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Book or Pamphlet

Gathering Wild Rice

Date: 1884 

Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.

Book or Pamphlet

The Eclipse Wind Engine

Date:  

Description: Engraving of a farm with an Eclipse windmill. There is a cutaway view of the building beneath showing a man inside working at a saw. Another man works at a...

Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Book or Pamphlet

"The Soldier Bird"

Date: 1865 

Description: Title page of "The Soldier Bird!" — History of "Old Abe" the live war eagle.

Date: 1880 

Description: Front and back cover with gold and blue ink. On the front cover a woman representing Europa is giving a coin to another woman representing America. Other i...

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a young woman in a wheat field surrounded by bi...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Milwaukee line of farm implements featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman...

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for harvesting machinery made by the Plano Manufacturing Company. Features a color illustration of a woman on a stage crown...

Date: 1952 

Description: A Rahr Malting Company worker oversees malt coming from the roaster, which produces malt of a desired color, aroma, and flavor.

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1897 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of a man fixing a bicycle while a woman and two children look on. The woman's outfit sports "leg o' mutton" (or gig...

Date: 1902-05-02 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the menu and program for a dinner honoring newspaperman Opie Read. There is a tipped-in drawing of Read on the cover, dr...

Book or Pamphlet

Meda Songs

Date: 1851 

Description: Meda Songs pictographs. Four rows of symbols including animals, human figures and plants.

Date: 1935 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for "McCormick-Deering Ball Bearing Cream Separators with Stainless Steel Discs." Features a photograph of a man using a c...

Book or Pamphlet

Frost and Wood Catalog Cover

Date: 1901 

Description: Cover of catalog with a color illustration of a man wearing boots and holding a hat writing in a large book. The text reads: "Twentieth Century Fame, the F...

Book or Pamphlet

Hull-House Booklet

Date: 1948 

Description: The cover of a promotional brochure features a drawing of Hull-House, a Chicago social settlement founded in 1889 by Jane Addams. Mrs. W.F. (Alma Schmidt)...

Book or Pamphlet

Canoeists

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of two men rowing a boat.

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell Real Estate Ad

Date: 1855 

Description: Advertisment of Leonard J. Farwell from the 1855 Madison City Directory for the real estate property he had for sale. At the time Farwell was the largest...

Date: 1935 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure with the title "Unlock the Soil with McCormick-Deering Tillage Tools." The cover includes illustrations of harrows and cul...

Date: 1884 

Description: Front cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of a globe among clouds. Small oval inset illustrations are of farmers working in fields in Africa, A...

Book or Pamphlet

Nash Six Sport Model

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: A page from a Nash Motors Company catalog, showing a six-cylinder, four-passenger sport sedan which was available in deep maroon with a khaki-color mohair...

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