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Date: 1947-05-10 before

Description: Foldout menu for the spring dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by [Clifford] Berryman of club president Harold M. Talburt, who is dropping the gav...


"Kennedy Is Slain"

Date: 1963-11-22 

Description: Front page of "Milwaukee Journal" newspaper with the headline: "Kennedy Is Slain". Includes a portrait of President John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson,...

Date: 1978 

Description: Front and back of "Renaissance" newsletter. Features a greek-style drawing of a man on the front, and on the back a depiction of a naked man and woman wear...


Description: Memohead of the Great Northern Nursery Company, with a street view of the company office building and apple cellar. Residential buildings, trucks, automobi...

Date: 1932-03 

Description: Page from International Trail magazine featuring an article about the use of International trucks for the construction of the Hoover Dam. The title...


Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".

Date: 1892-03 ca.

Description: An Indian sets up a hunting trap, with a rifle resting against a tree in the background.


Description: Letterhead of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Victory Convention, with an illustration by R. Hesselgrave of a train full of passengers waving flags, hea...


Description: Letterhead for the Electrical and Steel Sales Co., with black and white photographs of examples of the company's steel products, such as casters, dollies,...

Date: 1965-03-20 before

Description: Front and back of the menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Jim Berryman of club president (Frederic W. Collins?) holding alof...


Description: Menu with a green and cream striped front cover. On the insert for the Western Ranch Style Dinner is an illustration of a man in a cowboy hat, kerchief, an...


I.M. Singer's Will

Date: 1870-07-16 

Description: The front page of the last will and testament of Isaac Merritt Singer, founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Certificate appointing Lucius Fairchild as the director of the Gettysburg Battle Field Memorial Association. The certificate is decorated with oval portrai...

Date: 1783-03-15 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.

Date: 1786 

Description: Body of a letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Colonel Daniel Boone.

Date: 1969-03-15 before

Description: Front and back of two-sided menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Herbert Lawrence Block (who signed his work as "Herblock") o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration used for a book written about the history of the typewriter. Image includes Christopher Latham Sholes, inventor of the first practical typewri...


Walter Brundage

Date: 1935 

Description: Page 1 of a description of the resettlement of Walter Brundage from poor farmland owned by Dr. Roach to land better suited to agriculture owned by Pat Glea...


Description: Letterhead of the Waterloo Fire Department, with a duotone photograph of a baseball field with a game in progress and fans in the stands at Firemen's Park,...

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