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Date: 1880 

Description: Catalog cover with gold and black ink illustrations. In the center a woman standing on a globe of the earth carries a sheaf of wheat on her shoulder and a...

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the steamboat Weyerhauser on the Mississippi River.

Book or Pamphlet

Bridge

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the Rock Island Bridge.

Date: 1896 

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of young boys racing hom...

Book or Pamphlet

Pottawatomie Lighthouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the "Pottawatomie" lighthouse in snowy expanse of land.

Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Book or Pamphlet

Men with Corn Harvest

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Men with a mule team pulling a wagon beside bins filled with ears of corn. One of the men appears to be holding a goose near the pile of corn.

Book or Pamphlet

Camden Depot Sketch

Date: 1847-10-19 

Description: Sketch of the Camden Depot in a letter from John McRae to James Gadsdeg.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Foldout brochure, with a inside spread describing the International Auto Wagon — The Commercial Car. Includes an illustration of the auto wagon.

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Book or Pamphlet

"Fish Wake" Invitation Cover

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two-fold cover, back cover blank. Front has a cartoon of a warmly dressed man pushing a sled with a fish wearing a top hat smoking a cigar and holding a be...

Book or Pamphlet

River Scene

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of steamboat in the distance on a river (possibly the Wisconsin River).

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover art for a pamphlet advertising The Apostle Islands and Lake Superior. The upper half of the artwork depicts a sunset view of Lake Superior, and the b...

Date: 1936 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the International C-300 cab-over-engine truck. Features a color illustration of men working around an Empire Cartage C...

Book or Pamphlet

Scenic Wisconsin Motorways

Date: 1924 

Description: Front and back covers of Scenic Wisconsin Motorways, a guide to Wisconsin roads compiled by Victor F. Pettric and published by the Wisconsin Motorists Asso...

Date: 1902 

Description: A bird's-eye view illustration of the Northern Electrical Manufacturing Company. The company was founded in 1895 by four Madison businessmen, Conrad M. Con...

Book or Pamphlet

Political Market

Date: 1858-06-12 ca.

Description: A political cartoon in "Harper's Weekly" about railroad company presidents' purchasing Wisconsin state legislatures and governors. The caption reads: ...

Book or Pamphlet

James Expedition Map

Date: 1823-02 

Description: A map featuring the North American expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains led by Edwin James.

Date: 1880 

Description: Front and back of 4-panel brochure. Features an illustration of the factory on the front cover. On the inside a 2-page spread features a color illustration...

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of the Planet Jr. catalog. Features an illustration of a man and young girl (about 5 or 6 years old) in a garden pushing a Planet Jr. Garden Drill to...

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