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Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Turkish advertising brochure featuring color illustration of the International 1200D pickup truck. The brochure was printed in Turkey.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Two-sided holiday card with blue fringe all around the edges. The front has a young girl holding cream colored roses. She is wearing a white dress with a r...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a flower and large leaf. A verse is printed on the leaf. It reads "Vainly shall we list for voices, made by absence doubly dear,...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with two Boston Terriers as radio announcers in front of microphones. The call letters on the microphones are "WLW" and "WSAI". On the inside...


Description: Letterhead of the Cohn & Robertson Granite Manufacturing Company of Granite Heights and Wausau, Wisconsin, with a view of workers loading a C.M.&St.P. rail...

Date: 1934-01-13 before

Description: Handwritten menu and "Bon Voyage" greeting in a card from the Swedish American Line, with a Swedish castle on the cover, and on the inside of the card, a t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An engraving from a painting of Robert E. Lee signing the document that would end the war between the states in the presence of Ulysses S. Grant and their...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front and back of three advertising cards with color illustrations of a woman named "Minnie" and the same man in three different scenes. The front of the l...

Date: 1914 

Description: In a candlelit basement, John Storm (played by Harry Benham) loads bullets into a pistol magazine in a scene still for the Thanhouser serial "Zudora." The...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Pages 21-22 from the 1926 schedule has three pictures of the Christopher Columbus and advertises its sailing schedule from the South End Michigan Avenue Br...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement picturing a white woman and an African American man with the title "The Real Criminals Are Those Who Preach Racial Integration."

Date: 1944-11-29 before

Description: Back and front covers and inside menu listing, of a die-cut three-quarter view of a cloth-bound book with an inset title plate, and a guest list with a few...

Date: 1906-11-19 before

Description: One-page supper menu from Café Martin, with a watercolor illustration by Louis Renault of a man and a woman walking down the sidewalk arm-in-arm, a driver...


John Brown


Description: Engraved vignetted carte-de-visite of John Brown, who led a raid on the U.S. Arsenal on October 16, 1859, at Harper's Ferry in the hopes of capturing weapo...


Description: Letterhead of the Madison Business Association, with the association seal featuring "Forward," the statue on top of the State Capitol dome.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mih-Tutta-Hangkusch, a Mandan village with boats on the river in foreground.


Description: Quarter-length vignetted portrait of Governor Cadwallader Colden Washburn. He is facing slightly towards the left.

Date: 1884 

Description: Monroe County Republican Party ticket, headed by James G. Blaine and John A. Logan. Blaine lost to the Democrat Grover Cleveland. Names on the statewide...

Date: 1848 

Description: Photographic print of an itinerary for Wisconsin Stage Lines operated by John Frink & Co. copied from an 1848-1849 Milwaukee City Directory. The advertisem...

Date: 1919 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising "The Famous La Crosse Tractor." The cover features a color illustration of a tractor in a farm field with farm buildi...

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