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Date:  date unknown

Description: An engraving of a young Frederick Douglass.

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Description: Wine list menu for The Black Steer, with a waiter holding a serving tray with a bottle and two glasses, and making an "okay" motion with his other hand; in...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 41. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1953 

Description: Photographic holiday card from the Q.J. O'Sullivan family. The children of the family are all dressed in winter clothes, two with a Christmas tree, one on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of Ulysses S. Grant.

Date: 1937 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Topper, 'It's Tops to You' Beer." Schonbrunnn Brewing Co. An oval shaped beer label...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Illinois state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The t...

Date: 1920 

Description: Advertisement for the Parrett motor cultivator, featuring an illustration of the machine at center flanked by illustrations of a farmstead, and a man using...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: An advertising card includes a photograph of a man in an open carriage holding the reins of a team of Holstein-Friesian cattle. Two well-dressed men are si...

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Safety First

Date: 1914 

Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billhead of Rogers, Henry & Williams of Viroqua, Wisconsin, dealers in general merchandise, with a grimacing man in a jacket, vest, trousers, and top hat s...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A relaxed man sits in a chair reading a paper with his slippers on. He has food and drink on a nearby table. Below the captions reads "One of the C.S.A. ge...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of reunion banquet of the Army of the Potomac in New York City.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of Martha Dandridge Washington from an 1878 painting by E.F. Andrews.

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Ke-wa-din

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Ke-wa-din, or the North Wind, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1826...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...

Date: 1934-01-13 before

Description: Handwritten menu and "Bon Voyage" greeting in a card from the Swedish American Line, with a Swedish castle on the cover, and on the inside of the card, a t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card from D.C. Everest, Wisconsin paper industrialist. The front of the card reads "After twenty years we have again established sanity in governme...

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Dill Tractor

Date: 1918 

Description: Side view photograph of a man using a Dill tractor and grain binder in a field, with an explanation below describing how the binder is operated. A small il...

Date: 1893 

Description: One-page tea room menu from the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition. At the top is an illustration of a gondolier steering a couple in a c...

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