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Date: 1860 after

Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick over an illustration of...

Date: 1882 

Description: Flyer advertising field trial victories won by the McCormick Twine Binder in Australia and New Zealand. Headline reads "Echoes from the Antipodes."

Date: 1844 

Description: A buffalo surrounded by wolves (Plate 10). "There are several varieties of the wolf species on the American prairies, the most numerous and formidable of...

Date: 1890 

Description: The back of an advertising card for William Deering & Company promoting the Deering steel binder. The card, which reads "Take This Card" across the top, wa...

Date: 1888 

Description: Front cover of a catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. The illustration shows a bouquet of wild flowers and plants in the foreground over...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...

Date: 1884 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne Self-Binding Harvester with text reading, "The Osborne Gold Medal" and "A Perfect Success in Every Field."

Date: 1844 

Description: Mandan Indians engaged in archery competition (Plate 24). "The meeting represented here is something like that of an Archery Club in the civilized world, b...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Scene showing Minatarre Indians moving about their village during the winter season.

Date: 1895 

Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, seated on a platform, is holding a banner with stars and the text, "WISCONSIN LOYAL TO THE UNION". Behind her are an American eagle and f...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pen-now-we-ta, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fort Wayne (1827).

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Herd of Bison, on the Upper Missouri River.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and di...

Date: 1894-07-14 

Description: Cartoon depicting "King Debs", a man in a crown representing Debs American Railway Union, sitting atop the highway of trade.

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...

Date: 1875 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester featuring a small illustration of the machine at work in the field, followed by testimonials. This model appears...

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

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