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Date: 1881 

Description: Front cover with gold, red and green ink. There is an oval inset illustration of the factory building on the bottom left.

Book or Pamphlet

Pabst Grand Circle

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view of the Pabst Grand Circle Hotel and Majestic Theater. Streetcars, automobiles, carriages, horses and pedestrians line the streets. The marqui...

Date: 1902 

Description: A bird's-eye view illustration of the Northern Electrical Manufacturing Company. The company was founded in 1895 by four Madison businessmen, Conrad M. Con...

Book or Pamphlet

Lake Geneva Title Page

Date: 1904 

Description: Title page of a picturesque and descriptive book about Lake Geneva showing two steamboats "Lady Of The Lake" and "Lucius Newberry".

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

Book or Pamphlet

"Pucks" the Trump Man

Date: 1903 

Description: Rolf "Pucks" Anderson and Herbert "Chub" Fowler playing cards on a train.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: From the cover of a descriptive brochure in the Historical Society's Library pamphlet collection, this drawing depicts the large hotel grounds on Lake Mono...

Date: 1902 

Description: Two panoramic bird's-eye views of the Paine Lumber Company, including the general plant, sawmill, and lumber yards. Heading at the top says: Home of Wiscon...

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1935 

Description: Cover of a brochure advertising McCormick-Deering Snow removal machinery. Features an illustration of an industrial tractor modified with a plow and cab. I...

Book or Pamphlet

James Expedition Map

Date: 1823-02 

Description: A map featuring the North American expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains led by Edwin James.

Book or Pamphlet

Oshkosh Motor Trucks

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of the Oshkosh 4-Wheel Drive Motor Truck catalog. Oshkosh Truck Corporation was founded in Oshkosh in 1917. Still headquartered in Oshkosh, t...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Cover of a Little Golden Activity Book for children titled "Trucks." Features a color illustration of International trucks, including an International S-10...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed illustration of a spider in her...

Book or Pamphlet

Historic Waterways

Date: 1888 

Description: Front cover of Reuben Gold Thwaites' Historic Waterways, with an image of a man and a woman paddling a rowboat on a river.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Drawing on front cover of German McCormick catalog depicting a farmer on a horse-drawn binder in a field next to rolling hills with trees.

Book or Pamphlet

Cleaning Fish

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Herman Riebe, Alexander Krueger, and an unidentified man are kneeling next to a pile of fish they are cleaning. All the men are holding several of the fish...

Date: 1939 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for "All-Purpose Trucks Farm Gears and Wagons Tractor-Trailer Gears." Includes a man driving a Farmall H tractor.

Book or Pamphlet

Santa as an Airship Pilot

Date: 1906 

Description: Santa Claus riding in the gondola of an airship with his load of toys. The illustration by Louis Fancher appeared on the December 22, 1906, issue of Ridge...

Date: 1893 

Description: 1893 calendar with the months of October and November. Features an illustration of a woman sitting at a desk using a telegraph key, near the words "The Cab...

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