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Description: Advertising ephemera for Electricity in a Bottle by the West Electric Cure Co. of Chicago which claimed to cure catarrh, hay fever, headache, asthma, and n...
Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for the Marsh-Whitney Platform Binder, manufactured by the Marsh Binder Manufacturing Company. Includes the text: "t...
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: Group portrait of North American Indians. Portraits of the O-Jib-Be-Ways, and individual portraits, one smoking a pipe. Symbols corresponding to individual...
Description: Handbill for a field trial of grain binders, sponsored by the Marsh-Whitney Manufacturing Company. Includes the text "grand general field trial of low-down...
Description: Handbill advertising the Minneapolis Harvester's field trial victory, put out by Secrest & Cunningham, agents for Chillicothe, Ohio. The flyer proclaims th...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery.
Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...
Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.
Description: Illustration of a man operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team horses, under the headline "To-Hjulet Mower."
Description: Handbill advertising an upcoming field trial of the Osborne twine binder in Salisbury, Mo. Includes the text "To all whom it may concern and especially to...
Description: Large group of Indians engaged in the game of lacrosse (Plate 23). "Having in the two former illustrations and their chapters, explained to the readers the...
Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne Self-Binding Harvester with text reading, "The Osborne Gold Medal" and "A Perfect Success in Every Field."
Description: Mandan Indians engaged in archery competition (Plate 24). "The meeting represented here is something like that of an Archery Club in the civilized world, b...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis as a spider traps flies in his web. The web appears to be attached to the Union flag. He has a skull and crossbones on his back and blood d...
Date: 1882-02-03 before
Description: Cover and interior menu for "M. Le General Fairchild" in shadowed blackletter with the intertwined initials "M" and "P" and the head of a goat above. Gold-...
Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.
Description: Color illustration of a man riding a Deering Junior Steel Binder drawn by a team of two horses.
Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...
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