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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: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9). "Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick over an illustration of...

Date: 1891 

Description: Exterior view of the West Superior Hotel. There are pedestrians, a street car, and people riding in horse-drawn carriages on the street in front of the hot...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Indian utensils and arms (views 13-18). Included are a pipe, arrow, moccasin, and possibly a drum and shield.

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Mah-To-Toh-Pa. He is holding a decorated spear. "In the former letter I gave some account of Mah-to-toh-pa (the four bears), second...

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Holiday card featuring a girl and her dog. The girl is wearing stockings, a red dress with a white lace collar, and black shoes. The dog is standing uprigh...

Date: 1899-12-27 

Description: Front cover and menu pages for a Masonic banquet, with the word "Menu" in gold-colored raised printing and two embossed fishes swimming around a branch of...

Date: 1873-11-19 

Description: Nina Lynn Sturgis and Hercules Louis Dousman's wedding announcement, "At Home" card and envelope with an "S" and a "D" intertwined on the flap. The ceremon...

Date: 1885 after

Description: Formal group portrait of the students attending the Milwaukee Day School for the Oral Instruction of the Deaf. The first public day school for the deaf, es...

Date: 1882 

Description: Front of advertising card for the enclosed-gear mower, featuring a color illustration of the enclosed-gear mower on a black background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Color advertising cartoon depicting Uncle Sam with arms outstretched over a Deering grain binder. Hybrids of binders by rival manufacturers are depicted on...

Date: 1835 ca.

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: German-language circular advertising McCormick's Self-Rake Reaper.

Date: 1844 

Description: A buffalo surrounded by wolves (Plate 10). "There are several varieties of the wolf species on the American prairies, the most numerous and formidable of...

Date: 1861-04-23 

Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: The Elkhorn Pyramid, on the Upper Missouri River. Passing Indians would add horns to the pyramid, and sometimes add red marks to the horns to indicate the...

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