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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: 1892 

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...

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising poster for Champion brand agricultural machines, manufactured by Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Company. The main illustration depicts a salesma...

Date: 1896 

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: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the Eureka Mower Company featuring color illustration of a well-dressed farmer riding a mower pulled by two horses. Trees, mountains...


Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

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


$30 Reward

Date: 1864-02-01 

Description: List of Civil War draft-dodgers issued by the Provost Marshal's office, Fifth District of Wisconsin.

Date: 1861 

Description: Printer's proof of Civil War roster on waste paper.

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...

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph poster. The banner at top reads "Hoyt's A Midnight Bell," below which is the tag "Laughter Every Minute." The image shows an white-haired...

Date: 1844 

Description: Hunters using rifles to kill buffalo (Plate 11). "This plate represents the familiar mode of procuring meat, practiced by all the voyageurs on the Misso...

Date: 1895 

Description: Advertising poster for the Champion grain binder, manufactured by Warder, Bushnell & Glessner Company. Features a large color illustration of a man on a h...

Date: 1877 

Description: Directions for attaching the McCormick self-binder to the harvester. Features an illustration of an early wire grain binder.

Date: 1887 

Description: Color illustration of the horse-drawn "New McCormick Steel Mower No. 4" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration for the Deering All-Steel Binder with steel bundle carrier, produced by William Deering & Co. Includes an illustration...

Date: 1864-10-25 

Description: Poster of statistics and history of the regiment.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for the McCormick grain binder showing a father, young girl, and a dog welcoming a returning Spanish-American War soldi...

Date: 1891 

Description: Color lithograph poster. At top “Hoyt’s "A Trip to Chinatown" with insert at center "From Hoyt's Madison Square Theatre New York" and another insert at rig...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph of Ben Hur and the Egyptian woman Iras embracing. Across the top banner in caps is "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," underneath...

Date: 1898 

Description: Advertising poster for the Champion Binder, manufactured by Warder, Bushnell & Glessner Company. Features color illustration.

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