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Description: Engraving of Old Abe, mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Voluntary Infantry, displayed for a crowd. The eagle bearer holds Old Abe's staff perch while t...
Description: Poster advertising an Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention at Young's Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 13th, 1854. The poster attempts to unite indivi...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson.
Description: The front side of an advertising card showing a farmer reaching over a fence for a McCormick machine. There is a portrait of Cyrus McCormick on the fence a...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Diagram depicting the alphabet in sign language.
Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.
Description: Republican Party ticket distributed in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, in support of the candidacy of Benjamin Harrison and his running mate Levi P. Morton....
Description: Confederate wildcat money used during the Civil War.
Description: A political cartoon satirizing the Republican Party as a bloated man squashing the Labor Party, which is depicted as a working man.
Description: Engraved image of three men in a dark room examining kegs of beer by candlelight.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Portrait of reunion banquet of the Army of the Potomac in New York City.
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of Joc-O-Sot, "A Sauk Chief from the Upper Missouri, U.S.A."
Description: Indian dance on snowshoes. (Plate 14)."In the northern latitudes of America, where the winters are long and very severe, from the heavy falls of snow which...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Ptihn-Tak-Ochatä, or dance of the Mandan women.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Aultman, Miller and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a chromolithograph of a woman sit...
Description: Mandan Indians engaged in archery competition (Plate 24). "The meeting represented here is something like that of an Archery Club in the civilized world, b...
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...
Description: "Camp Casey near Fairfax Seminary, Virginia 1st Brigade, Casey's Division". Handcolored lithograph of site of Camp Casey.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...
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