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Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Book or Pamphlet

Pottawatomie Lighthouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the "Pottawatomie" lighthouse in snowy expanse of land.

Date: 1888 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for grass cutting machinery manufactured by William Deering and Company. Features a color illustration of children riding a...

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

Book or Pamphlet

Historic Waterways

Date: 1888 

Description: Front cover of Reuben Gold Thwaites' Historic Waterways, with an image of a man and a woman paddling a rowboat on a river.

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Book or Pamphlet

Scenic Wisconsin Motorways

Date: 1924 

Description: Front and back covers of Scenic Wisconsin Motorways, a guide to Wisconsin roads compiled by Victor F. Pettric and published by the Wisconsin Motorists Asso...

Book or Pamphlet

Swan Dive

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Halftone print of two divers in mid-air as other young men watch from the pier at the Y.M.C.A. camp on Geneva Lake. A sailboat is moored to the pier, which...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front and back cover of binder catalog. The front cover has a color illustration of a young boy making a crude drawing on a wall of a horse-drawn binder wi...

Date: 1896 

Description: Norwegian language Board of Immigration publication promoting Wisconsin.

Date: 1875 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Eagle Mowing and Reaping Machine Company featuring an engraved illustration of a farmer riding a horse-drawn mower...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...

Date: 1914-11-13 

Description: Cover art for Collings Vehicle and Harness Company catalog, comprised of International Harvester logo and black and white photograph of a man on a horse-dr...

Date: 1880 

Description: Catalog cover with gold and black ink illustrations. In the center a woman standing on a globe of the earth carries a sheaf of wheat on her shoulder and a...

Book or Pamphlet

Lost Camera Sign

Date: 1903 

Description: Sign posted on a fence announcing a lost camera near the town of Prairie du Sac and requesting its return to Herbert Fowler.

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of tillage implements featuring an illustration of a farm seen from a high...

Date: 1892 

Description: Sixth page of calendar for November and December, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a group of boys in a tug of war using twine from a roll...

Book or Pamphlet

Call of the Open Road

Date: 1922 

Description: Front and back cover of the Call of the Open Road, an annual publication of the Milwaukee Journal Tour Department based on its regular columns of mo...

Book or Pamphlet

Barley and Malt Map

Date: 1952 

Description: Map of the barley-growing regions of North America, published by the Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1952.

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