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Date: 1860 after

Description: A man dressed in a blue jacket and light blue trousers fishes in a "SECESSION POND". He is sitting on the Union flag. His fishing line has a Union flag on...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: The Elkhorn Pyramid, on the Upper Missouri River. Passing Indians would add horns to the pyramid, and sometimes add red marks to the horns to indicate the...

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: A portrait of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, 1849-1850. Born in Virginia on November 24, 1784, Taylor died in office on July 9, 185...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: O-wan-ich-koh (also phoneticized Hoowanneka) or the Little Elk, a chief of the Ho-Chunk. This portrait depicts Little Elk as he appeared at the Treaty of P...

Date: 1882-05-30 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne twine binder. Describes the results of a contest between the Osborne machine and machines made by McCormick, Deering,...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is a pink and white card with embossed floral designs. The middle layer (not visible) is a country...

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Scott holds a large cone decorated with the stars and stripes. Scott is saying, "I'LL BLOCK YOUR GAME". He is about to snuff out Jefferson Davis, w...

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Cha-co-to

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cha-co-to, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).

Date: 1835 

Description: Portrait of O-hay-wa-nim-ce-kee (Yellow Thunder) a Chippeway (Ojibwa) chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1826).

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...

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: 1891-09-20 ca.

Description: Political cartoon from the Washington Post. It refers to the role of Jeremiah M. Rusk, the Secretary of Agriculture from Wisconsin, in negotiating i...

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Ferry Street

Date: 1856 

Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.

Date: 1864 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover illustration of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows children and adults, some of them circus performers, inside a large tent...

Date: 1864 

Description: Catalogue illustration of an Enfield Rifle and bayonet.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Two tone lithograph of a pile of Lake Superior whitefish and trout on the lakeshore with a man and boat in the background.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Scene of 16 figures. A slave owner raises his whip as black families race towards Fort Monroe, some remain behind picking cotton. The slave owner is saying...

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...

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