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Book or Pamphlet

Ball Play on the Prairie

Date: 1884 

Description: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.

Book or Pamphlet

Tried by Fire

Date: 1886 

Description: Front cover of Frackelton's "Tried by Fire", a book about ceramics.

Book or Pamphlet

Lawson Design

Date: 1918 

Description: A design for the unbuilt "Lawson Battler," which Alfred Lawson conceived as an armored fighter plane armed with six machine guns.

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover art for a pamphlet advertising The Apostle Islands and Lake Superior. The upper half of the artwork depicts a sunset view of Lake Superior, and the b...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Front of flyer for the "Big Stage Show" a free family party sponsored by the International Harvester dealership in Menomonie, Wisconsin.

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

"Big Stage Show" Flyer Front

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Front of flyer announcing an International Harvester free family party for friends and customers. "No selling"

Book or Pamphlet

Slave Catchers

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Dinner menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with a be-ribboned golden dinner bell suspended...

Book or Pamphlet

Police Officer

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of a stern-looking, uniformed police officer with arms crossed.

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: 1889 

Description: Front and back cover of an advertising catalog for A. Harris, Son & Company of Brantford, Canada, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers and reapers. The c...

Book or Pamphlet

Drew Freedom Fighter Cover

Date: 1964-07-20 

Description: Cover art of the newsletter Drew Freedom Fighter.

Book or Pamphlet

Lock and Dam

Date: 1903 

Description: Lock and dam system on a canal along the Mississippi River.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fold-out brochure, with a front and back cover shaped and printed as a barn. A man is shown driving an International Auto Wagon as seen through the open ba...

Book or Pamphlet

Quercus Acutidens

Date: 1857 

Description: A drawing of a quercus acutidens plant.

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...

Date:  

Description: A hand and arm tattooed with designs originating on the Marquesas Islands.

Book or Pamphlet

Ho-Chunk in Ciproke

Date: 1884 

Description: Group of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians in a long house (ciproke). Some of the men are displaying animal pelts. There is a bucket and a small barrel at the e...

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