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Date: 1957 

Description: Interior of the menu for the Banshee Luncheon of the 1957 American Newspaper Publishers Association (ANPA) convention. Features a bearded figure in a green...

Date: 1891-09-20 ca.

Description: Political cartoon from the Washington Post. It refers to the role of Jeremiah M. Rusk, the Secretary of Agriculture from Wisconsin, in negotiating i...

Date: 1856 

Description: Engravings of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates from the Democratic, Republican and Know Nothing parties for the Tuesday, November 4th, 185...

Date: 1920-09-15 

Description: Notice run in the "Alton Daily Times" newspaper by the Backus Tractor Company for a demonstration of the Baby Savidge Tractor. The text reads, "Backus Trac...



Date: 1931 

Description: The "Milwaukee Journal's" holiday card with a scene of two women in front of a town scene done in the Old English style. A man inside of a shop door is tip...

Date: 1969-06-24 

Description: Cover of "The Kudzu," an underground newspaper, featuring a reproduction of Martin Schongauer's 15th Century engraving entitled, "Saint Anthony Tormented b...

Date:  ca.

Description: An advertisement for "The Times" from the 1892-1893 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card from Chappell's Ad Dept. The card has seven consecutive panels accordion folded. The front panel shows a bell hanging by a ribbon surrounded b...

Date:  ca.

Description: An advertisement for the Wisconsin State Journal, promoted as "the only Republican paper," from the 1898-1899 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Engraved portrait of Ellis B. Usher, editor and prominent Wisconsin Democrat, from the frontispiece of his multi-volume history of Wisconsin.


Description: Letterhead of Parker's Block and Lyons Block in Markesan, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of a commercial building with three storefronts: John Parker...

Date: 1936 

Description: A cartoon from "Farm Implement News" stressing the importance of buying domestic binder twine.

Date: 1921 

Description: Pamphlet cover entitled, "A Mammoth Advertising Campaign" listing Allis-Chalmers' use of "double-page spreads and dominant full pages in 36 leading publica...

Date: 1938 

Description: A poster depicting a collection of news articles regarding the Federal Theatre.

Date: 1952-06 

Description: Original political cartoon depicting Dwight Eisenhower as a docile Presidential candidate. Feeding him crackers are Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and Senator...

Date: 1879-02-08 

Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...

Date: 1961-12-29 

Description: The cover of "Titletown, U.S.A. '61", a Special edition of the "Green Bay Press-Gazette".

Date: 1863-05-23 

Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...


Description: Letterhead of Frank H. Brady, publisher and printer of Clintonville, Wisconsin, with "The Tribune" printed in embossed gold type and a triangular area of s...

Date: 1935 

Description: Cover of an International Harvester advertising catalog for snow removal equipment. An illustration depicts a man operating an industrial tractor equipped...

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