Zouaves.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Crow Indians.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A soldier in an eastern style Zouave uniform holds a Union flag in his right hand and a rifle in his left hand. Above reads "TO RICHMOND" and below "REMEMB...
Description: Monroe County Republican Party ticket, headed by James G. Blaine and John A. Logan. Blaine lost to the Democrat Grover Cleveland. Names on the statewide...
Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Hall, built in 1870, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Below the image is the caption "Female College of Wisconsin."
Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images an...
Description: Color lithograph of International Exhibition building, originated by the Society of Arts, at the suggestion of Henry Cole. View of the front of the buildin...
Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a sailor, wears a hat with the initials "JD" on it. He is holding up a wooden toy boat that flies the Confederate flag and a sk...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: The Little Crow, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).
Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.
Description: Indian on horseback hunting buffalo with bow and arrow (Plate 5).
"In this picture we have the Indian mounted his wild horse, he is captured in the mode...
Description: Two pirates, one armed with two pistols and the other with a rifle, are bringing a shackled soldier labeled "U.S." to Jefferson Davis. Davis is relaxing in...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Promotional card advertising the school house in Rib Lake. The caption reads, "SCHOOL HOUSE, RIB LAKE, TAYLOR COUNTY, WIS. -In all the towns of Price and T...
Description: Handbill describing a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company challenge to the winner of a field trial to face the McCormick Twine Binder. Hubbard, Partridge...
Description: An image of the Union flag with tassels and a liberty cap on the top of the pole.
Below is the verse,
"Down with the Traitor's Serpent flag!
Death to th...
Date: 1843 ca.
Description: John Tyler, 10th President of the United States, from 1841-1845. Tyler was the first Vice President to become President upon the death of a sitting Presid...
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Aultman, Miller and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a chromolithograph of a woman sit...
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