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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.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Cover of a pamphlet produced by the Velie Motors Corporation to advertise the Biltwel 12-24 tractor. The text, entitled "Horses vs. Profit," is illustrated...

Date: 1872 

Description: Elevated view over residential area, with several churches in the background.

Date: 1888 

Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.

Date: 1969 

Description: Holiday card showing Santa Claus with his right arm around the neck of a black bull and holding holly in his left hand. Ticker tape is caught on the bull's...

Date: 1821 

Description: Engraving of the Pictured Rocks shoreline viewed from Lake Superior.

Date: 1927 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Schlitz, Pale Dry, Ginger Ale 'Will make your hospitality famous.'" The advertisemen...

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date: 1949 

Description: Promotional advertisement available through the International Harvester Advertising Service for use by International Harvester dealers, part of the 1949 Tw...

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Isaac Lewis

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is Isaac Lewis, a jockey. Lewis rode in four consecutive Kentucky Derbies, 1886-1889, winn...

Date: 1954 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts a farmer scratching his head over an incorrectly bound bale. A barn and a f...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Milwaukee Beer, Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co." At the center of the label is an image...

Date: 1820 

Description: Narrative Journal of Travels from Detroit Northwest through the Great chain of American Lakes to the sources of the Mississippi River in the year 1820. Ill...

Date: 1881 

Description: Two advertising cards featuring a color illustration of a caricature of a baseball player. The card on the left is titled: "A close Affair. Hugging the Bat...

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Pierce House

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: A sketch of the Pierce Residence at 424 North Pinckney Street. The house is sometimes referred to by the surnames of its other owners: McDonnell, Garnhardt...

Date: 1860-11 

Description: Confederate Presidential Election ballot. Jefferson Davis and Alex. H. Stephens were elected without opposition. The corrosion on the front is caused by th...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 1-9). Various landscapes and rock formations.

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Description: Wooden shack on a small hill next to small trees.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A girl is taking a bath in a wooden tub full of bubbles with a towel held in front of her. A large heart is in the background...

Date: 1861-07 

Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.

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