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Date: 1998 

Description: The cover of Volume A of the Widmer's fish fry collection with the drawing of a yellow perch. The quote at the bottom reads "You know what? We're glad we c...

Book or Pamphlet

Political Market

Date: 1858-06-12 ca.

Description: A political cartoon in "Harper's Weekly" about railroad company presidents' purchasing Wisconsin state legislatures and governors. The caption reads: ...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Foldout card for Wm. Deering & Co. harvesting machinery. This scene depicts a young boy in a farmyard playing a flute while sitting on the side of a water...

Date: 1895 

Description: Front and back cover of catalog, for the months of January and December. January features a buck running through the woods, with the year "1894" over a lar...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Twine Brochure

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three panel foldout brochure for Deering Binder Twines: Daisy Twine, Golden Rod Twine, Lily Twine and Butter Cup Twine. Features illustrations of a young g...

Date: 1926 

Description: Cover art of a pamphlet called "Religious and Patriotic Ideals of the Ku Klux Klan" (KKK), author W. C. (Walter Carl) Wright, featuring an image of the Ame...

Book or Pamphlet

"One-Man Combine" Brochure

Date: 1939 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure featuring an illustration of a Farmall tractor pulling a McCormick-Deering No.61 Harvester-Thresher, the "One-Man Combine...

Date: 1952 

Description: Color illustration of a sales agent showing a farmer a new McCormick Farmall H tractor along storefront of a local IH dealership. In the background a McCor...

Book or Pamphlet

Farmall A Tractor Brochure

Date: 1940 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Farmall A tractors, featuring a photo of a man operating a Farmall A tractor with attached cultivator in a field. Orig...

Book or Pamphlet

Picking Cotton

Date: 1931-06 

Description: African Americans picking cotton on a large plantation in Virginia.

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: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of a man reclining in a chair, while holding a large sheet of pape...

Book or Pamphlet

"In Memory of My Mother"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four-folded sheet, with front panel of a statue of a woman sheltering three children under her mantle. On the inside, the left panel is of a woman (Sid's m...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Back Cover

Date: 1898 

Description: Back cover with a color illustration of a man using a Buckeye binder in a field drawn by a team of two horses. On the left a woman wearing a dress and apro...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Cover of an Australian catalog for the "Deering Ideal" Stripper Harvester. The cover includes an illustration of a farmer framed by a large question mark o...

Date: 1900 

Description: Cover reads: "Deering Machines and others. Also a few knots. For Canvassers only."

Book or Pamphlet

Swan Dive

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Halftone print of two divers in mid-air as other young men watch from the pier at the Y.M.C.A. camp on Geneva Lake. A sailboat is moored to the pier, which...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Caroline Quarlls Watkins, taken when she lived in Sandwich, Ontario.

Book or Pamphlet

Ah King

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ah King, a slave who was rescued on May 18, 1910.

Date: 1893 

Description: Front and back of an advertising folder produced by the D.M. Osborne Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features illustrations of a young gi...

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