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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (left) and back (right) of a promotional card advertising farming land in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "A typical cou...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag. Pro-Confederate envelopes were not as common as pro-Union envelopes. Black ink on beige envelope, image covers entire front. Image p...

Date: 1889-11-02 before

Description: Engraved view of a government snagboat removing obstructions from the channel of a western river.

Date: 1887 

Description: "The Yearly Wheat Crop in Principal Countries." Chart showing yearly wheat crop production by country for 1880, found inside the back cover of an 1887 McC...

Date: 1879-11-01 

Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler of South Carolina in fine clothing standing next to an African American on his knees, surrounded by dogs. The capti...

Date: 1825 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1865-03 

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, 1865 or 1870. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this...

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Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of downtown Racine seen from Lake Michigan. Several vessels are entering the harbor, and a pier with a beacon is on the right.

Date: 1884-10-02 before

Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...

Date: 1857 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."

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: 1860 after

Description: An American Eagle holding a banner that says "PLURIBUS UNUM" hovers over a globe of the Earth showing the United States. The bottom half of the globe is hi...

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.

Date: 1899 

Description: A reproduction of an ad or counter card for the Universal Food Chopper. Text on the image reads, "The Universal Food Chopper, and a few of the things it ch...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Nabu-naa-kee-shick, or the One Side of the Sky, a Chief of the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Mo-wan-za, or the Little Wolf, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, taken at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827)...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Birds-eye view of a Wisconsin Civil War regiment on parade in Fond du Lac, as drawn by Louis Kurz from the Marr Street Methodist Church. The regiment canno...

Date: 1868 

Description: Page from an advertising brochure for "McCormick's Prize Mower." Includes illustrations of award medals for the Paris Exposition Universal of 1867, and a m...

Date: 1898-05-24 before

Description: Interior of the bill of fare served at the Grand Hotel on the birthday of Queen Victoria, with four scenes, perhaps representing the seasons, amidst flower...

Date: 1871-11-25 

Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...

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