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Date: 1908-09-18 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a framed illustration of a white-bearded man in profile holding a pipe and turning away to look at a sai...

Drawing

View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.

Photograph

S.S. Harvester

Date: 1911-07-15 

Description: The S.S. Harvester on the building ways before launching. The ship was built for the Wisconsin Steel Company, a subsidiary of International Harveste...

Date: 1948 

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the Chicago and North Western Railway's 100th Anniversary from 1848 to 1948. The poster features the artist Paul...

Date: 1893 

Description: 1893 calendar, with the months of August & September. Features an illustration of a woman holding a light. Around her are books, telescope, and other objec...

Date: 1911-07-15 

Description: Christening ceremony for the S.S. Harvester. The ship was built for the Wisconsin Steel Company, a subsidiary of International Harvester. The 545-fo...

Date: 1920-12-03 before

Description: Menu for Captain's Dinner on board the S.S. Pastores, of the United Fruit Company Steamship Service, carrying President-Elect Warren G. Harding. On...

Date: 1936-02 

Description: Cover of a International Harvester Powertrax brochure describing "Mobile and Stationary Industrial Power." Includes a photograph of a man hauling cargo wit...

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...

Date: 1893 

Description: 1893 calendar with the months of October and November. Features an illustration of a woman sitting at a desk using a telegraph key, near the words "The Cab...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Three ships at dock, the "Superior," the "Sandusky," and the "Shawnee," all built in Gibralter, Michigan.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Freighter on the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Great Northern grain elevator.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee shoreline as well as numerou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Birdseye-view lithograph of Key West with ships and smaller boats in the surrounding waters.

Date: 1939-01-22 before

Description: Exterior and page from the interior of the menu for the farewell dinner aboard the R.M.S. Volendam, with party streamers and dinner guests in formal...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An ice-covered car ferry, possibly docking in a harbor.

Date: 1870 

Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...

Date: 1942-06 

Description: A cat sits atop a chalkboard with blackout orders written on it as a crew member from the United Fruit Company's S.S. "Santa Marta", fixes the smudged lett...

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