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Date: 1871-07-13 before
Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Pach-e-po, Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Tribe, son of Me-o-ne-me, a Chief who served with Gen. Harrison during the late war and was killed at th...
Description: Flyer advertising a contest wherein the Consolidated Implement Company of Utah and Idaho planned to give away a McCormick Binder, McCormick Mower, and "Ste...
Description: Cartoon depicting "King Debs", a man in a crown representing Debs American Railway Union, sitting atop the highway of trade.
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company flyer describing field trial victory. The headline proclaims: "The McCormick Invincible and Ever Triumphant!"
Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Hobart church, built in 1839.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...
Date: 1858-08-02 before
Description: One-page menu of the Mystical Seven secret society and fraternal order, with an emblem with a skull surrounded by a laurel wreath, and a crossed serpent, s...
Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner.
To the right reads:
18th Reg. Wis. Vol,
Description: Advertisement for Pear's Soap featuring an illustration of an admiral washing his hands. Text reads: "The first step toward lightening the white man's burd...
Date: 1888-12-15 before
Description: Front and inside front covers of a menu with a three-dimensional violin, a stringed bow, a sprig of cloth holly leaves and three berries, and a blue ribbon...
Description: Wisconsin Stage Company Pass belonging to Reverend Kemper. The pass bear engravings of a train and a stage coach.
Description: Handbill describing a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company challenge to the winner of a field trial to face the McCormick Twine Binder. Hubbard, Partridge...
Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.
Description: Exterior view of the Johathan Hurlbut residence, built in the 1840's.
Description: An advertisement designed with images of three hand fans decorated with scenes of farmers using McCormick farming machinery. A ribbon across the bottom car...
Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Two dog-sledges hauling supplies, with one also carrying a Mandan.
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