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Book or Pamphlet

Lawson Design

Date: 1918 

Description: A design for the unbuilt "Lawson Battler," which Alfred Lawson conceived as an armored fighter plane armed with six machine guns.

Book or Pamphlet

Slave Catchers

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.

Book or Pamphlet

Police Officer

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of a stern-looking, uniformed police officer with arms crossed.

Book or Pamphlet

Lock and Dam

Date: 1903 

Description: Lock and dam system on a canal along the Mississippi River.

Date: 1894 

Description: Cartoon on the last page of a McCormick catalog. The cartoon depicts the World's Fair field-trials in Wayne, Illinois, at which the McCormick mower prevail...

Book or Pamphlet

Quercus Acutidens

Date: 1857 

Description: A drawing of a quercus acutidens plant.

Book or Pamphlet

Battle of Hoke’s Run

Date: 1861-07-27 ca.

Description: The caption with the image states, "Battle of Hoke's Run-Col. Starkweather with his Wisconsin Regiment deploying as skirmishers." The Battle of Hoke's Run...

Book or Pamphlet

Arrest at Guttenberg

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the arrest of Herbert "Chub" Fowler in the street in Guttenberg, Iowa. A crowd mills around to watch.

Book or Pamphlet

Indian Manufactures

Date: 1821 

Description: An illustration of items manufactured by Indians, including a canoe, two paddles, moccasins, rolled mat, pipe bowl, and a beaded bag.

Date: 1968 

Description: Cover of a Milwaukee Journal publication commemorating the Green Bay Packers 1967 championship season. The cover features a drawing by Gregg Klees o...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front and back cover of binder catalog. The front cover has a color illustration of a young boy making a crude drawing on a wall of a horse-drawn binder wi...

Book or Pamphlet

Canoeists

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of two men rowing a boat.

Book or Pamphlet

"Rambo" and "Musser"

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the "Rambo" and "Musser" transporting a log raft on the Mississippi River.

Book or Pamphlet

Hull-House Booklet

Date: 1948 

Description: The cover of a promotional brochure features a drawing of Hull-House, a Chicago social settlement founded in 1889 by Jane Addams. Mrs. W.F. (Alma Schmidt)...

Book or Pamphlet

Coffee and Pie

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of a slice of pie and a cup of coffee.

Date:  

Description: A map of the second version of the Gettysburg cyclorama created by French artist Paul Philippoteaux, as taken from the souvenir booklet which sold for five...

Book or Pamphlet

Arrest at Guttenberg

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of a sheriff arresting Herbert "Chub" Fowler. The sheriff, holding Fowler by the shoulder and carrying a billy club in the other hand, says, "Your...

Book or Pamphlet

Lost Camera Sign

Date: 1903 

Description: Sign posted on a fence announcing a lost camera near the town of Prairie du Sac and requesting its return to Herbert Fowler.

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the steamboat Weyerhauser on the Mississippi River.

Book or Pamphlet

Wash Tubs

Date: 1870 

Description: Hardware catalog page showing wooden wash tubs and water pails.

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