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The Foremost in Battle-Chief of the Sioux Tribe

Date: 1835
Description: Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du...
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Braddock's Defeat

Date: July 09 1755
Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...
Painting

Austin E. Quinney

Date: 1849
Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.
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Dickey Chapelle in Vietnam

Date: November 1964
Description: Dickey Chapelle on the Don Phuc command post, in front of a stack of sandbags, on the Vietnam-Cambodia frontier. Chapelle resided at this post for 34 days,...
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Old Abe and the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

Date: July 1863
Description: "Old Abe" and "Color Guard" of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, posed in uniform, outside with Old Abe on a shield perch. Likely Edward H...
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Armistice Day in Milwaukee

Date: November 11 1957
Description: Uptown Post #400 Drill Team in formation firing a salute on Armistice Day while passers-by pause to pay their respects.
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Chippewa Indian Deer Hunt

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Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian deer hunt on snow shoes.
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Motorcycle Police on Harley-Davidsons

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Description: World War II Harley-Davidson Army Models mounted by ever-alert Military Police, wearing uniforms and armed with guns.
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Herman Anderson

Date: 1861
Description: An oval-framed, seated studio portrait of Anderson Herman, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. T...
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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...
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Vietnamesiche Filmtage

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Description: Color poster promoting Vietnamesische Filmtage.
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Target Shooting at Villa Louis

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Description: Target shooting on the east lawn of Villa Louis. Nina S. Dousman is on the extreme right of the image.
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Wisconsin National Guard

Date: 1887
Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard lined up at Camp Douglas.
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Aldo Leopold

Date: 1940
Description: Caption on negative sleeve: "Aldo Leopold and son Luna (standing); Mrs. Leopold and two daughters Nina and Estella (kneeling). 'Shack' in background." The...
Painting

Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes

Date: 1821
Description: Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes.
Photograph

"Buffalo Bill" Cody and White Beaver

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Description: "Buffalo Bill" Cody and David Franklin Powell ("White Beaver") posing in in front of a painted backdrop in a Racine, Wisconsin gallery. This image appeared...
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McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1894
Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows an American Revolutionary War battle scene. Also...
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"Buffalo Bill" Cody

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Description: Postcard reproduction of a portrait of William Frederick Cody from the T.B. Walker Collection.
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Battle of Bad Axe

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Description: Painting by Cal Peters depicting the battle of Bad Axe at the Wisconsin River on August 2, 1832.
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...

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