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Peshtigo Fire

Date: November 25 1871
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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Pehriska-Ruhpa, Minitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Dance

Date: 1832
Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa. Minatarre warrior with bow and arrow in the costume of the dog dance.
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Naw-Kaw or Wood

Date: 1838
Description: Naw-Kaw or Wood. Hand-colored lithograph from History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
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Black Hawk (Mac-cut-i-mish-e-ca-cu-cac)

Date: 1833
Description: Portrait of Black Hawk (Mac-Cut-I-Mish-E-Ca-Cu-Cac) painted from life.
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Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott

Date: September 06 1882
Description: Engraving of Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott, the first president of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Milwaukee.
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Indians Fighting at Fort Mackenzie

Date: August 28 1833
Description: Indians fighting at Fort Mackenzie (Montana).
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Peshtigo Congregational Church

Date: 1871
Description: Wood engraving of the Congregationalist Church in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch Of The Great Fires In Wisconsin".
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Peshtigo Schoolhouse

Date: 1871
Description: Photographic print of a wood engraving of a schoolhouse and children in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch of the Great Fire In Peshtigo."
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Brule River Battle

Date: 1845
Description: Illustration of Chippewa and Sioux Indians battling each other at the Brule River. Wood engraving from Armstrong, "Early Life Among The Indians".
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Delegation of Indians to Washington, D.C.

Date: June 24 1852
Description: Illustration of the Washington, D.C. Delegation of Indians. Five Indians pose with a man in a beard and suit. From Benjamin Armstrong, "Early Life Among Th...
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New Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory & Machine Shop

Date: 1887
Description: Engraving of an elevated view of Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory and Machine Shop on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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La Follette, Sr. Engraving

Date: 1904
Description: An engraved head and shoulders portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., during the period when he was the governor of Wisconsin.
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Peshtigo Fire Drawing

Date: 1871
Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.
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A Fur Trader in the Council Tepee

Date: February 1892
Description: Engraving of a fur trader standing in the middle of a circle of seated Indians in their council tepee.
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Voyageurs in Camp for the Night

Date: March 1892
Description: Engraving of voyageurs gathered around a fire at their camp.
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Colonel Theodor C. Rodolf

Date: 1881
Description: Quarter-length engraving of Colonel Theodor C. Rodolf.
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Retreat of the Indians with their Prisoners

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Description: Photograph of an engraving from an unknown source depicting a group of Native American warriors herding white captives along a trail. A building burns in...
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General Atkinson's Victory over Black Hawk

Date: 1845
Description: Engraving depicting the defeat of Black Hawk by General Henry Atkinson at the Battle of Bad Axe on August 2, 1832. The engraving depicts Federal Regulars a...
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Saukie and Fox Indians

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Description: Hand tinted plate depicting Sauk and Fox Indians on a beach near St. Louis drawn by Karl Bodmer, engraved by Vogel, printed by Bougeard, published by J. Ho...
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Champion Harvester and Binder

Date: 1882
Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion harvester and binder. Includes the text "the Champion light binder, is the only simple, light, durable, efficient wor...

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