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Date: 1860 after
Description: Image of Louis Wigfall on the body of an Indian with tomahawk in hand. The captions reads, "WIGFALL on his promised descent on Washington." This is a barb...
Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...
Description: Park Hotel from a map in the manuscripts division.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Brewett, Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827).
Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...
Date: 1871 after
Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...
Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...
Description: Four Union soldiers chasing four Confederate soldiers. The Union soldiers have a Union flag, a cannon and rifles with bayonets. The four Confederate soldie...
Description: "The Battle of the Reapers. The McCormick on the War Path!" Advertisement for McCormick Harvesting Machines reporting field trial victories.
Description: Engraving of Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott, the first president of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Milwaukee.
Description: A grinning African American man runs towards and mocks Jefferson Davis, who stands with his head and wrists locked in stocks. Caption below reads, "Ha! Ha!...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.
Description: General Winfield Scott is chopping down a tall tree with an ax. Eight frightened men cling to the upper limbs. Caption below reads, "The downfall of Secess...
Description: 1860 Presidential Democratic ticket headed by John C. Breckenridge (it should be spelled Breckinridge), and the vice-president, Joseph Lane, that was distr...
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...
Description: Indians fighting at Fort Mackenzie (Montana).
Description: Portrait of Black Hawk (Mac-Cut-I-Mish-E-Ca-Cu-Cac) painted from life.
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of James K. Polk, 11th President of the United States, 1845-1849.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.
Description: Photographic print of an itinerary for Wisconsin Stage Lines operated by John Frink & Co. copied from an 1848-1849 Milwaukee City Directory. The advertisem...
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