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Date: 1885-06-23 before

Description: Menu card and satin overlay with the intertwined initials "M" and "A" for the Eighth Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association at Plankinton House. The f...

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Date: 1888 

Description: Members of the Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the "Alexander Mitchell" steamboat in the Dells. Members of the group include: Minnie Smith, Mary Sterlie, Ruth Ma...

Date: 1889 

Description: Southwest view of the Fox River and the waterfront.

Date: 1882 

Description: A handbill produced by B.F. Cheatham describes the results of a binder trial which took place in Bellemeade, Tennessee.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Letterhead of the La Crosse Wallis Carriage Co., manufacturers of fine family carriages, showing a view of the factory with the Mississippi River in the ba...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a "reaper used by ancient Gauls, First Century." The "reaper" is frame...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Historical Sycamore Tree, Orchard Knob in the Distance, painted in 1885. It was painted by...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of industrial waterfront and the Fox River.

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: 1880 ca.

Description: Ingram and Pinkum sawmill (left), Ingram and Kennedy mill (right), later incorporated as the Empire Lumber Co. In between the mills is a rafting shed. View...

Photograph

Elderly Man Fishing

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water towards an elderly man using a long pole to fish from a steep rock ledge on the opposite shoreline.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Dinner menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with a be-ribboned golden dinner bell suspended...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Number 14 Osborne Light Twine Binder, featuring a color illustration of a man using a horse-drawn grain binder in a field.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the First Methodist Church.

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Photograph of an artistic rendering of a rally held at Haymarket Square on May 4, 1886, before the explosion of the bomb. Haymarket Square is at the Inters...

Date: 1884 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a farmer using a horse-drawn gra...

Date: 1888 

Description: Letterhead of August Kroll of Leopolis, Wisconsin, dealer in hardware, stoves, and tinware, with an image of the interior of a store and customers being he...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Portraits of twenty men involved in the Haymarket Square Riot and aftermath [left to right, top line]: Geo. Ingram, Attorney; Julius S. Grinnell, State's...

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