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Date: 1835-08 

Description: The frontispiece design on blue paper, featuring the likeness of an Indian chief, for "The Aboriginal Port Folio".

Book or Pamphlet

Pabst Grand Circle

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view of the Pabst Grand Circle Hotel and Majestic Theater. Streetcars, automobiles, carriages, horses and pedestrians line the streets. The marqui...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Woman shearing angora rabbit on table. The rabbit is shown in various stages of being shaved, and there is also a group of woman shearing rabbits on a long...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

Date: 1900 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a chromolithograph illustration of angels flying over a field to herald the new century. The title reads: "The Os...

Date: 1889 

Description: Front and back cover of catalog for harvesting machines. Front contains illustration of a torn hole with the eye of a buck looking through the hole. Superi...

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: 1913 before

Description: Features two illustrations. The top cut reads: "Hardware & Tools." The bottom illustration is fishing tackl [sic]. Cut reads: "Fishing tackl guns and ammun...

Book or Pamphlet

"Pattern for Postwar"

Date: 1945-10 

Description: "Pattern for Postwar: The Nation's Most Modern Farm Equipment Store", pp. 12-13 from "Tractor Farming" magazine, No. 2, Volume 28, 1945. The article discus...

Date: 1880 

Description: Cover of a pamphlet, printed in German, advertising land for sale in Wisconsin.

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...

Date: 1902 

Description: A bird's-eye view illustration of the Northern Electrical Manufacturing Company. The company was founded in 1895 by four Madison businessmen, Conrad M. Con...

Book or Pamphlet

The Eclipse Wind Engine

Date:  

Description: Engraving of a farm with an Eclipse windmill. There is a cutaway view of the building beneath showing a man inside working at a saw. Another man works at a...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Johnston Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of Christopher Columbus and hi...

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...

Book or Pamphlet

WPA Guide to Wisconsin

Date: 1941 

Description: Front cover of "Wisconsin: a Guide to the Badger State" featuring a Harold Hone photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol with gilding on the dome.

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for J.F. Seiberling, manufacturer of agricultural equipment, featuring an engraving of boys marching under a benner of "Vic...

Book or Pamphlet

White Book Pamphlet Cover

Date:  

Description: Cover design of a pamphlet which includes the text "White Book/ Kloran/ K-Uno/ Karacter Honor Duty" and features a drawing of a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) wear...

Date: 1913 before

Description: Features at the top an illustration of a tools. Cut reads: "Hardware and Tools." The bottom illustration shows a woman standing at a fence. Cut reads: "Wir...

Book or Pamphlet

"The Soldier Bird"

Date: 1865 

Description: Title page of "The Soldier Bird!" — History of "Old Abe" the live war eagle.

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