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Description: Front of advertising card with an Uncle Sam figure with a text balloon that reads: "Read what people say of the Little Yankee Three Wheel Plow." The back o...
Date: date unknown
Description: Colored illustration of a man in a hat and boots driving the Gregg Reaper in a field, pulled by two horses.
Description: A cartoon of a woman customer speaking to a man (apparently an employee) wearing an apron, upon which is printed, "Co op".
Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester & Self-Binder for sale through London agents Waite, Burnell, Huggins & Co. Features an illustration of the machi...
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a group of men looking at a man sitting on a Plano harvester and twine binder in front of an Ag...
Description: View through a window of Indians conversing with traders. Caption reads, "Trade-Room [sic], Hudson Bay Company's Fort, In The Plain Country".
Description: Engraved portrait of Hon. Halbert Eleazer Paine, "representative from Wisconsin".
Description: Letterhead of Anton Kieren, of Boscobel, Wisconsin, "Merchant Tailor, and Dealer in Clothing, Hats, Caps, Shirts, Trunks, Valises, Traveling Bags, &c.", wi...
Description: Letterhead of the West Side Fuel Company of Port Washington, Wisconsin, with cartoon-style drawings, printed in black ink, of workers mining coal with a pi...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...
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...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of James T. Lewis. His signature appears below the image.
Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Two interior pages of a pamphlet produced by the World Harvester Corporation to advertise the auto-tiller. The advertisement features a photograph of a man...
Description: Hand-colored engraving showing fur company agents making a distribution of goods to Indians, some of whom are seated on the ground, in a fenced courtyard w...
Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Lauson 15-25 tractor. The text on the cover reads, "Dust Proof-All Gears Enclosed. The John Lauson Mfg. Co. New H...
Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...
Description: Cover of a sales brochure for the International Scout. The cover features a man driving a red, black, and tan Scout which is airborne over a sand dune. Cov...
Description: John Bull is carrying a bale of cotton on his shoulders. He is standing with one foot on each of two galloping horses. One horse labeled "UNION" has a Unio...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Portrait of Andrew Jackson from a daguerreotype.
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