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Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill describing a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company challenge to the winner of a field trial to face the McCormick Twine Binder. Hubbard, Partridge...

Date: 1886 

Description: Instructions for attaching steel bundle carrier to McCormick steel harvester. Features an illustration of the carrier attached to a harvester. The harves...

Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

Date: 1885 

Description: Broadsheet describing the opposition of numerous smaller agricultural machinery manufacturers to "...the monopoly which certain implement dealers, here in...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Interior menu pages of the Ninth International Medical Congress, with a woman in a head wrap and skirt decorated with stars pouring liquid from a jug into...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An overview of the national cemetery in Andersonville.

Date: 1889-03-30 

Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertisement of the Hurlbut Manufacturing Company of Racine, the home of several wagon manufacturing firms during the 19th Century. Hurlbut began manufac...

Date: 1883 

Description: Illustrations from an 1883 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog portraying the evolution of the reaper. The first three drawings show pigs being l...

Date: 1883 

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...

Date: 1886 

Description: Page from an 1886 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing early harvesting technology. One drawing depicts a farmer in India harvesting grain...

Date: 1887 

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a farmer in patched and ragg...

Date: 1880-11-20 

Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...

Date: 1887 

Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...

Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill advertising the Minneapolis Harvester's field trial victory, put out by Secrest & Cunningham, agents for Chillicothe, Ohio. The flyer proclaims th...

Date: 1882 

Description: Advertising card for Hoover & Co. Manufacturers of Excelsior Twine Binder, featuring an illustration of a young boy in Asian-style robe and shoes, a queue...

Date: 1885 

Description: Back cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog from 1885. The illustration shows horses with elaborate tack treading grain surrounded by men...

Date: 1888-07-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.

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