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Book or Pamphlet

Orchard Tractor Brochure

Date: 1940 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for McCormick-Deering orchard tractors, featuring a color illustration of a man waving from the seat of an O-4 grove tract...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Inside 2-page spread of fold-out brochure for Harvesting Machinery featuring a color illustration of a man using "The 'Bonnie' Binder, Right Hand," in a fi...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Front of flyer for the "Big Stage Show" a free family party sponsored by the International Harvester dealership in Menomonie, Wisconsin.

Book or Pamphlet

Minneapolis Grain Exchange

Date: 1952 

Description: Stuart F. Seidl, Vice-President of the Rahr Malting Company, inspects barley for sale at the Minneapolis Grain Exchange. Rahr was headquartered in Manitow...

Date: 1935 

Description: Cover of a catalog about "Planting and Digging Potatoes the McCormick-Deering Way." The cover has two photographs of farmers in the field with Farmall trac...

Date: 1952 

Description: A Rahr Malting Company worker oversees malt coming from the roaster, which produces malt of a desired color, aroma, and flavor.

Book or Pamphlet

Excelsior Brochure

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Brochure front and back cover. The front features a color illustration of a woman holding a large book with plates of agricultural machines. "Manufactured...

Date: 1897 

Description: Finnish language catalog, featuring an illustration of an enlarged three leafed clover which is surrounded by clover flowers, wheat and a dragonfly. Small...

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: 1895 

Description: An illustration in the John A. Salzer's Seed Company catalog advertising varieties of berry seeds. The illustration features raspberries, blackberries, and...

Book or Pamphlet

Ball Play on the Prairie

Date: 1884 

Description: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.

Date: 1902 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman wearing a long gown with a radiating star on her chest and holding a globe that reads: "53 Years." (1849...

Date: 1885 

Description: The front cover features a color illustration of a man and woman relaxing near a lake or river. The woman is sitting on a chair under an umbrella painting...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertising Catalog

Date: 1903 

Description: Front cover of a Canadian advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of farm implements. Features a chromolithograph illustration of a...

Book or Pamphlet

Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Cover design of a pamphlet of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), "an urgent call to real men from the imperial palace" in Atlanta, Ga., Col. W. J. Simm...

Date: 1894 

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration of a man forging a chain on an anvil. He is wearing a winged helmet with the word "Progress" on the front. The c...

Date: 1901 

Description: Catalog cover, in Spanish, featuring an illustration of trees framing a view of a man working in a field with two horses and a harvesting machine. Text at...

Date: 1913 before

Description: The cover features men in front of a building with "Cash for Wheat" painted above the door. They are unloading bags from a wagon and lifting them by rope i...

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...

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...

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