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Date: 1849-05-10 

Description: Illustration of the "terrific and fatal" riot at the New York Astor Place Opera House.

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved illustration of "Walnut Grove," the "homestead of the McCormick family" in Rockbridge County, Virginia. Cyrus Hall McCormick developed the first s...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Front cover of a brochure advertising Heider friction transmission tractors and tractor-drawn implements.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Front of advertising card featuring an illustration of a man woken up by a horse, on whose side is written: "Nightmare." Text above and below reads: "Why d...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A crop of hemp on the left feeds through a spinning wheel with the words "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle...

Date: 1918 

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising Nichols & Shepard Company threshing machinery featuring a color illustration of farmers using a Red River Special thre...

Date: 1917 

Description: Illustration of a man and a boy standing in front of the silhouette of a tractor. The caption says, "Let us do your work! Plow Man 13-30, Plow Boy 10-20. I...

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Description: Memohead of the Sanitary Paper Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a toilet paper service, with a hand pulling a sheet of toilet paper from a Sanitary dispens...

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Advertising proof created by Foote, Cone & Belding for the International Harvester Company. Features a color photograph of a man and woman having lunch ne...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Adler and Mauer Restaurant of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a blank area in the form of a page "tipped in" to the background, with an array...

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick corn machines with children watching a rabbit run through a field.

Date: 1929 

Description: Holiday card with a scene of snow-covered hills, pine trees, the moon and four of Santa's reindeer flying into the sky pulling what is probably a sleigh,...

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Description: Luncheon menu from the Rigadoon Room in the Edgewater Hotel, with a gargoyle figure against a background of tied-back drapery, and spot illustrations of th...

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Description: Engraved vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Major General John C. Fremont in officer uniform. During the war he commanded the Department of the West.

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Description: Letterhead of the Troy Laundry Machinery Company, with a classical figure of a man wearing a work apron and caligae, holding in his right hand a hammer, an...

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Pe-Che-Co, Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Copied from a lithograph of James Otto Lewis, 1827.

Date: 1930 

Description: Advertisement for International trucks featuring the National Air Races held at Curtiss-Reynolds Airport in Chicago, Illinois. Includes color illustrations...

Date: 1930 

Description: Color illustration of the Rush Street Bridge and Chicago River as it appeared in 1861. Includes the C.H. McCormick Reaper Works on the far side of the rive...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Die-cut, scored advertising display card, of unfolded cardboard, with two pieces glued together. Includes an illustration of a woman pointing to a spot whi...

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