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Date: 1882-05-30 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne twine binder. Describes the results of a contest between the Osborne machine and machines made by McCormick, Deering,...

Date: 1869-05-01 

Description: Humorous engraved image showing a street scene crowded with people riding bicycles. In the background are businesses identified as J. Shanks Livery Stable,...

Date: 1870 

Description: Broadside issued by veterinarian E.W. Palmer of Garden Prairie, Iowa, advertising his large animal services including his weekly Saturday clinic at Moffatt...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.

Date: 1847 

Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.

Date: 1883 

Description: Advertising card featuring a chromolithograph of men driving horses pulling Buckeye Binders in a race. The card reads at the top: "Buckeye leads the field....

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a flower and large leaf. A verse is printed on the leaf. It reads "Vainly shall we list for voices, made by absence doubly dear,...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Minatarre scalp dance ceremonial gathering.

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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card showing the abundance of oats in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts Abe Eaton holding a rake in his tall fields. His hat rests on the s...

Date: 1890 

Description: Title page of an 1890 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Reads, "59th Year The McCormick Annual Catalog." An illustration titled "1830" shows...

Date: 1894-11 

Description: Advertisement for the 1895 model of the Telegram Sanger Racer by the Telegram Cycle Manufacturing Company of Milwaukee. Features a drawing of the 1895 mode...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration of men harvesting grain with Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The illustration appeared in an advertising folder produced by the McCormick Ha...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1896 

Description: Back cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Illustrations show the McCormick Reaper Works factory and the McCormick No. 4 Steel Mower....

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Zouave fireman spraying a person in bed clothes in the face with a fire hose. Smoke is billowing in the background. Caption below reads, "A Fireman Zouav...

Date: 1861-04-13 

Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.

Date: 1861-04-21 

Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph of two species of salmon collected near Hakodate, Japan by members of the Perry expedition. James Carson Brevoort later studied t...

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