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Date: 1882-02-03 before

Description: Cover and interior menu for "M. Le General Fairchild" in shadowed blackletter with the intertwined initials "M" and "P" and the head of a goat above. Gold-...

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising card for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a color illustration of men, women, and children in a f...

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Fort Clark, on the Missouri River, February 1834.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cat, labeled "MISSOURI", tasting soup from a steaming kettle over a wood fire. The kettle is labeled "SECESSION SOUP". The cat is wearing a vest, apron a...

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...

Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill for a field trial of grain binders, sponsored by the Marsh-Whitney Manufacturing Company. Includes the text "grand general field trial of low-down...

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Interior of the menu for the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with the menu ("The Material Spread") and the program ("The Feast of Reason") in teal bo...

Date: 1875 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester, also called a binder. Features a small illustration of the machine in use in a field, surrounded by testimonial...

Date: 1860 after

Description: View of Washington, D.C. with gallows in foreground. Ten empty nooses hang from the gallows. Capitol buildings are in the background with Union flag. Capti...

Date: 1856-12-30 

Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grove Towns...

Date: 1860-09-22 

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...

Date: 1861-04-21 

Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis seated backwards on a flying goose. He is wearing a military uniform and holds up a sword. The caption and verse below reads: "JEFF SOUND...

Date: 1863-05-23 

Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: The Mandan Indian, Máto-Tópe, adorned with insignia of his war-like deeds.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Mo-wan-za, or the Little Wolf, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, taken at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827)...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Piece of rope with one end tied in the form of a noose, depicting a skull. Caption below reads, "End of Secession". Blue ink, image on right side of envelo...

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