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Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Gettysburg.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the selling of tents for the Eighteenth Annual National Encampment, of Grand Army of the Republic, at Minneapolis, Minnesota, on July 23,...


Description: A color lithograph of the Saukie brave Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiah, also known as Black Hawk. This was published in Volume II of "History of the Indian Tribe...


Safety First

Date: 1914 

Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...

Date: 1821 

Description: Engraving depicting the Schoolcraft expedition crossing the Ontonagon River to investigate a copper boulder.

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising Plowman tractors featuring a color illustration of a man driving a tractor up a hill in a rural landscape.

Date: 1892-08 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Parker Sercombe.

Date: 1964 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon appears under the heading "storage". The cartoon depicts a man wearing overalls, a...

Date: 1879 

Description: Advertisement for the Champion Self-Raking Reaper and Mower. This page was taken from an 1879 catalog for Warder, Bushnell & Glessner Co. of Springfield, O...


Description: Carte-de-visite cartoon drawing of Jefferson Davis, showing him as he fled from being captured by Union troops when they took Richmond, Virginia. He is dis...

Date: 1919 

Description: An illustration of Uncle Sam points to a U.S. Tractor & Machinery Company Uncle Sam tractor beneath a headline reading, "Speed when you want it. Power all...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Quarter-length engraving of Henry Baker in profile. Baker was police chief of Madison from 1897-1907.

Date: 1894 

Description: Illustration of a man and horses with Bell's reaper of 1826.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: O-che-na-shink-kaa, or Man that Stands and Strikes, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe.

Date: 1941-07 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring color illustrations of a truck and the United States, largely in red, white and blue. Includes the te...

Date: 1979-08 

Description: Advertising proof created by Foote, Cone & Belding for the International Harvester Company. Features a color photograph of men and women gathered around a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two-sided playing card used for advertising by magician Howard Thurston (d. 1936), arguably the greatest magician of his day. The reverse side of the card...

Date: 1967 

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising the International Harvester Scout V-8 truck. Color photograph shows two Scout vehicles with men driving through snow...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: A portrait of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, 1853-1857. Pierce was born on November 23, 1804 in Hillsboro, New Hampshire and died O...

Date: 1948-05-15 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with an illustration of "A Repast About 100 B.C.," with men and a woman gathe...

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