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Description: A reproduction of an ad or counter card for the Universal Food Chopper. Text on the image reads, "The Universal Food Chopper, and a few of the things it ch...
Description: Illustration from an 1887 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing a row of McCormick binders being pulled by camels. The original caption rea...
Description: Lithographic print of prize ox.
Inscription beneath title reads: Weighing 4,000 Pounds, or 500 Stone, - of Beautiful Proportions. / This astonishing Ani...
Description: Fond du Lac Company House, built in 1836 and operated as an inn by Colwert Pier and his wife. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and severa...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A large bulldog, (Winfield Scott), and a small whippet dog, (Jefferson Davis), face each other over a rack of ribs, (Washington D.C.). The bulldog wears a...
Description: Engraved image of a man in a top hat and tails riding a velocipede. Another rider can be seen in the background.
Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...
Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Ta-ma-kake-toke, or the Woman that Spoke First, a mourning Chippeway (Ojibwa) Squaw. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Hobart church, built in 1839.
Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.
Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...
Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Headline over illustration of t...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Tombs made by Assiniboin Indians in trees.
Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...
Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick".
Below is the caption and verse,
Description: Front of advertising card with a color illustration of a Gale Chilled Plow.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Promotional card showing the abundance of oats in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts Abe Eaton holding a rake in his tall fields. His hat rests on the s...
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