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Date: 1926-09-05 before

Description: Dinner menu for the Hotel Witter, with menu listing, flap, front, and back of self-folding mailer, and tipped-in photographic views of the dining room and...

Date: 1962 

Description: Label for Chief Oshkosh Beer with an arrowhead-shaped shield in the center bearing the name of the brew. There is also a depiction of the brewery with Lake...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder (wire binder). The grain binder is operated by a man seated on the machine and pulled by two hor...

Date:  date unknown

Description: La Crosse and scenery above.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sternwheel excursion, Sidney, on the Mississippi River at New Orleans. All three decks are full of passengers. Later named "Washington."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lithograph of Riverside Park depicting people, boats, horses and buggies, steam boats in and around body of water.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fleet of steamboats used by General Joseph Bailey of the Fourth Wisconsin Cavalry constructing a bridge across the Atchafalaya passage of General Banks'...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, J.S., landing passengers, taken between 1901 and 1910. Crowds are on riverbank and there are buildings in background. A cr...

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1887 

Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sidewheel excursion, Saint Paul, underway. In the background is the Alton Bridge. Later named Senator.

Date: 1901-03-23 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with a three-quarter illustration of peop...

Date:  

Description: View along shoreline of the sternwheel excursion, J.S., getting ready to leave for Winona. A crowd is watching from the landing. A crane on the fron...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Cotton King disk harrows. Includes an illustration of a steamboat and cotton plants.

Date: 1879-08-09 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Steamer Japan of the Lake Superior Transit Company, with a panel including a stalk of bamboo, a dragonfly, and a butterfly, and...

Date: 1860-09-22 

Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...

Date: 1895 

Description: Drawing of the lake steamer, Michigan with another vessel in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the mouth of the Wisconsin River from a scenic overlook depicting a steamboat in the distance. Print is part of a series collected in Lewis' "Da...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lithographed drawing of the mouth of the St. Croix River depicting a sailing barge and steamboat in the distance. Print is part of a series collected in Le...

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