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Date: 1883 

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

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...

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: 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: 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: 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...

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...

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

"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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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

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...

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...

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