Date: 1929 

Description: Holiday card with a scene of snow-covered hills, pine trees, the moon and four of Santa's reindeer flying into the sky pulling what is probably a sleigh,...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Cartoon illustrating "the layman's idea of how horse-power is determined." The cartoon shows an automobile in a "tug-of-war" with a large number of horses.


Description: Cover of A guide to Kraftwood Gardens showing a view of a sailboat on Lake Machkinosiew (now Enterprise Lake) seen between trees. The publication's...


Madison View

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: A view of the city of Madison circa 1900 that was used as a letterhead.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: International Harvester advertising catalog for equipment for clubs, parks and golf courses. Features an illustration of a clubhouse in the background and...

Date: 1918 

Description: Back cover of a booklet produced by the Square Turn Tractor Company to advertise the Square Turn farm tractor, featuring a photograph of the company's fact...

Date: 1919 

Description: Exterior fold of a pamphlet advertising Russell tractors featuring three photographs of the tractor at work in a field. The text reads, "Interesting views...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A donkey (ass) labeled "SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY", with a Confederate flag tied to his tail, is pulling against the post to which it is tied. The post is label...

Date: 1921 

Description: Back cover of a pamphlet advertising 10-ton Caterpillar tractors. The headline reads, "Dependable Under All Conditions" and is illustrated with six photogr...


Exhibit Room

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior view of the exhibit room in the Milwaukee School of Trades.


Description: Letterhead of the Freeman Manufacturing Company, with a panel with an elevated view of the company complex, including the warehouse; foundry; and boiler, i...

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Autographed portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States, 1963-1969.

Date: 1895 

Description: Advertisement for the Davis gasoline engine. An illustration of the engine is surrounded by text reading, "Gasoline Power....That is Absolutely Safe and Re...

Date: 1946-02 

Description: Advertising proof for "rugged" International trucks, featuring a color illustration of men log driving timber down a river with an International truck bear...

Date: 1925 

Description: Side-view illustration of the "Sixty" logging cruiser tractor made by the C.L. Best Tractor Company.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the New Low Manure Spreader with the text "easy to load." The cover includes a photograph of a man with a horse...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved elevated view of Milwaukee.

Date: 1918 

Description: Inside spread of a pamphlet advertising the Parrett tractor, featuring an illustration of the tractor along with a listing of its specifications.

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of James K. Polk, 11th President of the United States, 1845-1849. Polk was born in North Carolina on November 2, 1795 and di...

Date: 1947-05 before

Description: Cartoon, mounted on board, by Clifford K. Berryman of candidates wearing spring dresses and hats or headbands, and dancing around a maypole, with the Washi...

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: