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Date: 1880 

Description: Cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fair circular (catalog). The cover is illustrated with a lake and mountain scene and includes the text "Man...

Book or Pamphlet

Political Parties, 1789-1880

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Foldout chart illustrating the political parties of the United States, beginning with the colonial era. The explanation on the chart is as follows:

The s...

Book or Pamphlet

Guarding the Cornfields

Date: 1884 

Description: Indian women standing on platforms make noise to scare birds from the cornfield.

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. October features a man using a hoe in a field. November features a drawing of the Buckeye Twine Mills.

Date: 1863-12-05 

Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...

Book or Pamphlet

Pages of Goddard's Journal

Date: 1881 

Description: Pages 54 and 55 of the diary kept by John H. Goddard on a timber cruising trip.

Date: 1875 

Description: Halvor Skavlem (middle?), Gunil Olmstead Skavlem and a friend stand near the fence in front of Skavlem's frame home, with an unidentified man reading on th...

Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...

Date: 1896 

Description: Illustration from the Freethinkers Pictorial Text Book of a woman climbing a steep, rocky slope to a sign that reads "Come Up Higher / The Free Thou...

Date: 1888 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for grass cutting machinery manufactured by William Deering and Company. Features a color illustration of children riding a...

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

Date: 1851 

Description: Synopsis of Indian Hieroglyphics. Pictographs 1-70, including birds, human figures, plants, animals and other symbols.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Front page of booklet with an engraving of a man with a team of two horses in a field with the "Celebrated Gorham Sulky Cultivator."

Date: 1893 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring two illustrations with the title: "A Pointer." The top illustration, captioned "Union is Strength," shows a dog lying in th...

Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of a brochure in German for Wisconsin immigration.

Date: 1895 

Description: Front cover of catalog featuring a framed portrait of Cyrus H. McCormick surrounded by foliage. A putto is pulling away a drape from the portrait with one...

Date: 1892 

Description: Cover of a Swedish advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a wizard(?) surrounded by male and femal...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute) near Madison.

Book or Pamphlet

The Uses of the Cross

Date: 1896 

Description: An illustration from the Freethinkers Pictorial Text Book of the evolution of uses of the cross, from a heathen phallic symbol to a Christian symbol...

Date: 1881 

Description: Back page of a four-page brochure. Features an illustration of a man using a horse-drawn harvester in a field.

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