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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: 1863-12-05 

Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Die cut hand sickle (reaping hook) shaped card, with a loop of string. The string holds two small die cut hay bundles, with text on both sides of each bund...

Book or Pamphlet

Wooden Pails

Date: 1870 

Description: Hardware catalog page showing wooden pails.

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...

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...

Book or Pamphlet

The Kernel of the Matter

Date: 1900 date unknown

Description: Cover of an advertising pamphlet from Adriance, Platt & Company, manufacturers of Buckeye and Triumph farm machinery. Includes color illustrations of red p...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Cloverleaf manure spreader, featuring an illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn...

Book or Pamphlet

"An Invitation" Cover

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two-fold page, back panel blank, front panel with cartoon fish wearing a scarf jumping from a hole in the ice. There is a fisherman in the background with...

Book or Pamphlet

17 - Male Angora Rabbit

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Male angora rabbit, with the words, "Der Rammler".

Date: 1893 

Description: Front and back cover of fold-out pamphlet. Features color illustrations of the Western Wheeled Scraper on the back, and on the front, displayed on and arou...

Date: 1884 

Description: Front cover for the harvester and twine binder, with a color illustration in red and blue ink of various patterns, and a vase holding stalks of wheat.

Book or Pamphlet

It's a Lawson, Page Four

Date: 1917 

Description: Fourth page of a four-page pamphlet advertising the Lawson Aircraft Corporation. Includes two images of the Lawson Military Tractor Biplane, Primary Traini...

Date: 1851 

Description: Pictograph E., Plate 63, "Kaizheosh, and his Band from Lake Vieu Desert. Michigan and Wisconsin." A group of symbols including birds, animals, a fish and a...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Cover features a ribbon reading "The New Champion" against an ornate framed background of green and embossed gold in. Two round frames have a silhouette ag...

Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dennett twine binding harvesters, light mowers, and reapers manufactured by the Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. Fea...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of foldout card for Wm. Deering & Co. harvesting machinery. When opened, five panels, with images on both sides, depict various scenes, and includ...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of a booklet about Hillside Home School for 1895-1896, the school's eighth year. Includes a circular framed photograph of the front of the school.

Book or Pamphlet

W-12 Tractor Brochure Cover

Date: 1936 

Description: Cover of a brochure for a McCormick-Deering W-12 tractor. Original caption reads: "Low-Cost Power for farms of 20-125 acres. Handy auxiliary power on large...

Date: 1870 

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for E. Ball & Company, "Manufacturers of The World mower and reaper and Tornado thresher." The cover features a color chromoli...

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