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Date: 1883 

Description: The reverse side of a William Deering & Co. advertising card. The advertisement asserts that "The strongest testimonials that could be given for the Deerin...

Date: 1856 

Description: Democratic Presidential ticket for that party's slate in Dane County, Wisconsin. Although Buchanan was victorious in the national election, in Wisconsin,...

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration of men harvesting grain with Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The illustration appeared in an advertising folder produced by the McCormick Ha...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in an oval frame filled with white stars. He is surrounded by four Union flags. A liberty cap appears above the portrait. Two r...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Koutani Indian.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Crude parody of a coat of arms for the Confederacy. The border on the right, bottom and left is a rattlesnake. The top is a ribbon with the text "OH! "LET...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Engraving entitled "Tomb of Washington--Mount Vernon".

Date: 1876-02-14 before

Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A portrait of Abraham Lincoln above two crossed Union flags. The caption below reads, "The UNION, it must and shall be preserved." The portrait of Lincoln...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

Date: 1881 

Description: Quarter-length engraving of Colonel Theodor C. Rodolf.

Date: 1891-12-03 before

Description: Front cover and menu page for a dinner of the "Loyal Legion. Michigan Commandery with Saginaw Valley Companions at Bancroft House," with the badge of the o...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

Date: 1863 

Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1889 

Description: Page from a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. The page features two illustrations of parts of the McCormick binder, and an illustration of a M...

Date: 1862-01-04 

Description: Engraving of the city of Superior and Lake Superior, also depicting railroad piers, Minnesota Point, and the steamboat "Star". The engraving appears on a l...

Date: 1827 

Description: View of large gathering of people among trees. A crowd is gathered in a semi-circle facing a table where two people are standing. Two U.S flags fly over th...

Date: 1845 

Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images an...

Date: 1860 

Description: Image of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads: "As foreign nations saw u...

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