Date:  date unknown

Description: Foldout card for Wm. Deering & Co. harvesting machinery. This scene depicts a young boy in a farmyard playing a flute while sitting on the side of a water...

Date: 1917 

Description: World War I cook book featuring recipes low in sugar, wheat, and meat to accommodate wartime needs. Stamped on the front "Dane County Council of Defense, W...

Date: 1870 

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for E. Ball & Company, "manufacturers of The World mower and reaper and Tornado thresher." The cover features a color chromoli...

Book or Pamphlet

America's Foremost Tractor

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Wallis brand as, "America's Foremost Tractor" and "Farm Power in Its Simplest Form." Features a photograph of a f...

Date: 1941 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for McCormick-Deering hay machines, featuring a photograph of a man operating a Farmall tractor in a field. Original capti...

Date: 1897 

Description: Finnish language catalog, featuring an illustration of an enlarged three leafed clover which is surrounded by clover flowers, wheat and a dragonfly. Small...

Date: 1898 

Description: Catalog cover with framed headline: "Forty Harvest Seasons 1858-1898." Features a styled design of stalks of wheat, poppy flowers, and a sickle.

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1872 

Description: Front cover of catalog with the title: "The Kirby Mower and Reaper." The "K" and "Y" letters of Kirby are drawn as shocks of wheat, and the "IRB" letters a...

Date: 1941 

Description: Front cover and silver and golden wedding menu suggestion page from the Daughters of Isabella, Our Lady of the Lake Circle No. 369, with a cross and a crow...

Date: 1856 

Description: Page from catalog for Atkins' Automaton, or self-raking reaper and mower. Features an illustration of a man using a team of two horses to pull the machiner...

Date: 1886 

Description: Front and back cover of a catalog for harvesting machines. The cover features a color illustration of shocks of hay in a field surrounded by sun rays in th...

Book or Pamphlet

D.S. Morgan & Co. Brochure

Date: 1888 

Description: Color illustration, across 4 panels of the brochure, titled "Triumph Wins." A group of jockeys are racing horses on a racetrack, with a group of people wat...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Men constructing angora rabbit hutches, with the words, "Stallbau und Pflege der Ställe".

Book or Pamphlet

Hull-House Booklet

Date: 1948 

Description: The cover of a promotional brochure features a drawing of Hull-House, a Chicago social settlement founded in 1889 by Jane Addams. Mrs. W.F. (Alma Schmidt)...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration of a winged wheel flying in a cloudy sky with the word "Onward" written on the rim.

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of grain drills sold by International Harvester. Features a color advertising illustration of a...


Description: Cover design of a pamphlet entitled "The Five Horses of the Apocalypse," a Lecture by J. E. Stout, A Devine Prophecy of the Ku Klux Klan, featuring a line...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Angora rabbit fur production. A man and woman are standing near bags of angora wool to be delivered to the Reichs wool manufacturing company. Text on page...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Full-size inside spread of foldout brochure. Features an illustration of the Esterly Steel Binder, Whitewater, Wisconsin.

Date: 1890 

Description: Grass cutting machinery catalog cover. Features an illustration of a flying putto holding onto a cornucopia spilling flowers into a field. Birds fly in the...

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