Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card. In the center are 4 choir girls singing, holding hymnals, and one girl playing the violin. They are all wearing white robes. In the backgroun...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of Madison Mobile Homes, with a three-quarter view of a mobile home parked in a clearing near a wooded area on a shoreline, with the slogan "Liv...

Date: 1904-05-30 

Description: Chromolithograph of Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle. The title reads, "Memorial Day in Wisconsin Schools."

Date: 1938 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the No. 51 harvester-thresher (combine). Includes the text "Harvesting Hillside Crops with the McCormick-Deering No.51...

Date: 1916 

Description: General line catalog illustrations of two sides of a Hoosier alfalfa and grass seed drill. The text beneath the left illustration reads, "Makes the Growing...

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising the Russell Road Roller. The cover features an illustration of the machinery at work along a rural road and text that...

Date: 1954 

Description: Comic strip showing man bombing a house because it is being sold to an African-American man. A police officer arrests the seller of the home for inciting t...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Christopher Columbus' fourth voyage, 1502-1504.

Date: 1948-05-13 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1830," with men, women, and a child gathered around a ta...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Madison showing a train in the foreground. The 2nd State Capitol (1st in Madison) can be seen on the horizon.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Front cover of a booklet produced by the Monarch Tractor Company of Watertown, Wisconsin to advertise the 30-18 Neverslip tractor. The cover features three...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Men-dow-min, or the Corn, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) dwarf. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Green Bay (1827).


Description: Letterhead of the Langenberger Construction Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building and traffic in the...

Date: 1907 

Description: Elevated view of Albany, looking West.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior page of a brochure produced by the Samson Tractor Company, a division of General Motors Corporation, to advertise Samson corn planters. The page f...


Description: Engraved portrait of Carl Schurz, a German immigrant who settled in Wisconsin in 1855. President Abraham Lincoln appointed Schurz to the rank of general in...


Isaac Lewis

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is Isaac Lewis, a jockey. Lewis rode in four consecutive Kentucky Derbies, 1886-1889, winn...

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Jung's Old Country, Lager Beer, Brewed and bottled by Wm (William) G. Jung Products...


Description: Quarter-length vignetted portrait of Wisconsin's 14th governor William E. Smith.

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising the Bates Model D Steel Mule tractor featuring an illustration of the tractor and a title reading, "The End of the Sea...

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