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Pe-shick-ee

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pe-shick-ee, a Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (18...

Date: 1858 

Description: A fire fighter stands over a fire as he trains his hose on the flames. This depicts the close proximity to the fire fire fighters were required to work be...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis and six sailors sail in a tea cup. A pirate flag flies overhead. One sailor is in the "crow's nest", another is using a paddle. Three sailo...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pen-now-we-ta, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fort Wayne (1827).

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Depiction of the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Boston, Massachusetts. On the border surrounding the group portrait are ind...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A card depicting two men posed near a stringer holding the many fish they caught. The caption reads, "Result of a day's fishing on Elk River, Price Co."

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: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a buffalo gazing down upon men with harvesting m...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and di...

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...

Date: 1833-08-28 

Description: Indians fighting at Fort Mackenzie (Montana).

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Lithograph of the Empire Mower and Reaper; several other reaper manufacturers and models are identified in the illustration which appears above the text: “...

Date: 1887-05-14 

Description: Cartoon of a three-headed hydra representing oleomargarine, threatening a farmer.

Date: 1875 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester featuring a small illustration of the machine at work in the field, followed by testimonials. This model appears...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien. He holds a pipe.

Date: 1885 

Description: Advertisement for Watson-Deering Twine Binder for 1885. The illustration features a rear view of a man using a team of horses to pull a twine binder throug...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-bin-de-ba, or the White Headed Eagle, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio.

Date: 1892 

Description: Color illustration of a man riding a Deering Junior Steel Binder drawn by a team of two horses.

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

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