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Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

Date: 1844 

Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...

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: 1950-05-06 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring color illustrations of a flatbed truck carrying lumber and a pickup truck carrying plants. Includes t...

Date: 1916 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for Heider tractors produced by Rock Island Implements. The advertisement features color illustrations of men using H...

Date: 1925 

Description: Holiday card with a castle, trees, pine trees with snow and three male figures in medieval style costumes playing musical instruments. Black, red and green...

Date: 1860 after

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...

Date: 1972 

Description: Photographic holiday greeting card of the Brynteson family. Three photographs show Mom, Dad and daughter. A bow and pine branches decorate the card. The te...

Date: 1908-09-18 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a framed illustration of a white-bearded man in profile holding a pipe and turning away to look at a sai...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Color advertising cartoon depicting Uncle Sam with arms outstretched over a Deering grain binder. Hybrids of binders by rival manufacturers are depicted on...

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Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his wife.

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Pe-shick-ee

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pe-shick-ee, a Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (18...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card featuring an illustration of a man (or boy) perched barefoot on a rope ladder at the edge of a balcony. He is trying to kiss the woma...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9). "Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...

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Description: Political cartoon of the Irish, including verse, which comments on the change in labor needs due to steam power and likens the Irish to apes.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman is washing clothes in a washtub. The caption below reads "My only support—both boys gone to the war. I wonder if they would take me?" Red ink on be...

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Description: Letterhead of Northwestern Lumber Company of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, manufacturer of "Lath Shingles & Pickets", with two men in the woods, one poised with a...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a brochure produced by the Samson Tractor Company, a division of General Motors Corporation, to advertise the Samson Tractor Harrow. The cov...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the McCormick Combined Reaping and Self-Binding Machines, as manufactured by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company [or possibly C.H. a...

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...

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