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Date: 1939 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick-Deering molasses silage equipment. Cover features a drawing of two silos with the text: "Windrower Attachment...

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

Book or Pamphlet

Hotel Glenwood

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The centerfold of a promotional brochure features a photograph of the Hotel Glenwood and a description of the springs on the grounds. The hotel, with large...

Date: 1892 

Description: Second page of calendar for March and April, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one is of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting...

Date: 1913 before

Description: The cover features men in front of a building with "Cash for Wheat" painted above the door. They are unloading bags from a wagon and lifting them by rope i...

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: 1951 

Description: Front and back cover of the dedicatory brochure issued by the First Unitarian Society of Madison, "the church of tomorrow," a Frank Lloyd Wright design. T...

Date: 1940 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for tillage tools, featuring a photo of a man in a field with a Farmall M tractor and a disk harrow. Also includes the text...

Date: 1915 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of International Harvester grain drills. Cover features a color illustration of a farmer in a f...

Book or Pamphlet

Windrow-Baling Brochure

Date: 1941 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for balers, featuring a photograph of a man pulling a McCormick-Deering baler in a field with a Farmall A tractor.

Book or Pamphlet

Malt Kiln Fire Boxes

Date: 1934 

Description: Malt kiln fire boxes, Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1934. These fireboxes heated Rahr's double-decked malt kiln, in which the hot exhaust air...

Book or Pamphlet

Proposed State Street Park


Description: Drawing of proposed park on State Street at the corner of Broom and Gorham Streets.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fold-out brochure, with a front and back cover shaped and printed as a barn. A man is shown driving an International Auto Wagon as seen through the open ba...

Date: 1902 

Description: A bird's-eye view illustration of the Northern Electrical Manufacturing Company. The company was founded in 1895 by four Madison businessmen, Conrad M. Con...

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

The Eclipse Wind Engine


Description: Engraving of a farm with an Eclipse windmill. There is a cutaway view of the building beneath showing a man inside working at a saw. Another man works at a...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for the Empire Jr. line of grain drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company and sold by International Harvest...

Date: 1963 

Description: Cover of a promotional brochure for the 1964 New York World's Fair. Artwork on the cover shows a family with two young children, as well as other fairgoers...

Book or Pamphlet

Farmer Thrifty's Barn

Date: 1876 

Description: Front and back cover of brochure for Champion Reapers & Mowers. Front cover features flaps illustrated as barn doors that open up to reveal the brochure.

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