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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Inside spread of an advertising brochure for Parlin & Orendorff's one-horse cultivators. The brochure features an illustration of a five-tooth cultivator w...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: German-language circular advertising McCormick's Self-Rake Reaper.

Date: 1844 

Description: A buffalo surrounded by wolves (Plate 10). "There are several varieties of the wolf species on the American prairies, the most numerous and formidable of...

Date: 1655 

Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.

Date: 1951-01 

Description: Advertising proof created by Young and Rubicam for the International Harvester Company. Features a photograph of a man in a suit and men repairing Interna...

Date: 1861-04-23 

Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a black and white dog with a furry tan ruff and a collar, holding a ribbon in his mouth that is attached to a heart. Within the hea...

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Description: Front cover and interior pages of menu from Rennebohm's. The front cover features a wood-grain background with a silhouette of a cup of coffee. Interior pa...

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Description: Interior of the Paul's Cafe menu, with "Meals to order at all hours."

Date: 1948-11 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring color illustrations of a truck carrying coal, a baby, a hospital scene, and a refrigerator. Includes...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The instructions for the "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These kits had "folders" (cards), paper lace and die cut paper ornaments. The purchaser then c...

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.

Date: 1919 

Description: Page from an International Harvester calendar promoting safety using themes from World War I. The title of calendar is "The World's Greatest Chance Taker!...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: The Elkhorn Pyramid, on the Upper Missouri River. Passing Indians would add horns to the pyramid, and sometimes add red marks to the horns to indicate the...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes trapped in snow (Plate 17). "In this view the reader is introduced to the optimum of dreariness and severity which t...

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Date: 1942 

Description: Etching of two figures on the sidewalk in front of a building.

Date: 1938 

Description: Advertising brochure featuring an International truck owned by Elmwood Food Shoppe parked in a snowy driveway. The cover includes the text "International T...

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Description: Billhead of A. Follansbee & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam powered bakery producing "aerated" bread, biscuits, crackers, and cookies. On the left...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Chromolithographed card issued by the Woolson Spice Co. to present Christmas greetings to its customers. The card depicts children around a Christmas tree...

Date: 1864 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.

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