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Book or Pamphlet

Ice Cream Sodas

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of two ice cream sodas sitting on a counter.

Book or Pamphlet

Guarding the Cornfields

Date: 1884 

Description: Indian women standing on platforms make noise to scare birds from the cornfield.

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...

Date: 1900 

Description: Exhibition catalog cover for Deering exhibits at the United States Agricultural Implement Annex. Text on cover: "Deering. Chicago, Paris." Includes embosse...

Book or Pamphlet

"An Invitation" Cover

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two-fold page, back panel blank, front panel with cartoon fish wearing a scarf jumping from a hole in the ice. There is a fisherman in the background with...

Date: 1896 

Description: Illustration from the Freethinkers Pictorial Text Book of a woman climbing a steep, rocky slope to a sign that reads "Come Up Higher / The Free Thou...

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

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: 1851 

Description: Synopsis of Indian Hieroglyphics. Pictographs 1-70, including birds, human figures, plants, animals and other symbols.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Front page of booklet with an engraving of a man with a team of two horses in a field with the "Celebrated Gorham Sulky Cultivator."

Date: 1895 

Description: Front cover of catalog featuring a framed portrait of Cyrus H. McCormick surrounded by foliage. A putto is pulling away a drape from the portrait with one...

Book or Pamphlet

Badger Wheelmen Logo

Date:  date unknown

Description: Logo for Badger Wheelmen bicycling club. Logo consists of a winged star at the center of a spoked wheel with a badger perched at the top.

Book or Pamphlet

Ice Chippers Invitation

Date:  date unknown

Description: Text announcing a Hookeree and Annual Fish Scalers Ball for the Ice Chippers, with times and dates. Done in Old English-style of speech. At the bottom is a...

Date: 1940 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for W series tractors, featuring a color illustration of a McCormick-Deering WD-6 standard tractor. The cover also includes...

Book or Pamphlet

Lock and Dam

Date: 1903 

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

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: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. The month of April features a man and a woman standing outdoors, each is playing a violin. May features a man using a hor...

Date: 1938 

Description: Back cover of the 1938 catalog for the John A. Salzer Seed Co., featuring a colorful variety of phlox. A portion of the modern train image from the front c...

Book or Pamphlet

Program for Mai-Fest

Date: 1922-05 

Description: A woodland print is featured on the cover of the program for Deutsches Mai-Fest (German May Festival), hosted by the German Federation of Chicago. Dr. Otto...

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...

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