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Description: Front cover of an advertising booklet entitled, "Selecting Your Tractor." The color illustration on the cover features a farmer using a Cletrac crawler tra...
Description: Image of a man seated at a desk reading a Western Union telegram informing him that he has won $200,000 in a lottery. Text reads, "Everyone is born to a ch...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Waa-ba-shaw, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).
Description: Front cover of an advertisement for Dark farm tractors and motor trucks featuring a photograph of farmers using a Dart tractor to power another piece of eq...
Date: 1860 after
Description: An intricate design. A blue line frames a background of red horizontal stripes. Inside an ornate border, two figures stand on the left and right. The left...
Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...
Description: Holiday card with a soldier in a tan uniform reading a book with a little girl. The cover of the book says "FRENCH". She has a blonde ponytail with a blue...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Engraving of Indians on horseback along river with Indian grave on hill in background.
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Frank King's cartoon character "Uncle Walt." This particular work was drawn for King's niece, Carole. The cartoon says, "Hi Carole come see me sometime."
Date: 1932-04-01 before
Description: A schedule of Transamerican Airlines covering its service to Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, and other Great Lakes cities. The unfolded schedule depicts two p...
Description: Encampment of the Piekann Indians.
Date: date unknown
Description: Political cartoon of the Irish, including verse, which comments on the change in labor needs due to steam power and likens the Irish to apes.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Advertisement for the Fordson tractor at a selling price of $305. The advertisement features an illustration of the tractor set above a photograph of the m...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Artwork showing man with his feet up in front of a stove. A woman uses a rolling pin in an adjacent room and there is a winter scene visible out the window...
Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for the Marsh-Whitney Platform Binder, manufactured by the Marsh Binder Manufacturing Company. Includes the text: "t...
Date: 1864-10-13 ca.
Description: Colorfully decorated letter received in the office of Wisconsin Governor James Lewis from Isaac Joiner of the Veterans Reserve Corps stationed in Alexandri...
Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Caterpillar tractor used in transportation. The cover features an illustration of two men using the Caterpillar t...
Description: George Washington on the left holds the American Revolutionary flag with the date "1776" on it, and a Union Zouave soldier on the right holds a Union flag...
Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Eagle steel frame silo filler featuring a color illustration of two farmers using the filler.
Description: Pamphlet advertising the Trundaar tractor, "Speeds Up the Business of Farming." Features a color illustration of the crawler tractor.
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