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Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States (1877-1881). Born in Delaware, Ohio on October 4, 1822, he died on January 17, 1893 in Fremont, O...

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: 1889-11-02 before

Description: Engraved view of a government snagboat removing obstructions from the channel of a western river.

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Burton House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Burton House, (also referred to as the Ridge House by Edna Ferber in her novel, "Come and Get It") with horse-drawn carriages in the foreground.

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card for Deering harvesting machinery showing young boys operating a grain binder drawn by oxen. The caption reads "the Deering binder at work...

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: 1889 

Description: Ticket for the inauguration of President Benjamin Harrison. This ticket belonged to William Freeman Vilas of Wisconsin, the Secretary of the Interior. The...

Date: 1888 

Description: Calendar from a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company advertising catalog. The illustrations show an American farmer sitting in front of the fire while in...

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: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Two tone lithograph of a pile of Lake Superior whitefish and trout on the lakeshore with a man and boat in the background.

Date: 1883 

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering (later known as William Deering and Company), manufacturer of agricultural machinery. Features at the top an i...

Date: 1885-06-23 before

Description: Menu card and satin overlay with the intertwined initials "M" and "A" for the Eighth Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association at Plankinton House. The f...

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: 1884 

Description: Illustration from an 1884 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing twenty McCormick binders harvesting a large field of grain in the Red River...

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved image of a man wearing an apron and a hat and filling a keg with beer from a tap.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Engraving of a woman carrying a bundle of clothing and standing with her back to the sea. Behind her other women are in the process of doing wash in the wa...

Date: 1884-06-05 

Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Robert T. Lincoln, General William T. Sherman, General Joseph Roswell Hawley,...

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