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Book or Pamphlet

"Fish Wake" Invitation Cover

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two-fold cover, back cover blank. Front has a cartoon of a warmly dressed man pushing a sled with a fish wearing a top hat smoking a cigar and holding a be...

Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover with the title: "A Group of Folding Binders" and four color illustrations. The top left illustration shows a man driving "The No. 7 Light Excels...

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...

Date: 1902-05-02 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the menu and program for a dinner honoring newspaperman Opie Read. There is a tipped-in drawing of Read on the cover, dr...

Date: 1883 

Description: Catalog cover featuring miniature elves or fairies harvesting grain with axes.

Date: 1936-05 

Description: A political cartoon from Foreign Service magazine depicting four young men disrespecting and vandalizing the Tomb of the Unknown Solider. One of the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cartoon of warmly dressed men working on conveyor belt on a frozen lake. Fish on a stringer are being pulled up from a hole in the ice onto the conveyor be...

Book or Pamphlet

Aviation Poem

Date: 1910-10 

Description: The cover of John T. Trowbridge's poetry book, "Darius Green and his Flying Machine," illustrated by Wallace Goldsmith and published by Houghton Mifflin Co...

Book or Pamphlet

"An Invitation" Cover

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two-fold page, back panel blank, front panel with cartoon fish wearing a scarf jumping from a hole in the ice. There is a fisherman in the background with...

Date: 1883 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of miniature elves or fairies cavorting in a three-tiered stack of wheat shocks. One stands at the top...

Book or Pamphlet

The Uses of the Cross

Date: 1896 

Description: An illustration from the Freethinkers Pictorial Text Book of the evolution of uses of the cross, from a heathen phallic symbol to a Christian symbol...

Book or Pamphlet

Emerson Catalog Cover

Date: 1902 

Description: Catalog cover, front and back. Title reads: "Out of the Depths," and features an illustration of a clown suppressing a laugh, with the text: "Emerson Farm...

Date: 1940 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for W series tractors, featuring a color illustration of a McCormick-Deering WD-6 standard tractor. The cover also includes...

Date: 1896 

Description: Illustration from the Freethinkers Pictorial Text Book of a woman climbing a steep, rocky slope to a sign that reads "Come Up Higher / The Free Thou...

Book or Pamphlet

Farmall Corn Picker Brochure

Date: 1938 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for a mounted corn picker for the F-12 tractor. Features a cartoon drawing of two birds and two ears of corn staring at a...

Book or Pamphlet

Political Market

Date: 1858-06-12 ca.

Description: A political cartoon in "Harper's Weekly" about railroad company presidents' purchasing Wisconsin state legislatures and governors. The caption reads: ...

Date: 1937 

Description: Front cover of a brochure advertising the Case Centennial Plow. The brochure is titled "Plows on Parade" and tells the history of the steel plow business t...

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