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Date: 1864 

Description: An Unconditional Union ticket printed in Indiana in 1864 in support of the candidacy of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. The support for Lincoln's prose...

Date: 1858 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features illustrations of the machine in use in the field and alone....

Date: 1880-11-20 

Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

Date: 1851 

Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.

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Ball Play

Date: 1844 

Description: Large group of Indians engaged in the game of lacrosse (Plate 23). "Having in the two former illustrations and their chapters, explained to the readers the...

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The Son

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: The Son, an Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827).

Date: 1878 

Description: Newspaper advertisement for Dr. Sanford's Liver Invigorator for diseases of the liver, stomach, and bowels. A long list of diseases the tonic treated is wr...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A clergyman stands at the pulpit with a bible on it, behind him stands the devil. Each has one hand on the open bible. The number 3 appears in the upper le...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pen-now-we-ta, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fort Wayne (1827).

Date: 1839 

Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.

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Corn Crops

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising land in northern Wisconsin. The image on the front of the card shows a man holding up a...

Date: 1844 

Description: A buffalo surrounded by wolves (Plate 10). "There are several varieties of the wolf species on the American prairies, the most numerous and formidable of...

Date: 1878 

Description: Advertising card for Goodrich Transportation Company listing destinations and departure times. In the center of the advertisement is a drawing of a sidewhe...

Date: 1821 

Description: Engraving of the Pictured Rocks shoreline viewed from Lake Superior.

Date: 1860 after

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: 1889-11-02 before

Description: Engraved view of a government snagboat removing obstructions from the channel of a western river.

Date: 1897-11-30 before

Description: One-page menu for a St. Andrew's Ball, with three thistles surrounding the shield of St. Andrew and a shield with a lion rampant, with a banner reading, "F...

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Burton House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Burton House, (also referred to as the Ridge House by Edna Ferber in her novel, "Come and Get It") with horse-drawn carriages in the foreground.

Date: 1873 

Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.

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