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Book or Pamphlet

Battle of Hoke’s Run

Date: 1861-07-27 ca.

Description: The caption with the image states, "Battle of Hoke's Run-Col. Starkweather with his Wisconsin Regiment deploying as skirmishers." The Battle of Hoke's Run...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Catalog Illustration

Date: 1889 

Description: Back cover illustration for a William Deering and Company catalog showing a woman and three children examining a paper with the title "The Deering All-Stee...

Date: 1964-09-10 

Description: In one of a series of photographs showing the luxurious features of private dormitories on campus, two grad students, Shirley Olsen, left, Milwaukee, and J...

Book or Pamphlet

Hoosier Grain Drills Catalog

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Hoosier Grain Drills manufactured by the American Seeding-Machine Company. The company was later purchased by Internati...

Date: 1908-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet for the Old Settlers' Club. On the top left of the cover is an oval portrait of club president George Willi...

Date: 1882 

Description: Cover of Aultman & Co's Annual Catalogue of threshing machinery. Features two putti pulling aside a curtain to reveal a landscape scene of farmers working...

Date: 1899 

Description: Catalog for Champion binders, reapers and mowers. Features a color illustration across front and back covers. In the center are two boys standing and peeri...

Date: 1913 

Description: A back cover design for the John A. Salzer Seed Company catalog. The illustration features a variety of flowers in the foreground, and in the background, a...

Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Slavery Sermon Imprint

Date: 1861 

Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...

Date: 1904 

Description: Front cover of a German language advertising catalog for International Harvester's Milwaukee line of harvesting machinery. Features a chromolithograph ill...

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Description: A map of the second version of the Gettysburg cyclorama created by French artist Paul Philippoteaux, as taken from the souvenir booklet which sold for five...

Book or Pamphlet

Lock and Dam

Date: 1903 

Description: Lock and dam system on a canal along the Mississippi River.

Book or Pamphlet

Steam Yacht Advertisement

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertisement for The Steam Yacht "Mendota." At the top is an engraving of the steam yacht under way loaded with passengers, and below is text. Some of the...

Book or Pamphlet

Wisconsin Mushrooms

Date: 1937 

Description: Cover of the book "Wisconsin Mushrooms" by the Federal Writers' Project in Wisconsin and bound by Milwaukee Handicraft Project. The cover features a woodcu...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. An Atlas o...

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.

Date: 1904 

Description: The floor plan of the second floor of the third Wisconsin Capitol as published in 1904 under the title "Program issued by the Capitol Improvement Commissio...

Date: 1902 

Description: Front and back cover of The Buckeye Harvesting Machinery catalog. Features on the front, at the bottom, an oval-framed scene of two men using agricultural...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Cloverleaf manure spreader, featuring an illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn...

Book or Pamphlet

Guide Book User

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of a man standing on a road near a sign reading "Tours" and consulting a guide book.

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