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Date: 1860 after
Description: A bull, labeled "NORTH", is chasing Jefferson Davis towards a fence and bushes. The bull is saying, "Come and take a Horn, Jeff" and Davis is saying, "You...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Valentine card with a girl framed with a metallic gold harp decorated with ribbons, hearts and flowers. She is wearing a white dress and has flowers in her...
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...
Description: Two images of the "family" of Virginia. Above depicts a happy, prosperous "family" at the Declaration of Independence in 1776. A banner with the stars and...
Description: Illustration of the "terrific and fatal" riot at the New York Astor Place Opera House.
Description: Engraving depicting the Schoolcraft expedition crossing the Ontonagon River to investigate a copper boulder.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: A Blackfoot Indian on horseback.
Description: Buffalo chasing hunter with rifle on horseback (Plate 12). "The wounded and chafed bull often turns upon its assailant, and runs him back, over the whole g...
Date: 1881-03-06 before
Description: Front cover and interior menu with ornaments in gold ink and "Son Excellence Madame Fairchild" hand lettered in silver ink on card stock with raised silver...
Description: Letterhead of August Kroll of Leopolis, Wisconsin, dealer in hardware, stoves, and tinware, with an image of the interior of a store and customers being he...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking south down 8th Street from Schlitz's Park.
Date: 1868-12-22 before
Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...
Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.
Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.
Description: Envelope depicts a Zouave camp with five soldiers relaxing around a campfire in front of a tent. A tree branch and a drum are in the foreground. The captio...
Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...
Description: A "crest" of Major General George McClellan. He appears on a blue oval with white stars. An eagle with flags, bayonets, cannons, cannonballs and a drum app...
Description: View of the Vaughn Memorial Library building.
Description: Directions for attaching the McCormick Self-Binder to a harvester. Features an illustration of an early wire binder.
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