Book or Pamphlet

Aviation Stories

Date: 1910 

Description: The cover of "Tom Swift and His Airship or the Stirring Cruise of the Red Cloud."

Date: 1900 

Description: Catalog cover for farming machinery featuring a color illustration of a lion sitting on a map of Canada framed between two columns. His paw is on the coat...

Date: 1849 

Description: Foldout map of southern Wisconsin.

Date: 1966-08 

Description: Front cover of a report by The Wisconsin Survey Research Laboratory on their public opinion research regarding Wisconsinites' attitudes toward the Vietnam...

Book or Pamphlet

33 - Angora Rabbits Outdoors

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Angora rabbits in fenced area outdoors, with buildings in the background. The sign on one of the buildings has the words, "Angora-Kaninchen-Zuchstation".

Book or Pamphlet

Picking Cotton

Date: 1931-06 

Description: African Americans picking cotton on a large plantation in Virginia.

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...


Description: Pages 2 and 3 from the Walter Hagen Honey Center Golf Balls Pamphlet. Black and yellow drawings of the tomb of king tut and a vessel of honey, and a man wo...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertising Pamphlet

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front and back cover of 8 page booklet advertising Deering wares. Each page features an illustration and a verse, to describe the features of the All Steel...

Date: 1936 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for moldboard an disk plows for tractors or horses. Features a photographic illustration of a man plowing a field with a Fa...

Date: 1935 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the McCormick-Deering No. 31-T Harvester-Thresher (combine). Features a photograph of two men using a tractor and harv...

Book or Pamphlet

Petroglyph Designs


Description: A variety of petroglyph designs originating on the Marquesas Islands.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick-Deering Milkers

Date: 1935 

Description: Cover of a brochure for McCormick-Deering Milkers, featuring a photograph of cows in a field.

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of an advertising booklet produced by the Wisconsin Farm Tractor Sales Company featuring a color illustration of a farmer working a field with...

Date: 1885 

Description: The front cover features a color illustration of a man and woman relaxing near a lake or river. The woman is sitting on a chair under an umbrella painting...

Date: 1938 

Description: Back cover of the 1938 catalog for the John A. Salzer Seed Co., featuring a colorful variety of phlox. A portion of the modern train image from the front c...

Book or Pamphlet

Building on Superior Street

Date: 1969 before

Description: Building on the west side of Superior Street where Joseph Ruelle was shot.

Book or Pamphlet

March of the Slaves


Description: Two illustrations depicting the capture by Europeans of Africans who were taken away on ships to be slaves. The caption is in French.

Date: 1880 

Description: Page from Eclipse Wind Engine Co. [Beloit, Wisconsin] catalog featuring an illustration of an Eclipse Wind Engine installed in a barn. A cut-away view show...

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