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Date: 1914 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for IHC hay presses featuring an illustration of a landscape of a valley with farms and fields.

Date: 1920 

Description: Holiday card with an image of a lady wearing a yellow, floor length gown and black comb in her hair. She appears inside of a geometric shape. The backgroun...


David Mckee


Description: Quarter-length steel engraved portrait of David McKee, a Lieutenant colonel in the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtai...

Date: 1868-12-16 before

Description: Exterior and interior menu listing for an Army Reunion Banquet held at the Chamber of Commerce in Chicago. On the cover is a gold shield with a silver star...

Date: 1931-07-04 

Description: Inside of Saturday dinner menu for the "North American." Includes drawings of Niagara Falls, New York, Old Fort Mackinac Island, Michigan, Michigan Bouleva...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...


Description: Composite paste-up intended to represent "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the Eighth Wisconsin Regiment in the Civil War with his bearer. At the Northwest Sanit...

Date: 1915 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Bullock Tractor Company. A photograph of a man using the tractor in a farm field is accompanied by the text, "Wor...

Date: 1920 

Description: Advertisement for the Parrett motor cultivator, featuring an illustration of the machine at center flanked by illustrations of a farmstead, and a man using...

Date: 1891 

Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Loewen Bräu (Lion Brew) Beer, United States Brewing Co." The label features the silh...

Date: 1931 

Description: Cover of the Chicago, Duluth and Georgian Bay Transit Company schedule in the Great Lakes Country, depicts a man and a woman watching a ship; either the "N...

Date: 1931 

Description: Describes the advantages of a vacation on a cruise of the "North American" and "South American".

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Holiday card from the Committee to Defend the Conspiracy. The front is a picture of seven defendants that were under indictment for criminal conspiracy dur...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Kotex feminine product advertisement from early in the 20th century.

Date: 1943-10 

Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick corn machines with children watching a rabbit run through a field.

Date: 1917 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick tillage implements. Features an illustration of a farmer in a field with a horse-drawn disk harrow.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertising card with an illustration of the Marsh Harvester Self-Binder.

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