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Date: 1900 

Description: Russian man in a fur hat harvesting grain with a McCormick binder. The image is from a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog titled "100 Harvest Sc...

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Cheerio!

Date: 1943 

Description: Holiday card with Santa Claus winking. He is wearing his traditional red hat with white trim and a bell. The word "Cheerio!" is made out of candy canes and...

Date:  

Description: Billhead of the Oshkosh Brewing Company, in business from 1894-1971, with the company trademark of a waist-up view of Chief Oshkosh wearing a jacket and bo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison seated, from a painting by Chappel.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of George Washington seated with books and saber, from a painting by Chappel.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Eleven portraits of young costumed students appear in an advertisement reading "Leo Kehl Dancers To Appear In Recital."

Date: 1808 

Description: Engraved bust portrait of Reverend Samson Occom.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait engraving of Solomon Laurent Juneau (1793-1856), Wisconsin fur trader and politician.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Interior spread of a pamphlet produced by the Rock Island Plow Company to advertise their tractor plows. The pages feature illustrations of a man with the...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved image of a man adding ingredients from a barrel to a boiling vat of beer.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Color advertising cartoon depicting Uncle Sam with arms outstretched over a Deering grain binder. Hybrids of binders by rival manufacturers are depicted on...

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Black Hawk

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of the Sauk chief Black Hawk (center). The individual on the left is The Winnebago Prophet, the person on the right is Black Hawk's son. Hand-colo...

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Wa-Pel-La

Date:  

Description: Wa-Pel-La, a Musquakee Chief.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Brochure for Parlin & Orendorff's volunteer walking cultivators, advertising the "Volunteer" and "Volunteer balance frame." The brochure unfolds to reveal...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A crop of hemp on the left feeds through a spinning wheel with the words "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle...

Date: 1950 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring color illustrations of men loading an International dump truck with dirt and a man delivering package...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a man, smoking a pipe and washing a sink full of dirty dishes. He is wearing a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up and a black...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand tinted plate depicting Sauk and Fox Indians on a beach near St. Louis drawn by Karl Bodmer, engraved by Vogel, printed by Bougeard, published by J. Ho...

Date:  

Description: Billhead of Island Woolen Mills of Baraboo, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of M.J. Drown's Island Woolen Mills building, people loading a horse-drawn...

Date: 1877 

Description: "The 'Improved Advance' as a Self-Raker." Flyer advertising the McCormick Improved Advance Reaper and Mower. Features a large illustration of the machine b...

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