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Book or Pamphlet

Lost Camera Sign

Date: 1903 

Description: Sign posted on a fence announcing a lost camera near the town of Prairie du Sac and requesting its return to Herbert Fowler.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Red, black and gold cover art for McCormick advertising catalog showing silhouette of a farmer on a horse-drawn reaper.

Book or Pamphlet

Scenic Wisconsin Motorways

Date: 1924 

Description: Front and back covers of Scenic Wisconsin Motorways, a guide to Wisconsin roads compiled by Victor F. Pettric and published by the Wisconsin Motorists Asso...

Book or Pamphlet

Barley and Malt Map

Date: 1952 

Description: Map of the barley-growing regions of North America, published by the Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1952.

Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

Date: 1905 

Description: Front cover of a Canadian advertising catalog for International Harvester's Deering line of harvesting machines, tillage and seeding implements. Features a...

Book or Pamphlet

James Expedition Map

Date: 1823-02 

Description: A map featuring the North American expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains led by Edwin James.

Book or Pamphlet

Historic Waterways

Date: 1888 

Description: Front cover of Reuben Gold Thwaites' Historic Waterways, with an image of a man and a woman paddling a rowboat on a river.

Book or Pamphlet

Indian Manufactures

Date: 1821 

Description: An illustration of items manufactured by Indians, including a canoe, two paddles, moccasins, rolled mat, pipe bowl, and a beaded bag.

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Political Market

Date: 1858-06-12 ca.

Description: A political cartoon in "Harper's Weekly" about railroad company presidents' purchasing Wisconsin state legislatures and governors. The caption reads: ...

Book or Pamphlet

Santa as an Airship Pilot

Date: 1906 

Description: Santa Claus riding in the gondola of an airship with his load of toys. The illustration by Louis Fancher appeared on the December 22, 1906, issue of Ridge...

Date: 1902 

Description: Two panoramic bird's-eye views of the Paine Lumber Company, including the general plant, sawmill, and lumber yards. Heading at the top says: Home of Wiscon...

Date: 1858 

Description: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: From the cover of a descriptive brochure in the Historical Society's Library pamphlet collection, this drawing depicts the large hotel grounds on Lake Mono...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Advertising catalog for Austin motor graders and pup rollers with International (McCormick - Deering) 10-20 and 15-30 power plants. The cover features a b...

Date: 1922 

Description: Color advertising flyer entitled "Saving the World From Starvation." Features an illustration of a man in a suit and hat and a farmer looking at McCormick-...

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Date: 1897 

Description: Finnish language catalog, featuring an illustration of an enlarged three leafed clover which is surrounded by clover flowers, wheat and a dragonfly. Small...

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