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Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Receipt issued by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to Frederick Smith for a contribution of ten cents from the Sabbath School of the...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with a center image of a woman and a cherub leaning on an ornamental stone wall. A column with an ornate top appears to the right. The...
Description: A Wisconsin State bank check in the amount of $12.00 written to Fredericka Lindenthald from Samuel Marshall.
Description: Illustration of two men using a Hussey Grain Cutter in a field. One man rides on the grain cutter, and another man rides on one of two horses pulling the g...
Description: Advertisement for Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad. Features a woodcut of a train near the top of the page.
Description: The fairgrounds in Milwaukee, the year when Abraham Lincoln spoke. The fair grounds were located at the Brockway Grounds near Twelfth and Spring streets....
Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.
Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.
Date: 1856 before
Description: An etching, labeled Conchology Plate III, depicts two large mollusks collected by members of the Perry expedition. They were described and named by physici...
Description: An illustration of an Indian prophet standing by his lodge, which has symbols drawn on and floating above it. Others are seated, watching him. Two persons...
Description: A poster advertising a $100 reward to be issued by Marcus Du Val for his runaway "servant" Matthew Turner. The poster includes a physical description of th...
Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. D.W. Brown of Ashland, Ohio was t...
Description: A hand-colored lithograph, made from drawings by Hamilton Patterson, Perry Expedition draftsman, of two colorful fish. Both are identified as Sebastes
Description: Back cover of an 1859 catalog advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machines. Features a drawing of an original McCormick reaper being used to harves...
Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is dri...
Description: A hand-colored lithograph prepared from drawings made by draftsman Hamilton Patterson of four fish collected on Perry's expedition to Japan. They are numbe...
Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...
Description: A hand-colored lithograph of two species of salmon collected near Hakodate, Japan by members of the Perry expedition. James Carson Brevoort later studied t...
Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.
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