Book or Pamphlet

Beverly Jefferson

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Portrait of Beverly Jefferson, 1/16th African American, published in Madison Past and Present, 1852-1902, a 1902 book published by the Wisconsin State Jour...

Date: 1896-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet. On the cover is an illustration of Dr. Erastus B. Wolcott riding his horse, "Gunpowde...

Date: 1883 

Description: Two panels with color illustrations of men using grain binders in a field, each is pulled by a single horse.

Date: 1851 

Description: Two pictographs: Pictograph C., Okundekund, and his Band of Ontonagon, Michigan, and Pictograph D., Kakake-Ogwunaosh, and his Band of the Head of the Wisc...


Description: A hand and arm tattooed with designs originating on the Marquesas Islands.

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of Buckeye harvesting machinery catalog, featuring a group of men and horses resting under the shade of a tree. In the background is a field wi...

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Bluebell line of cream separators. Features an illustration of a woman encountering a bird an...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Men constructing angora rabbit hutches. There is also a finished row of hutches.

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: 1941 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for McCormick-Deering hay machines, featuring a photograph of a man operating a Farmall tractor in a field. Original capti...

Date: 1935 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for road construction equipment. Includes illustrations of a crawler tractor and a road grader. The road grader is likely e...

Book or Pamphlet

Holiday Greetings Program

Date: 1942-12-20 

Description: Inside spread of program, featuring "The Xmas Laff Parade." Decorations on the program depict Santa Claus, and Christmas trees.

Date: 1883 

Description: C. Aultman & Co. catalog cover and back cover. On the front is a shock of wheat, a bird and a butterfly, and on the bottom a farm landscape. On the back co...

Date: 1902 

Description: Catalog cover with color illustration of a woman sitting on a ledge with one hand on her temple and the other hand holding a drafting compass. Under her ar...

Book or Pamphlet

Samson Tractor

Date: 1918 

Description: Front cover for a pamphlet advertising the General Motors Company Samson tractor with "sieve-grip." Includes photo illustration of a tractor pulling a Deer...

Date: 1893-12-14 

Description: The first page of an essay entitled: "The Significance of the Frontier in American History."

Book or Pamphlet

Fish Wake Invitation

Date:  date unknown

Description: Text left side is a fantasy story of Herkimer the Perch who was out-competed for food and is offering himself up for the wake and meal. Right side text lis...

Date: 1938 

Description: Front cover of the 70th Anniversary (1868-1938) John A. Salzer Seed Co. catalog featuring a colorful mix of pansies and a quotation from Shakespeare. The a...

Date: 1923 

Description: Cover of a Spanish advertising catalog for Deering grain binders and headers. Features a black silhouette of a man on a horse-powered push binder against a...

Book or Pamphlet

Houses of Famous Madisonians

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Composite of photographs of the houses of famous Madisonians including Attwood, Fairchild, Steensland, Fuller, Vilas, La Follette, and Spooner.

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