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Description: Lithographed advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing the Civil War battle of Mission Ridge. Features an inset with a small...
Description: Poster publicizing a socialistic labor party mass meeting in New York.
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.
Description: Broadside advertising an auction at the L.P. Bailey farm near Delavan. Sale included cattle, horses and hogs.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Souvenir placard issued by the Kreuz & Curtis shoe store of Madison, Wisconsin, probably to commemorate the presidential election victory of Benjamin Harri...
Description: Color lithograph poster for "The War of Wealth." In the picture, a crowd of adults is surrounding a child, one man reaching to grab the girl's hand. At the...
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.
Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...
Description: Plate V from Turnversin manual "Fahnen-Uebungen" (Flag exercises). "Different lifts both to and from standing position, including changing footsteps." Fr...
Description: A large poster giving an overview of the cost of the Civil War in lives and money, dominated by a list of 154 major battles.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustration of a crowd gathered around a Deering grain binder and mower at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Color lithograph poster. Title runs across the top with the author's name just below it upper right. Scene from the drama shows a boy dressed in gray unifo...
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Broadside advertising a public auction at the estate of Olaus Haagenson.
Description: A proclamation by Confederate Major General Loring asserting the soundness of Confederate currency and encouraging citizens to use it in trade and accept i...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Color lithograph poster. Top caption "Hoyt's 'A Black Sheep'/Hoyt & McKee, Proprietors." Image shows women trying to keep Buffalo Bill-type cowboy from tak...
Description: Advertising poster for "The Modern Hero 2 and 4 Horse Power and Grinding Mill." Produced by the Appleton Manufacturing Company of Appleton, Wisconsin; Minn...
Description: Castle Garden Emigrant Agency poster advertising railroad travel rates for emigrants.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Color lithograph poster on paper. Across the top in caps is the caption "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," under which follows "Gen'l Lew Wallace...
Description: List of Civil War draft-dodgers issued by the Provost Marshal's office, Fifth District of Wisconsin.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Color lithograph on paper. Title across top in caps. Below it a scene in a pub featuring three men, with the central figure propping a foot on a wooden buc...
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