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Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Two interior pages of a pamphlet produced by the World Harvester Corporation to advertise the auto-tiller. The advertisement features a photograph of a man...
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Description: Interior page of a pamphlet advertising Coleman agricultural machinery featuring an illustration of "the incomparable worm drive." The text at the bottom r...
Description: A hand-colored lithograph prepared from drawings and descriptions of two shark specimens collected near Shimoda by members of Perry's Japan expedition. No....
Date: 1976 ca.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International DT-466 Midrange Diesel Engines. Includes a photograph of men working at a construction site.
Date: date unknown
Description: Luggage tag from the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. The hotel was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The luggage tag is part of an album of images of the hot...
Description: General line catalog illustration of a Milwaukee grain binder. The text beneath the color illustration reads, "Famed for Light Draft and Durability; Outsid...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A snake, a skull and an ostrich feather in a pile on the ground. Above text reads, "Vanity, Treachery & Death." Caption below reads, "SECESSION EMBLEMS." B...
Description: Holiday card with a nautical theme. An open porthole is centered inside a border made of rope with knots in the corners. An anchor is tied to the rope end....
Description: Color stamp used to advertise the Wisconsin State Fair. The illustration shows a crowd arriving at the fairgrounds, while a young girl in an ethnic costume...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame.
Description: Head and shoulders engraved portrait of General John Adams Dix.
Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...
Date: 1975 ca.
Description: Ticket for a one way trip in 1976 from Madison, Wisconsin, to New York City via the Milwaukee Road. The ticket cost $71.73.
Description: Engraving by R.E. Babson of painting of John Adams by G. Stuart, with inset of "Talleyrand Receiving the American Envoys, 1797."
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Advertisement card that reads: "The Kirby. It Mows! It Reaps! It Rakes!" Includes a photograph that has been pasted onto the card of a man using the Kirby.
Description: Trade card advertising Dwight's celebrated Cow Brand of Soda and Saleratus. Saleratus is an early name for baking powder.
Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The label is cut in the shape of a parallelogram. "Wiscona Beer, Herman Bottling Work...
Description: Letterhead of Stolte, Dangel & Foss Company of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, dealers in "Dry Goods, Notions, Clothing, Carpets, Ladies and Gents Furnishings, Shoes...
Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts a person driving his vehicle very fast as corn and even tractor parts are be...
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