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Date: 1897 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a steam powered sailing ship named "Progress" with a McCorm...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Color illustration of a farmer operating a horse-drawn McCormick Advance reaper. The illustration is from a four-panel advertising folder for the C.H. and...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Berlin High School.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Madison showing a train in the foreground. The 2nd State Capitol (1st in Madison) can be seen on the horizon.

Date: 1893 

Description: Holiday card with six brownies depicting six different nationalities. One brownie plays a trumpet and another plays an upright bass fiddle. The remaining b...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Diagram depicting the alphabet in sign language.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Union sailor and King Neptune stand inside a sea shell that is floating on the ocean. Between them appears a decorative circle with the Union Armada in i...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Camp of the Gros Ventres along the upper Missouri River, with white travelers passing by in a boat.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A monkey with a Confederate flag that has fallen to the floor (representing Jefferson Davis) and a fox with a Union flag (representing General Winifield Sc...

Date: 1896 

Description: A political cartoon satirizing the Republican Party as a bloated man squashing the Labor Party, which is depicted as a working man.

Date: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

Date: 1884-04 

Description: An engraving depicting the impressment of American seamen by the British Navy during the period before the War of 1812. The image shows a group of American...

Date: 1850 

Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. D.W. Brown of Ashland, Ohio was t...

Date: 1865 

Description: "Strategy or Change of Base". Photographic card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in women's clothing hoping to reach the Miss...

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill for W.K. Miller's Iron Harvester, a combined reaper and mower manufactured by C.M. Russell & Company. Features three line drawings of machines.

Date: 1894-07-14 

Description: Cartoon depicting "King Debs", a man in a crown representing Debs American Railway Union, sitting atop the highway of trade.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a flower and large leaf. A verse is printed on the leaf. It reads "Vainly shall we list for voices, made by absence doubly dear,...

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