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Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Book or Pamphlet

Briarwood Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: An exterior view across lawn towards the John J. Williams Sr. and Jr. summer residence "Briarwood." The house has a large wrap-around porch.

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. The month of April features a man and a woman standing outdoors, each is playing a violin. May features a man using a hor...

Date: 1939 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick-Deering molasses silage equipment. Cover features a drawing of two silos with the text: "Windrower Attachment...

Date: 1883 

Description: Inside spread of advertising brochure for Patterson and Brothers, manufacturers of agricultural equipment, Patterson, Ontario, Canada. Features a chromolit...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

Book or Pamphlet

Holy Family Hospital, Chapel

Date: 1901 

Description: Gothic arches frame the intricately designed and decorated altar of the Sacred Heart chapel. Across the front of the high altar, from left to right, are st...

Date: 1940 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for tillage tools, featuring a photo of a man in a field with a Farmall M tractor and a disk harrow. Also includes the text...

Book or Pamphlet

The Eclipse Wind Engine

Date:  

Description: Engraving of a farm with an Eclipse windmill. There is a cutaway view of the building beneath showing a man inside working at a saw. Another man works at a...

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. The month of June features a group of horses in a barn looking out over a railing. July features a man driving a horse-dr...

Book or Pamphlet

Malt Kiln Fire Boxes

Date: 1934 

Description: Malt kiln fire boxes, Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1934. These fireboxes heated Rahr's double-decked malt kiln, in which the hot exhaust air...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Empire Jr. Grain Drills sold by International Harvester. Includes an illustration of a farm scene with farmhouse, windm...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...

Book or Pamphlet

Olds' Catalog Cover Design

Date: 1932 

Description: The cover design of Olds' Catalog from the L.L. Olds Seed Co. The subtitle reads: "Tells the Truth." The illustration features a melon cut in half, and veg...

Date: 1892 

Description: Back cover of calendar, with the text: "Hail Columbia, Happy Land!" Features a bird's-eye illustration of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition (World's Fa...

Book or Pamphlet

Annual Report

Date: 1955 

Description: Front cover of the International Harvester Company's annual report, featuring a color photograph of a man operating a Farmall 400 tractor in a field. Farm...

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...

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

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1899 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the D.M. Osborne Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a farmer in a barnyard w...

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