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Wisconsin Commission to Locate Monuments on the Gettysburg's Battlefield Site

Date: May 1887
Description: Members of the Wisconsin commission to locate monuments gather on the battlefield at Little Round Top.
Painting

Battle of Chickamauga, 1863

Date: 1925
Description: "Battle of Chickamauga," an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...
Poster

Battle of Gettysburg Advertising Poster

Date: 1886
Description: Color lithographed color advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by...
Photograph

Old Abe Sitting on a Cannon

Date: 1875
Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched at the end of a cannon looking left with the American flag in the background. Serve...
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Artillery at Camp Randall

Date: 1861
Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.
Poster

McCormick "Battle of Shiloh" Advertising Poster

Date: 1885
Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a McCormick binder stored in a shed in the middle of the...
Photograph

The Silver Presentation Delegation

Date: October 26 1945
Description: Members of the official Silver Presentation Delegation on board the USS "Wisconsin". Bottom left to right: Judge Rosenberry, Captain Roper, and Oscar Renne...
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Silver Presentation Delegation and Wives

Date: October 26 1945
Description: The official delegation party with their wives at the ceremony of silver service presentation aboard the USS "Wisconsin". Seated left to right are Judge Ro...
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U.S.S Wisconsin

Date: October 26 1945
Description: Elevated view of the USS Wisconsin Silver Presentation ceremony, with the ship's guns in the foreground.
Photograph

Old Abe at the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1875
Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripe shield near a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. There is a flag in the background.
Photograph

Old Abe at the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1875
Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripes shield next to a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Old Abe has his back turned towards t...
Photograph

Old Abe at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: 1875
Description: Old Abe, the eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry, posed on a cannon with the third Wisconsin State Capitol in the background. From 1864 until his de...
Photograph

Workers Load Wagon Components onto Railroad Car

Date: April 17 1918
Description: Workers loading wooden crates containing components for wagons or possibly "machine gun carts" onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Wo...
Photograph

Boxed Artillery Cart Ready for Shipment

Date: May 17 1918
Description: Boxed 240 mm mortar cart ready for shipment to the U.S. military from International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Print

Ulysses S. Grant Seated with Map

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Description: An engraving from a photograph of Ulysses S. Grant wearing a military uniform. He is seated in front of a cannon with a map unfolded in his lap, and cannon...
Photograph

Helicopter Power

Date: February 1966
Description: Arriving at a forward area, a U.S. Air Force CH-30 helicopter carrying a 105mm howitzer is directed in for a landing. The artillery piece, which was in a r...
Photograph

Aircraft Torpedo Manufacture

Date: January 13 1943
Description: Male and female workers producing torpedo parts at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "A battery of acetylene torches is here show...
Photograph

Capitol Park Fountain

Date: 1898
Description: The replica of the Centennial Fountain in the Capitol Park, where people relax on a park bench. This view looks toward the intersection of Main and Carroll...
Photograph

Capitol Park Fountain

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Description: A replica of a fountain from the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition that was installed in the Capitol Park near the East Wing of the second capitol in Madi...
Photograph

Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1723

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: General Gibbon's Brigade Repelli...

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