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Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Souvenir placard issued by the Kreuz & Curtis shoe store of Madison, Wisconsin, probably to commemorate the presidential election victory of Benjamin Harri...

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster on paper. Across the top in caps is the caption "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," under which follows "Gen'l Lew Wallace...

Date: 1896 

Description: Organizational poster for a young men's Republican Club in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, to support the 1896 Presidential campaign of William McKinley. The Presiden...

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Advertising handbill for reapers designed by A.J. Cook and manufactured by Hatch and Whitely of Springfield in Clark County, Ohio.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1892 

Description: A large poster giving an overview of the cost of the Civil War in lives and money, dominated by a list of 154 major battles.

Date: 1867-04-01 

Description: Castle Garden Emigrant Agency poster advertising railroad travel rates for emigrants.

Date: 1896 

Description: A poster from the McKinley-Hobart campaign with the message "The Real Issue," showing William J. Bryant opening the U.S. Mint to the silver of the world, w...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A flyer distributed by the U.S. Christian Commission announcing a Union Meeting "in behalf of our sick and wounded soldiers...". Several edits have been ma...

Date: 1896 

Description: Color lithograph poster for "The War of Wealth." In the picture, a crowd of adults is surrounding a child, one man reaching to grab the girl's hand. At the...

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: 1882 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising a public auction at the estate of Olaus Haagenson.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the Dodge improved combined self raking reaper and mower featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer on the machine pull...

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: This color lithograph poster shows a man in blackface with a giant rooster standing behind him looking over his shoulder. In the lower left corner, the act...

Date: 1890 

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

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph on paper. "James J. Corbett in His New Play A Naval Cadet" across top, Charles T. Vincent's name beneath title upper left and "Direction o...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company featuring color illustration of grain binders drawn by camels in a field. The caption reads...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer riding a binder pulled by two horse...

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