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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: 1889-09-14 before

Description: One-page menu with a roundel with the seal of the Inman and International Steamship Company Limited, decorative borders, and corner ornaments.

Date: 1889 after

Description: Menu from the Dining Car "Minneapolis" on the Chicago & North Western Railway, with an illustration of a child in shorts, a loose top, and a bonnet standin...

Date: 1887-06-28 before

Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...

Date: 1883 

Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

Date: 1896-10-22 

Description: "Sound Money!". A broadside advertising a talk by D.F. Tyrrel of Marinette, Wisconsin, in behalf of the Republican Presidential candidacy of William McKinl...

Date: 1860 after

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...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Side by side portraits of the same man. Portrait on the left side is gleeful and smiling after hearing about the "terror stricken North". Caption below rea...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Handbill advertising a field trial of Osborne and Buckeye grain binders. Features the text "Come One! Come all! There will be a field trial of self-binding...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A crop of hemp on the left feeds through a spinning wheel with the words "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle...

Date: 1876-02-14 before

Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.

Date: 1861-04-23 

Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".

Date: 1860 after

Description: A bellows with a human face on it trails a ribbon that says, "ALL THE HONORS". A cloud of air and smoke blows out of the tip of the bellows. The caption be...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A graphic design of a Confederate officer labeled "SECESSION" hanging by the neck from a beam. He is choking, his tongue is hanging out and his eyes are pr...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Uncle Sam holds a bottle labeled "DAVIS", with a figure of a man on it, as he stands with a snake labeled "SECESSION" under his left foot. The caption bel...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis seated backwards on a flying goose. He is wearing a military uniform and holds up a sword. The caption and verse below reads: "JEFF SOUND...

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