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Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827). Fought for the Americans and...
Description: Miss Batchelor, aspiring actress around the turn of the century.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: An advertisement for Blatz Wiener beer featuring two well-dressed men and two women seated at a restaurant table drinking Blatz Beer. There is a potted pla...
Date: date unknown
Description: Card unfolded, displaying inside. On bottom is a photograph of two apes clinging tightly together. One ape's face has been replaced by Sid's face, and he h...
Description: Exterior view of the Cameron Mission, a home for rescued Asian (Chinese and Japanese) slaves in San Francisco. Some of the residents are posed in a group a...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...
Date: ????-10-24 date unknown
Description: An illustrated advertisement for Nadinola Bleaching Cream, claiming that it's "How Southern Girls Keep Their Wondrous Complexions".
Description: Waist-up engraved portrait of General Ambrose Burnside.
Date: 1905-12-04 before
Description: Front and back covers of the menu and program for a Six O'Clock Club dinner, with an Art Nouveau style border in black-edged textured gold and the profile...
Description: A political cartoon entitled "The Hercules of Labor saving his Country" depicting a man with a sword lopping the heads off a double-headed snake, which is...
Description: Holiday card with a winter nighttime landscape. At the bottom half of the card is a snow-covered house with two pine trees. The roof of a second house is i...
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: "The Scalp Dance is given as a celebration of a victory; and amongst this tribe, as I learned whilst residing with them, danced in the night, by the light...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Two interior pages of a pamphlet produced by the World Harvester Corporation to advertise the auto-tiller. The advertisement features a photograph of a man...
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Date: 1976 ca.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International DT-466 Midrange Diesel Engines. Includes a photograph of men working at a construction site.
Description: A snake, a skull and an ostrich feather in a pile on the ground. Above text reads, "Vanity, Treachery & Death." Caption below reads, "SECESSION EMBLEMS." B...
Description: Color stamp used to advertise the Wisconsin State Fair. The illustration shows a crowd arriving at the fairgrounds, while a young girl in an ethnic costume...
Description: Head and shoulders engraved portrait of General John Adams Dix.
Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...
Description: Engraving by R.E. Babson of painting of John Adams by G. Stuart, with inset of "Talleyrand Receiving the American Envoys, 1797."
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