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Description: Cartoon drawing of Walter Sanger running with his racing bicycle and holding a broken pedal. The caption reads, "Sanger at Herne Hill — Milwaukeeans expect...
Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features labeled drawings of the machine set up as a reaper and as a...
Description: "The 'Improved Advance' as a Self-Raker." Flyer advertising the McCormick Improved Advance Reaper and Mower. Features a large illustration of the machine b...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Parker Sercombe.
Date: 1860 after
Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner.
To the right reads:
18th Reg. Wis. Vol,
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Máto-Tópe, a Mandan chief.
Description: Indians with ball-playing equipment, believed to be used in the game of Lacrosse. (Plate 21) "In devoting a few of the last pages of this work to some of...
Description: Letterhead of August Kroll of Leopolis, Wisconsin, dealer in hardware, stoves, and tinware, with an image of the interior of a store and customers being he...
Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes immobilized by snow (Plate 15). "In this plate is illustrated the mode alluded to in the preceding page, of the Indi...
Description: Uncle Sam has a Confederate man by the neck and is about to kick him in the behind. Caption below reads, "UNCLE SAM'S INFALLIBLE REMEDY FOR ALL Rebel-ious...
Description: Advertising brochure for Russell & Company's Ohio Reaper and Mower, distributed by Chas. A. Taylor, agent for Peoria, Illinois. Features an illustration of...
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: 1895 ca.
Description: Promotional card showing the tall oat that grow in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts three men standing in a tall oat field.
The caption reads, "THE...
Date: 1884-10-02 before
Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...
Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows an American Revolutionary War battle scene. Also...
Date: 1827 ca.
Description: Nah-shaw-a-gaa, or the White Dog's Son, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Gr...
Description: Front of card with an illustration over an orange background of a man using a team of horses to pull a reaper in a field.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Luther Swift Dixon at age 40.
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...
Description: Advertisement for Calvin Marshall's Patent Rut Leveler and Snow-Plow or Road Breaker.
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