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Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the 1879 Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall in Madison. The poster features a drawing of a hot air balloon and boasts of special...

Date: 1862 

Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".

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 

Description: Color lithograph poster. The image depicts two men fighting near a bridge and raging river. One man has driven the other to the precipice. A caption below...

Date: 1890-10-29 ca.

Description: Poster announcing General Lucius Fairchild speaking at Wautoma, Wisconsin on October 29, 1890.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Black and white lithograph on paper. Title over image of minstrel company. Inserts of Lon and Billy Morris, left and right. Large image of man papering sto...

Date: 1861 

Description: A hand-drawn poster, produced by S.W. Martin's Writing Academy of Madison, listing the officers and men of the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry,...

Date: 1879 

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

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...


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Date: 1864-02-01 

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

Date: 1891 

Description: Poster depicting William McKinley, Jr. at Toledo, Ohio, February 12, before the Ohio League of Republican Clubs.

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: 1875 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for C.H. & L.J. McCormick featuring color illustration of men operating a horse-drawn Advance reaper, a Marsh-style harvester, and a mow...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Color lithograph on paper. "James A. Herne in his Great Play" upper left, title and director upper right. Scene from play with Martin and Nathaniel Berry c...

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: 1899 ca.

Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustation of three men and a dog watching a farmer harvest grain with a horse-drawn Deering Ideal grain binder. The me...

Date: 1884-09-01 

Description: Poster advertising the need for workers to pick cranberries for the Wisconsin Cranberry Company.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster. Top caption reads "Social Session" with an insert to the right containing an image of "D. J. Sprague, Manager." The image shows me...

Date: 1862-09-17 

Description: Proclamation of amnesty by Confederate Major General Loring, offering "Christian charity" to citizens who have been armed by the Union if they surrender th...

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...

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