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Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Communist Literature

Date: 1953 after

Description: "It Can Happen Here", a pamphlet distributed by the Christian Anti-Communism Crusade. The CACC was founded by Fred C. Schwartz in 1953, the peak of the an...

Date: 1946 

Description: Cover of a brochure promoting Daniel W. Hoan as the Democratic Candidate for Governor of Wisconsin. Includes a head and shoulders portrait of Hoan.

Date: 1902 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Frost and Wood Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment, Smith's Falls, Ontario, Canada. Features a color i...

Book or Pamphlet

Political Parties, 1789-1880

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Foldout chart illustrating the political parties of the United States, beginning with the colonial era. The explanation on the chart is as follows:

The s...

Date: 1968 

Description: Front cover of a campaign literature pamphlet for Eugene McCarthy's 1968 Presidential run. Beneath the portrait of McCarthy is a quotation from an editoria...

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

Wisconsin Mushrooms

Date: 1937 

Description: Cover of the book "Wisconsin Mushrooms" by the Federal Writers' Project in Wisconsin and bound by Milwaukee Handicraft Project. The cover features a woodcu...

Date: 1863-12-05 

Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Jarius Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.

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: 1893 

Description: Front and back covers of an advertising brochure for the New Empire line of mowers, reapers and grain binders manufactured by J.F. Seiberling & Company. Th...

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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...

Date: 1952 

Description: Cover of a brochure promoting Daniel Hoan as Democratic candidate for State Senate, featuring a head and shoulders portrait of Hoan.

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...

Date: 1893 

Description: Calendar with the months of February and March, 1893. Features an illustration of a woman sitting on the top of a globe. She holds a wreath, and rests her...

Book or Pamphlet

War With Germany Pamphlet

Date: 1917-04-04 

Description: Speech of Robert M. La Follette in the Senate of Wisconsin regarding the war with Germany.

Date: 1926 

Description: Cover art of a pamphlet called "Religious and Patriotic Ideals of the Ku Klux Klan" (KKK) featuring an image of the American flag and a burning cross, as w...

Book or Pamphlet

The Kourier

Date: 1932-03 

Description: Cover design of "The Kourier" featuring a klansman wearing a conic hat and white robes, holding a burning cross in one hand and the American flag in the ot...

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...

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