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Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Date: 1943 

Description: International Harvester poster promoting "Victory Gardens" and war bonds. Features an illustration of a family working in a field while the father shakes h...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the London Midland and Scottish Railway Company, promoting travel to "Ireland This Year" and the Rock of Cashel....

Date: 1952 

Description: Advertising poster for International Harvester refrigerators featuring "tri-matic defrosting." Features an illustration of a woman talking on the phone whi...

Date: 1970-07-17 ca.

Description: A deed solidifying an agreement between J. Wesley Miller and the Miffland Cooperative. Features a photograph of "Jes' Folks," portraits of a young child, a...

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertising poster of World War I veteran returning home to family, farm and new Titan 10-20 tractor. The caption on the poster reads "Look what dad bought...

Date: 1944 

Description: War Food Administration Design No. 5, "Victory Garden." The poster features a soldier with an arm around a destitute child on the left in muted colors, and...

Date: 1943 

Description: Department of Agriculture Design No. 1, "Forest Fire." The poster features a forest fire blazing around a lone country house, with smoke billowing into the...

Date: 1975 

Description: Drawing of fanciful images surrounding a man dressed in fishing gear suspended above the fireplace in a living room from a nail in the wall. Below the man...

Date: 1933 

Description: Map created by International Harvester entitled "The United States as it appeared in 1831 when Cyrus Hall McCormick invented the Reaper." The map pinpoint...

Date: 1917 

Description: A man and woman look out of a window at people picking cotton in a field. The two are well-dressed.

Date: 1970-12-16 ca.

Description: Poster advertising the Miffland Coop Benefit, held at Hillel on the University Wisconsin-Madison campus. Event presented by Parthenogenesis Ltd.

Date: 1943 

Description: Treasury Design No. 24, "Happy Family." The poster features two contrasting scenes. On the left is a naval battle commencing on stormy waters in shades of...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Poster announcing the opening of the Drug Information Center near the University of Wisconsin-Madison's campus at 420 Lake Street. Featuring a hand-drawn d...

Date: 1971-03-14 ca.

Description: Poster advertising the story of "Madison's hippie haunts" in Insight Magazine and the Milwaukee Journal. Features a street view of West Miffl...

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising calendar for Deering tractors and farm implements featuring an oval color illustration of a European farmhouse with thatched roof, farm laborer...

Date: 1944 

Description: National Housing Agency Design No. 3, "Woman and Two Children." Shows a troubled mother sitting with her arm around her young daughter and her son standing...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Czechoslovakian film poster for the Spanish-Argentine film "Los inocentes." Abstract, illustrated image of a bed with a headboard against a red background.

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 5, "Home Canning." The poster features a woman in a checkered apron pouring something from a cooking pan into a jar....

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