1 2 3 4 5 6
.

Date: 1886 

Description: Lithographed advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing the Civil War battle of Mission Ridge. Features an inset with a small...

Date: 1879 

Description: Poster publicizing a socialistic labor party mass meeting in New York.

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.

Date: 1883 

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...

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: 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: 1865 

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...

Date: 1876 

Description: Plate V from Turnversin manual "Fahnen-Uebungen" (Flag exercises). "Different lifts both to and from standing position, including changing footsteps." Fr...

Date: 1892 

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.

Date: 1862-09-24 

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...

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: 1867-04-01 

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...

Poster

$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: 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...

1 2 3 4 5 6

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.