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Kansas Equal Suffrage

Date: 1912
Description: Postcard with a man and woman putting their vote into a ballot box, touting equal suffrage: "For a better government of the people, by the people, and for...
Photograph

Confederate Commanders

Date: 1884
Description: A composite of Civil War Confederate Commanders, this is one of the first known examples of a composite photograph and of the use of photography in adverti...
Print

Alexander Legge Caricature

Date: 
Description: Caricature of Alexander Legge. Legge was president of International Harvester Company from 1922 to 1929. He was vice chairman of the War Industries Board...
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Confederate Flag

Date: 1861
Description: The first national flag of the Confederacy (Stars and Bars) and the slogan: "We are in the field, and the bars are up!" Red and blue ink on cream envelope,...
Drawing

Uncle Sam and the Philippine Islands

Date: June 09 1898
Description: Cover art for Leslie's Weekly depicting Uncle Sam peering through a magnifying glass at the Philippine Islands on a globe. The caption is "Guess I'l...
Poster

The Voice of the Clergy

Date: September 1863
Description: Proclamation made by the Episcopal Clergy of Philadelphia protesting the statement made by John Henry Hopkins, Bishop of the Diocese of Vermont, supporting...
Print

End of Secession

Date: 1860
Description: Piece of rope with one end tied in the form of a noose, depicting a skull. Caption below reads: "End of Secession." Blue ink, illustration on right side of...
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The Pirate Flag

Date: 1860
Description: Confederate flag with the words: "The Pirate Flag" and 8 stars in the blue section, and "Jeff. Davis" and "A.H. Stephens" on the red bars. Cream envelope w...
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Does That Union Shoe Fit You?

Date: 1860
Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says: "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies: "Mr. Scott, this Uni...
Print

That Feed Won't Do

Date: 1860
Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...
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Confederate President with His Nose in a Trap

Date: 1860
Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads: "Jeff though...
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Jeff. Davis in Suspense, Long May He Wave

Date: 1860
Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" is flying in the background. Captions below read: "JEFF...
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A Pretty Good Choke, (Joke,) on J.D.

Date: 1860
Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a scarf held by the hand of Abraham Lincoln. Caption reads: "A Pretty Good Choke, (Joke,) on J.D. Verdict, — served him right."...
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Secession is Nearly Played Out

Date: 1860
Description: The Devil running, holding a pitchfork that is flying the Confederate flag in one hand, and a bottle in the other hand. Cotton and Bonds are tucked into hi...
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Good Noose for Traitors

Date: 1860
Description: A rope is tied in a noose inside of a frame. Caption reads: "Good Noose for TRAITORS." Black ink on yellow envelope, illustration is on left side. Mounted...
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Don't See It: Big Thing Big Thing

Date: 1861
Description: A large dog, (Winfield Scott), and a smaller dog (Jefferson Davis) discussing a piece of meat, (Washington D.C.). Perhaps a comment on the insignificance o...
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Union Gamecock and Secession Chicken

Date: 1860
Description: A rooster with a Union flag, representing the Union army, is facing a chicken (with what appears to be ostrich legs) with a piracy flag, which is supposed...
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Devil with C.S.A. Whiskey

Date: 1860
Description: A smiling devil with wings is holding a large jar of C.S.A. Whiskey marked with a poison symbol, and a Confederate flag sticking out of it. Blue and red in...
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A Member of the Bungtown, Va., R.G.G.'s

Date: 1860
Description: Confederate soldier wearing a whiskey barrel with a cork helmet. On the barrel is the text: "RGG," "C.S.A. WHISKEY," "J.X.D." Caption below reads: "A membe...
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Whole Or None

Date: 1860
Description: A pig with a small saddle on his back. A Union flag is set in the middle of the saddle. On the side of the pig is the text: "WHOLE OR NONE." Blue and red i...

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