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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a woman spanking a young boy...

Date: 1892-02 

Description: Engraving of a fur trader standing in the middle of a circle of seated Indians in their council tepee.

Date: 1874 

Description: Illustration of a man operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team horses, under the headline "To-Hjulet Mower."

Date: 1886 

Description: Inside of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company advertising card. Features color illustrations demonstrating the development of harvesting technology, in...

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: 1842 ca.

Description: Lithograph of Southport.

Date: 1860 

Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...

Date: 1889 

Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Republican ticket for Harrison Ludington for governor, Henry L. Eaton for Lieutenant-Governor, Hans B. Warner for Secretary of State, Henry Baetz for State...

Date: 1862-08-22 

Description: A call to arms issued by Confederate colonel John H. Morgan, asserting that the Confederacy is winning the war. He mentions George B. McClellan, Thomas J....

Date: 1893-12 

Description: Portion of a Rambler Bicycle advertisement showing a Roman style female statue holding up a bicycle.

Date: 1886 

Description: Advertising ephemera for Electricity in a Bottle by the West Electric Cure Co. of Chicago which claimed to cure catarrh, hay fever, headache, asthma, and n...

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: 1832 ca.

Description: A facsimile of an Indian painting, originally painted by the Mandan chief, Máto-Tópe. It portrays an encounter between Máto-Tópe and a Cheyenne chief.

Date: 1869-02-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man riding an ice velocipede, a bicycle-like vehicle with a studded front wheel and back blades. In the background is an iceboat.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Miami Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827). He holds a bow and arrows, and a killed...

Date: 1895 

Description: Drawing of the lake steamer, Michigan with another vessel in the background.

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick over an illustration of...

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Certification from J.O. Barrett that the centennial photograph of Old Abe is truly him. The certification includes a signature from the governor.

Date: 1843 

Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...

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