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Date: 1863-11-23 

Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Fort Clark, on the Missouri River, February 1834.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: View of the Stone Walls on the Upper Missouri River. Includes herd of bighorn sheep.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Trade card for William Deering and Company showing "The harvester part" of the Deering "All-Steel" grain binder. The color illustration shows the parts mad...

Date: 1868-12-22 before

Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A howling dog tied to a post, empty food dish in front of him. Water in the background with a sailing ship, probably from the blockade. Text above reads, "...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Envelope compares a young man of the North, on the left, to a young man of the South, on the right. The young Northern man is working with an older man on...

Date: 1885 

Description: Back cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog from 1885. The illustration shows horses with elaborate tack treading grain surrounded by men...

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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: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

Date: 1882 

Description: "The lightest draft and most complete mower in use!" Features an illustration of a man pulling the mower, with two men sitting on it. Includes the text: "T...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate soldier wearing a whiskey barrel with a cork helmet. On the barrel appears the text, "RGG", "C.S.A. WHISKEY", "J.X.D." Caption below reads, "A...

Date: 1884-04 

Description: An engraving depicting the impressment of American seamen by the British Navy during the period before the War of 1812. The image shows a group of American...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "5TH ROUND". Lincoln stands inside "THE CHAMPION BELT" beside...

Date: 1889-03-06 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing for a breakfast in honor of evangelist Dwight L. Moody. On the cover is an ivory tipped-in text plate bordered with a deckle-e...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Engraving entitled "Tomb of Washington--Mount Vernon".

Date: 1866-05 

Description: Engraved exterior view of a smelting furnace with a small group of men with horses gathered in front.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cut-taa-tas-tia, a celebrated Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Scene showing Minatarre Indians moving about their village during the winter season.

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: North American Indians on horseback during a buffalo hunt. "In [this plate], I have represented a party of Indians in chase of a herd, some of whom are pur...

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