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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.
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...
Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.
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...
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...
Date: date unknown
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...
Description: Interior of the Paul's Cafe menu, with "Meals to order at all hours."
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...
Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.
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...
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...
Description: Etching of two figures on the sidewalk in front of a building.
Description: Advertising brochure featuring an International truck owned by Elmwood Food Shoppe parked in a snowy driveway. The cover includes the text "International T...
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...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.
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