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Book or Pamphlet

The Grande Chute, Fox River

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of the Grande Chute Falls on the Fox River. There is a tent on the shore on the right.

Book or Pamphlet

Hotel Glenwood

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The centerfold of a promotional brochure features a photograph of the Hotel Glenwood and a description of the springs on the grounds. The hotel, with large...

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

Date: 1902-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet of the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County. On the cover is an oval tipped-in portrait of club president...

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the steamboat Weyerhauser on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Water Cure and Electro-Hydrogienic Institute, formerly the Lakeside Water-Cure.

Book or Pamphlet

River Scene

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of steamboat in the distance on a river (possibly the Wisconsin River).

Book or Pamphlet

Combat between Indian Tribes

Date: 1852 

Description: Illustration of the Ojibwa, the Sacs, and Foxes battling from canoes on the water.

Book or Pamphlet

Lake Geneva Hotel

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view across water towards the Lake Geneva Hotel, also called Hotel Geneva. There are several boats and piers at the water's edge. Two men are boating in...

Date: 1893 

Description: 1893 calendar with the months of October and November. Features an illustration of a woman sitting at a desk using a telegraph key, near the words "The Cab...

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...

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...

Book or Pamphlet

H.M.S. Terror

Date: 1838 

Description: Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to...

Date: 1896 

Description: Catalog cover of Adriance, Platt & Co. features an illustration of a farmer standing in a field holding a scythe and wiping his brow. In the background men...

Date: 1880 

Description: Cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fair circular (catalog). The cover is illustrated with a lake and mountain scene and includes the text "Man...

Date: 1857 

Description: An etching showing the landscape and vegetation around the Rio Grande.

Date: 1882 

Description: Back cover of catalog with an illustration of two men using horse-drawn agricultural machinery in fields, while a group of Native American Indians look on....

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of Buckeye harvesting machinery catalog, featuring a group of men and horses resting under the shade of a tree. In the background is a field wi...

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Book or Pamphlet

Illustrations of Indian Life

Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration depicting various aspects of Indian life, including dancing, a sweat lodge, cooking, and burial of the dead. Indians are referred to as "sa...

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