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Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Washington Street and the Fox River and buildings nearby.

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertsing Catalog

Date: 1889 

Description: Advertising catalog for grain cutting (harvesting) machinery manufactured by William Deering and Company. Features an illustration of children sitting with...

Date: 1857 

Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the McCormick Combined Reaping and Self-Binding Machines, as manufactured by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company [or possibly C.H. a...

Date: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Horse racing of Sioux Indians near Fort Pierre. Three Sioux Indians on horseback in foreground and Fort Pierre in distance.

Date: 1844 

Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...

Date: 1885-09-01 

Description: Pencil on paper; Elevated view of building on street corner with horse-drawn delivery wagon in front. Tall trees line the two streets. Building is two st...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family poses in a yard with one elegantly dressed young woman on horseback. The frame house has an unusually shaped attic story fan window. The porch is...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A view of a dock showing a steam vessel and men with a team of horses towing a log raft.

Date: 1889 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company, manufacturers of harvesting machinery. The cover features a framed inset of a scene of...

Date: 1858 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features illustrations of the machine in use in the field and alone....

Date: 1899-05 

Description: View of Hattie Braemer, Florentina Krueger, and Sarah Krueger on a horse-drawn buggy, ready to go to the circus.

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: 1893 

Description: Front and back cover of a small booklet. The front cover has an illustration of a young girl wearing a straw hat, with the title, "A Future Customer." On t...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A woman drives a horse-drawn carriage over a rustic, wooden bridge.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the building and the grounds. Pedestrians, an equestrian, and a man in a horse-drawn carriage are in the foreground.

Print

Ball Play

Date: 1844 

Description: Large group of Indians engaged in the game of lacrosse (Plate 23). "Having in the two former illustrations and their chapters, explained to the readers the...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man operating a horse-drawn corn binder is obscured by a single row of corn stalks in a field.

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