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Description: Engraving of voyageurs gathered around a fire at their camp.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A strong muscular arm holds a sledge hammer. The caption above reads, "The Strong Arm of the North." Blue ink on beige envelope, image on left side.
Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...
Description: The devil holds the Texas state seal and a Confederate flag. "THE REBEL STATES" and "TEXAS" appear within the illustration. Blue ink on beige envelope, ima...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of dogs fighting over a tu...
Description: Handbill advertising an upcoming field trial of the Osborne twine binder in Salisbury, Mo. Includes the text "To all whom it may concern and especially to...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Me-no-quet, distinguished Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fo...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Uncle Sam holds a bottle labeled "DAVIS", with a figure of a man on it, as he stands with a snake labeled "SECESSION" under his left foot.
The caption bel...
Description: Engraving of a fur trader standing in the middle of a circle of seated Indians in their council tepee.
Description: Engraved image of a man coasting on a high-wheel bicycle. He has his legs draped over the handlebars, and his hands on the handlebars, leaving the pedals f...
Date: 1865-06-28 ca.
Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....
Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.
Description: Democratic Ticket for the 1864 Presidential election. General George B. McClellan was the candidate for President, running against Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Ma-che-ka-kat, or the Bad Hawk, a Chief of the Monomonie (Menominee) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Advertisement of the Hurlbut Manufacturing Company of Racine, the home of several wagon manufacturing firms during the 19th Century. Hurlbut began manufac...
Description: Ticket for the inauguration of President Benjamin Harrison. This ticket belonged to William Freeman Vilas of Wisconsin, the Secretary of the Interior. The...
Date: 1861-08-24 ca.
Description: Civil War Era Union recruitment poster for Fox River Zouaves.
Description: Mandan Indian standing before an idol.
Description: Monroe County Republican Party ticket, headed by James G. Blaine and John A. Logan. Blaine lost to the Democrat Grover Cleveland. Names on the statewide...
Description: A soldier in an eastern style Zouave uniform holds a Union flag in his right hand and a rifle in his left hand. Above reads "TO RICHMOND" and below "REMEMB...
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