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Date: 1900 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of an Empire Drill on a map of the northeast United States. A railroad train is traveling east to west from Albany...

Book or Pamphlet

Aviation Stories

Date: 1910 

Description: The cover of "Tom Swift and His Airship or the Stirring Cruise of the Red Cloud."

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Halftone print of the landscaped shoreline and path at Forest Glen, the estate of Edward G. Uihlein, on the western end of Geneva Lake. A flag flies above...

Date: 1901 

Description: Catalog cover with the title: "The Three Greatest Empires," features an illustration of an Empire Drill in the foreground, and in the background a train tr...

Book or Pamphlet

Helicopter Spraying DDT

Date: 1968-04 ca.

Description: Helicopter treating elm trees with DDT to kill beetles that carry Dutch Elm Disease.

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Cover of a public relations booklet outlining the Gatti-Hallicrafters expedition to British East Africa. Features a color photograph of Italian explorer At...

Book or Pamphlet

Scenic Wisconsin Motorways

Date: 1924 

Description: Front and back covers of Scenic Wisconsin Motorways, a guide to Wisconsin roads compiled by Victor F. Pettric and published by the Wisconsin Motorists Asso...

Book or Pamphlet

Swan Dive

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Halftone print of two divers in mid-air as other young men watch from the pier at the Y.M.C.A. camp on Geneva Lake. A sailboat is moored to the pier, which...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC Type A and Type B two speed oil tractors.

Book or Pamphlet

Call of the Open Road

Date: 1922 

Description: Front and back cover of the Call of the Open Road, an annual publication of the Milwaukee Journal Tour Department based on its regular columns of mo...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Drawing on front cover of German McCormick catalog depicting a farmer on a horse-drawn binder in a field next to rolling hills with trees.

Book or Pamphlet

Hotel Glenwood

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The centerfold of a promotional brochure features a photograph of the Hotel Glenwood and a description of the springs on the grounds. The hotel, with large...

Book or Pamphlet

Santa as an Airship Pilot

Date: 1906 

Description: Santa Claus riding in the gondola of an airship with his load of toys. The illustration by Louis Fancher appeared on the December 22, 1906, issue of Ridge...

Date: 1900 

Description: Advertisement from catalog featuring an illustration of the Jones Chain Mower, and a man using it in a field with a team of horses. Around the border are i...

Book or Pamphlet

Emerson Catalog Cover

Date: 1900 

Description: Catalog cover reads: "The Emerson Product, A Book of the Shop." Features three color illustrations, with, top to bottom: the Emerson factory; a street view...

Date: 1913 before

Description: The cover features men in front of a building with "Cash for Wheat" painted above the door. They are unloading bags from a wagon and lifting them by rope i...

Book or Pamphlet

It's a Lawson, Page Three

Date: 1917 

Description: Third page of a four-page pamphlet advertising the Lawson Aircraft Corporation. Includes an image of the Lawson Military Tractor Biplane (M.T. One) flying,...

Date: 1923 date unknown

Description: Illustration on cover of a book written about the history of the typewriter covering 1873-1923.

Date: 1902 

Description: Two panoramic bird's-eye views of the Paine Lumber Company, including the general plant, sawmill, and lumber yards. Heading at the top says: Home of Wiscon...

Book or Pamphlet

Missionary in Canoe

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of a missionary priest wearing a robe standing in the fore of a canoe as it comes ashore paddled by a person in the aft. An Indian on...

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