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Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne twine binder. Describes the results of a contest between the Osborne machine and machines made by McCormick, Deering,...
Description: Humorous engraved image showing a street scene crowded with people riding bicycles. In the background are businesses identified as J. Shanks Livery Stable,...
Description: Broadside issued by veterinarian E.W. Palmer of Garden Prairie, Iowa, advertising his large animal services including his weekly Saturday clinic at Moffatt...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.
Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.
Description: Advertising card featuring a chromolithograph of men driving horses pulling Buckeye Binders in a race. The card reads at the top: "Buckeye leads the field....
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with a flower and large leaf. A verse is printed on the leaf. It reads "Vainly shall we list for voices, made by absence doubly dear,...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Minatarre scalp dance ceremonial gathering.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Promotional card showing the abundance of oats in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts Abe Eaton holding a rake in his tall fields. His hat rests on the s...
Description: Title page of an 1890 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Reads, "59th Year The McCormick Annual Catalog." An illustration titled "1830" shows...
Description: Advertisement for the 1895 model of the Telegram Sanger Racer by the Telegram Cycle Manufacturing Company of Milwaukee. Features a drawing of the 1895 mode...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...
Description: Illustration of men harvesting grain with Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The illustration appeared in an advertising folder produced by the McCormick Ha...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...
Description: Back cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Illustrations show the McCormick Reaper Works factory and the McCormick No. 4 Steel Mower....
Date: 1860 after
Description: A Zouave fireman spraying a person in bed clothes in the face with a fire hose. Smoke is billowing in the background. Caption below reads, "A Fireman Zouav...
Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.
Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.
Date: 1856 before
Description: A hand-colored lithograph of two species of salmon collected near Hakodate, Japan by members of the Perry expedition. James Carson Brevoort later studied t...
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