Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three die cut pieces. The middle piece is a sleigh pulled by one horse. There are three children in the sleigh; one boy isdriving...

Date: 1897-07 

Description: A promotional card displaying a man in overalls standing by his large rye crops, near the road.

The caption reads, "This view made from a photograph take...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The "crest" of Jefferson Davis has a horizontal blue field at the top with white stars representing the seceding states. Three vertical fields (red-white-r...


Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Scene of 16 figures. A slave owner raises his whip as black families race towards Fort Monroe, some remain behind picking cotton. The slave owner is saying...

Date: 1879-11-01 

Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler of South Carolina in fine clothing standing next to an African American on his knees, surrounded by bulls. The capt...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rope tied in a noose inside of a frame. Caption reads "Good Noose for TRAITORS". Black ink on yellow envelope, image on left side. Image printed on enve...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Offering of the Mandan Indians, showing human and animal skulls.

Date: 1869-02-13 

Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.



Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-ba-shaw, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).


Camp Randall

Date: 1862 

Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a cornucopia filled with flowers and foliage. On the edge of the mouth it reads "Let the Smiles of Youth Appearing". Music appear...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...

Date: 1862-08 ca.

Description: Color lithograph of Union lines in the midst of battle.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by Warder, Mitchell and Company, manufacturers of the Champion line of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of a...

Date: 1865 

Description: A woodprint of women with frightened child entitled "The First Dip Into Salt Water."

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Engraving of Indians on horseback along river with Indian grave on hill in background.

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback trying to kill a bear (Plate 19). "The preliminaries of the hunt for the Grizzly Bear having been settled in the manner described in t...

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