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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Holiday card, hand painted poinsettias over a letterpress printed greeting. The text reads: "Christmas Greeting. I am thinking of you today because it is C...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A chicken with most of its feathers missing is wearing a hat and a sword. Below is the caption, "A Confederated Chicken after the Cock of the Walk, (Uncle...

Date: 1887-05-14 

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

Date: 1847 

Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Date: 1865 

Description: "Capture of an unprotected female, or the close up of the Rebellion." Photograph card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in wo...

Date: 1858 

Description: Lithograph view of river with a riverboat on the river, and a family on a hill above the river. There is a wagon or cart on the road below the hill.

Date: 1888 

Description: Calendar from a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company advertising catalog. The illustrations show an American farmer sitting in front of the fire while in...

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"Hazelwood"

Date: 1894 

Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman. As remodeled in 1870; copy of photograph taken in 1894. House is in right middle ground, with a yard and trees. A...

Date: 1849-04-19 

Description: Poster offering $600 reward for the return of three runaway slaves in Calvert County, Maryland. The three slaves are Henry Morsell, Jim Parker, and Bill Hu...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Handbill advertising a field trial of Osborne and Buckeye grain binders. Features the text "Come One! Come all! There will be a field trial of self-binding...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pen-now-we-ta, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fort Wayne (1827).

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Front of advertising card featuring an illustration of a man woken up by a horse, on whose side is written: "Nightmare." Text above and below reads: "Why d...

Date: 1881 

Description: Two advertising cards featuring a color illustration of a caricature of a baseball player. The card on the left is titled: "A close Affair. Hugging the Bat...

Date: 1875 

Description: Round die cut holiday card depicting a man walking with a staff, with a mountain in the background. An ornate design fills the background. Caption reads:...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A card depicting two men posed near a stringer holding the many fish they caught. The caption reads, "Result of a day's fishing on Elk River, Price Co."

Date: 1860 after

Description: An elephant carries the Union flag with the words "THE CONSTITUTION LIBERTY AND LAWS!!" on it and wears another Union flag on its back. The elephant's fron...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Abraham Lincoln in a dark-colored dress, hair in ringlets with a jeweled hair band, and holding a fan; engraved by Samuel Sartain, and pri...

Date: 1851 

Description: Back side of direction sheet, featuring two illustrations of men using the machine in a field. The top illustration has the title: "This cut represents the...

Date: 1896 

Description: Front cover and interior of banquet menu for Mexican President Porfirio Diaz, to celebrate the construction of a drainage canal between Lake Texcoco and La...

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