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Book or Pamphlet

Emerson Catalog Cover

Date: 1900 

Description: Catalog cover reads: "The Emerson Product, A Book of the Shop." Features three color illustrations, with, top to bottom: the Emerson factory; a street view...

Date: 1894 

Description: The front cover of a booklet about Hillside Home School during 1894-1895, the school's seventh year.

Date: 1901 

Description: Features an illustration of a man gesturing across a large empty space (possibly water) towards a factory operating at night. The same man is looking at a...

Book or Pamphlet

Bremen Flyers

Date: 1928-04-28 ca.

Description: Graphic design from a souvenir publication that welcomed the three heroic pilots who crossed the Atlantic from east to west in the Bremen, a Junkers W33 ai...

Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Communist Literature

Date: 1953 after

Description: "It Can Happen Here", a pamphlet distributed by the Christian Anti-Communism Crusade. The CACC was founded by Fred C. Schwartz in 1953, the peak of the an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cartoon of warmly dressed men working on conveyor belt on a frozen lake. Fish on a stringer are being pulled up from a hole in the ice onto the conveyor be...

Date: 1889 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company, manufacturers of harvesting machinery. The cover features a framed inset of a scene of...

Date: 1903 

Description: Front and back cover of catalog. Front features a yellow background behind the text: "Empire Drill Co., 1849-1903," and an illustration of an Empire Drill....

Date: 1852 

Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.

Date: 1893 

Description: 1893 calendar with the months of October and November. Features an illustration of a woman sitting at a desk using a telegraph key, near the words "The Cab...

Book or Pamphlet

Beavers and their Dams

Date: 1859 

Description: Color drawing of beavers working on and living at their dams.

Date: 1926 

Description: Cover art of a pamphlet called "Religious and Patriotic Ideals of the Ku Klux Klan" (KKK), author W. C. (Walter Carl) Wright, featuring an image of the Ame...

Book or Pamphlet

Winnebago Wigwam

Date: 1884 

Description: Indians amidst wigwams. Four wigwam frames are covered, one is not. A campfire burns in the uncovered wigwam. In the distance are tree covered hills and bl...

Book or Pamphlet

PA-50 Power Unit

Date: 1935 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for McCormick-Deering PA-50 power units.

Date: 1915 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Osborne line of tillage implements showing a farmer and son in a field with a horse-drawn dis...

Date: 1900 

Description: Catalog cover with the text: "Deering Harvesters for 1900." Features a stylized illustration in dark green, red, and gold ink of fruit trees, plants, flowe...

Book or Pamphlet

Ice Cream Sodas

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of two ice cream sodas sitting on a counter.

Book or Pamphlet

Pabst Grand Circle

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view of the Pabst Grand Circle Hotel and Majestic Theater. Streetcars, automobiles, carriages, horses and pedestrians line the streets. The marqui...

Book or Pamphlet

Arrest at Guttenberg

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the arrest of Herbert "Chub" Fowler in the street in Guttenberg, Iowa. A crowd mills around to watch.

Book or Pamphlet

Hotel Glenwood

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The centerfold of a promotional brochure features a photograph of the Hotel Glenwood and a description of the springs on the grounds. The hotel, with large...

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