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Photograph

Bookkeeping Class

Date: 1913
Description: A University Extension Division class in bookkeeping, held in the public library and taught by an instructor from Milwaukee.
Poster

Recruitment Poster in German

Date: November 28 1861
Description: Civil War recruiting poster for the 5th Wisconsin Regiment written in German.
Print

Worse Than Slavery Cartoon

Date: 
Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...
Print

Contemplated Murder of John Campbell Cartoon

Date: 
Description: A cartoon depicting a kneeling man with a rope around his neck, held by one of a group of demonic-looking Ku Klux Klansmen (KKK), entitled "Plan of the Con...
Print

Whistling Past the Graveyard after Dark

Date: 
Description: Cartoon drawn by Clare V. "Dwig" Dwiggins depicting a youthful August Derleth walking by a graveyard that is haunted by ghosts and spirits. Derleth was fo...
Map or Atlas

Plan of Fort of Green Bay : [Fort Howard]

Date: 1816
Description: This is a photostat copy of a manuscript map in the National Archives showing a plan of Fort Howard and a view of its north side. Originally surveyed by Wi...
Painting

Student's Earth Day Art

Date: 1970
Description: Young student's crayon and watercolor art inspired by Earth Day, consisting of a sun with a smiling face surrounded by a field of blue filled with birds an...
Photograph

Faye Emerson at Desk

Date: 
Description: Faye Emerson sitting at a desk while filming one of the episodes of The Faye Emerson Show. Next to her on the desk is a stand with many pieces of jewelry o...

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