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Description: Cover of "The Screw," an underground newspaper, featuring the naked torso of a woman, holding a pipe in her lap. Caption at the bottom reads, "Warning-to a...
Description: Political cartoon comparing the Democratic Platform with the Republican Platform. The cartoon (Democratic) on the left depicts a poor family wearing rags i...
Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing featuring "a sportswriter with an automatic reel attached to his typewriter, an astrologer with his kingfisher prognosticat...
Description: Mrs. James Sima, a child when the Phillips Fire of 1894 raged, standing next to the historical marker documenting the horrific fire.
Description: Cover of "The Rag." an underground newspaper, featuring a photograph of a young-looking girl smoking a marijuana joint.
Date: 1890-10 ca.
Description: Engraved illustration from Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly depicting the members of the House Ways and Means Committee during the deliberations on th...
Description: Headline from a reminiscence by Judge Keyes.
Description: Cover of "It Ain't Me Babe," an underground comic newspaper, featuring hippie scientists in a lab having just brought to life the bride of Frankenstein. Ma...
Description: Cover of "Strategic Hamlet: An Isla Vista Street Journal," an underground newspaper, featuring a woman as Justice balancing the Bank of America and a group...
Description: Cover of "The East Village Other," an underground newspaper, featuring a cartoon bomb on top of a pile of money. The headline reads, "Booming the Economy."...
Description: Mrs. A.V. Miller and James R. Sullivan unveiling the Rural Electrification historical marker together at the dedication ceremony outside of Richland Center...
Description: An illustration of the enormous bowie knife that was presented to John F. Potter.
Description: Cover of "The Madison Bugle-American," an underground newspaper, featuring a cartoon of a businessman holding a leashed dog, a woman in a lounge dress smok...
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: A young Alfred Lunt dressed as Rip Van Winkle, using clothing and a musket borrowed from farm hands and leggings made of gunny sacks.
Description: The first printing of the United States Constitution found in the
"Pennsylvania Packet," and "Daily Advertiser."
Description: Front page of a publication promoting the Wisconsin Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair. The page features stories about the pavilion, an architectu...
Description: Officials gathered to dedicate the Knaggs Ferry historical marker in Oshkosh. The officials included, from left to right, Edward Hamilton, vice-president o...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Thomas Kidd, wearing eyeglasses and a suit and necktie.
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "A Dallas Policeman holds the murder weapon used to assassinate President John F. Kennedy high over his...
Description: Cover of "Movement," and underground newspaper, featuring a print of a clenched fist, alluding to a popular image in the Black Panther Party. Topics includ...
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