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Date: 1861-11-28 

Description: Civil War recruiting poster for the 5th Wisconsin Regiment written in German.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Includes color illustrations of a grain binder, mower, reaper and a large steam powered sa...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster. Title runs across the top with the author's name just below it upper right. Scene from the drama shows a boy dressed in gray unifo...

Date: 1855 

Description: Poster advertising homesteads and village lots for sale.

Date: 1878 

Description: Handbill with directions for putting together the McCormick Harvester. Features an illustration of a Marsh-type harvester.

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising poster for Champion brand agricultural machines, manufactured by Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Company. The main illustration depicts a salesma...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the 1879 Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall in Madison. The poster features a drawing of a hot air balloon and boasts of special...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Advertising poster showing color illustration of pioneers on a bluff overlooking a McCormick binder harvesting grain in the valley below. The poster bears...

Date: 1877 

Description: Directions for attaching the McCormick self-binder to the harvester. Features an illustration of an early wire grain binder.

Date: 1841-04 

Description: A notice published In Memory of President Wm. H. Harrison, 9th President of the United States, upon his death, April 4, 1841, at the age of 68. The tribut...


Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustation of three men and a dog watching a farmer harvest grain with a horse-drawn Deering Ideal grain binder. The me...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for C.H. and L.J. McCormick, "Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery" with central color illustration of a man operating...

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph poster depicting a scene from the play "Darkest Russia" showing two bound captives at the feet of Imperial soldiers reacting to the arriva...

Date: 1891 

Description: Color lithograph poster. At top “Hoyt’s "A Trip to Chinatown" with insert at center "From Hoyt's Madison Square Theatre New York" and another insert at rig...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster whose top caption reads "Oscar F. Hodge presents" followed in larger type by "Neil O'Brien and His Great American Minstrels." Below...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: An original poster advertising the eleventh annual railroad picnic, taking place at Devil's Lake State Park on Saturday, July 27, 1889. In the advertiseme...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph. Across the top banner in caps is "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," underneath is "Gen'l Lew Wallace's Ben Hur." This is follow...

Date: 1875 

Description: The International Order of the Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) serve their fellow man by following the tenets of Friendship, Love, and Truth. A secret society for t...

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