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Book or Pamphlet

Mining on Lake Superior

Date: 1855 

Description: "Ancient copper mining on Lake Superior."

Book or Pamphlet

The Pinkerton Labor Spy

Date: 1907 

Description: Cover of the book The Pinkerton Labor Spy by Morris Friedman. The book was a work of non-fiction detailing the use of spies during labor disputes b...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Catalog Illustration

Date: 1890 

Description: Back cover illustration for a William Deering and Company catalog. Deering was a manufacturer of agricultural machinery. The illustration includes an engra...

Date: 1872 

Description: Catalog cover reads: "J.I. Case, Manufacturers of Improved Threshing Machines, Steam Engines, Horse Powers &c." Features illustrations of vegetables, frui...

Book or Pamphlet

Malt Kiln Fire Boxes

Date: 1934 

Description: Malt kiln fire boxes, Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1934. These fireboxes heated Rahr's double-decked malt kiln, in which the hot exhaust air...

Date: 1936 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the International C-300 cab-over-engine truck. Features a color illustration of men working around an Empire Cartage C...

Date: 1886 

Description: Front cover featuring illustrations of wheeled scrapers, drag scrapers, railroad plows and road graders.

Date: 1893 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring chromolithograph illustrations of the Deering factory, the grain center of the worl...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front and back cover of fold-out pamphlet. Features color illustrations of the Western Wheeled Scraper on the back, and on the front, displayed on and arou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Foldout card for Wm. Deering & Co. harvesting machinery. This scene depicts a young boy in a farmyard playing a flute while sitting on the side of a water...

Book or Pamphlet

It's a Lawson, Page Three

Date: 1917 

Description: Third page of a four-page pamphlet advertising the Lawson Aircraft Corporation. Includes an image of the Lawson Military Tractor Biplane (M.T. One) flying,...

Date: 1900 

Description: Advertisement from catalog featuring an illustration of the Jones Chain Mower, and a man using it in a field with a team of horses. Around the border are i...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for D.M. Osborne and Company showing a "scene in the Osborne rolling mill." The Osborne company manufactured agricultural m...

Date: 1908-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet for the Old Settlers' Club. On the top left of the cover is an oval portrait of club president George Willi...

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: 1893 

Description: Inside 2-page spread featuring the Western Reversible.

Book or Pamphlet

Christmas Card

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four-fold card, inside photograph of a cloudy night sky, white outline of Christmas trees superimposed. Text reads: "No man is rich enough to buy it. No ma...

Date: 1902 

Description: Two panoramic bird's-eye views of the Paine Lumber Company, including the general plant, sawmill, and lumber yards. Heading at the top says: Home of Wiscon...

Date: 1917 

Description: First page of a four-page pamphlet advertising the Lawson Aircraft Corporation. Describes the expertise of the Lawson Aircraft Corporation's staff as the "...

Book or Pamphlet

"Rambo" and "Musser"

Date: 1903 

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

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