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Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Handbill advertising "Hoxie's Patent Threshing Machine." Features a drawing and description of an early threshing machine.

Date: 1861-04-21 

Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Handbill for the Eagle Mower and Reaper distributed by A.G. Mott, general agent for Maryland. Includes the text "the best grass and grain harvester in use....

Date: 1861-04-23 

Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: The Wolf River House. The advertisement reads: "The Wolf River House; Hunters' and Fishermen's Resort; Rates $1.50 per day - $9.00 per week; Special Rates...

Date: 1861-08-24 ca.

Description: Civil War Era Union recruitment poster for Fox River Zouaves.

Date: 1855-05-10 

Description: A poster advertising a $100 reward to be issued by Marcus Du Val for his runaway "servant" Matthew Turner. The poster includes a physical description of th...

Date: 1958-03-30 

Description: Notice of farm auction sale for farm and personal property of Ed Gein. The farmhouse was destroyed by fire before the auction took place.

Date: 1882 

Description: A handbill produced by B.F. Cheatham describes the results of a binder trial which took place in Bellemeade, Tennessee.

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A broadside listing regimental functions at the Gettysburg reunion of Union veterans held at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 1913.

Date: 1853 

Description: Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Contains an illustration of the machine in use...

Date: 1861-10-10 

Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...


Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.


Description: Explanatory text about the work of the Saloon and Saloon Hospital in giving Aid to Soldiers.

Date: 1849 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as McCormick, Ogden & Co. Features a small drawing of the r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy of broadside issued by Illinois Vigilance Association for use in railway stations and public buildings. It is a warning to girls that are traveling to...

Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Date: 1860 

Description: Civil War handbill that reads: "Charleston Mercury Extra...The Union Is Dissolved!"

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