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Description: A portrayal of the effects of contact with whites on the Assiniboine chief, Wi-Jun-Jon. (Plate 25). "In offering this illustration to the reader, I am repr...
Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Punka Indians encamped on the banks of the Missouri River and canoeing in river.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for C.H. McCormick and Brothers, featuring an engraved illustration of man operating a horse-drawn mower. Includes the text...
Date: 1860 before
Description: Portrait of Michael Corcoran. Caption below reads, "SONS OF ERIN!-Let the watchword be CORCORAN! RESCUED IF LIVING, AVENGED IF DEAD!" Black ink on beige en...
Description: Assorted Indian utensils and arms.
Description: Illustrations from an 1883 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog portraying the evolution of the reaper. The first three drawings show pigs being l...
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...
Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...
Description: Photographic print of an itinerary for Wisconsin Stage Lines operated by John Frink & Co. copied from an 1848-1849 Milwaukee City Directory. The advertisem...
Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising the Van Duzen gas and gasoline engine featuring an illustration of the engine along with text reading, "Manufactured b...
Description: Page from an 1886 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing early harvesting technology. One drawing depicts a farmer in India harvesting grain...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...
Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: An excerpt from "Picturesque America", ed. Bryant, (1872).
Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaws". Portrait of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) women with their babies painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac.
Description: Confederate wildcat money used during the Civil War.
Description: 1859 Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad pass belonging to S.S. Merrill. Pass is signed by George Dunlap.
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of James K. Polk, 11th President of the United States, 1845-1849. Polk was born in North Carolina on November 2, 1795 and di...
Description: Nina Lynn Sturgis and Hercules Louis Dousman's wedding announcement, "At Home" card and envelope with an "S" and a "D" intertwined on the flap. The ceremon...
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