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Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of Tshi-zun-hau-kau, a Winnebago/Ho-Chunk warrior, that appeared in Volume II of the History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in...

Date: 1893 

Description: Holiday card with six brownies depicting six different nationalities. One brownie plays a trumpet and another plays an upright bass fiddle. The remaining b...

Date: 1847 

Description: An unhappy looking bride is seated in a chair looking out the window as another woman sits on the floor holding her hand. A third woman looks on angrily.

Date: 1844 

Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...

Date: 1865-04-11 

Description: Backside of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commissio...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Handbill for the Eagle Mower and Reaper distributed by A.G. Mott, general agent for Maryland. Includes the text "the best grass and grain harvester in use....

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Squaw, wife of O'-check-ka (Four Legs). Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Green Bay (...

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James K. Polk, 11th President of the United States, 1845-1849.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Depiction of the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Boston, Massachusetts. On the border surrounding the group portrait are ind...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Indian Utensils and Arms. An engraving illustrating 18 various objects used in ceremonial and daily life of American Indians.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 10, 11, and 12)

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty holding a Union flag with her right hand and pointing with her left. Caption below reads, "I am for Union TO A MAN!" Red and blue ink on beige...

Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Date: 1857 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."

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: 1858 

Description: View of the Fourth Street bridge with various buildings in the background.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner. To the right reads: "Head Quarters 18th Reg. Wis. Vol, Camp Trowbridge, Milwaukee" On t...

Date: 1887-05-14 

Description: Cartoon of a three-headed hydra representing oleomargarine, threatening a farmer.

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...

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