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Description: Front cover of a catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. The illustration shows a bouquet of wild flowers and plants in the foreground over...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Indian utensils and arms (views 1, 4, and 15). Includes a hoop and pole game (Mandan tribe), and a gunstock type club.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Advertisement for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad featuring an illustration of Uncle Sam stretched from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean....
Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester, also called a binder. Features a small illustration of the machine in use in a field, surrounded by testimonial...
Date: 1860 after
Description: On the left, an officer in uniform, putting on his gloves in preparation for battle and on the right, a tiny image of the same officer running away. He has...
Description: Union Electoral Ticket for the United States Presidential Election, John Bell and for Vice President, Edward Everett. Voters that desired to select a strai...
Description: This envelope has a blue "L" shaped bar tipped clockwise. It is filled with white stars and next to each star is the initial of all of the states, Union an...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Uncle Sam holds a bottle labeled "DAVIS", with a figure of a man on it, as he stands with a snake labeled "SECESSION" under his left foot.
The caption bel...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Promotional card displaying John Riemer and a women in front his home.
The caption reads, "Home of John Riemer, 3 3/4 miles from Stetsonville, Taylor...
Description: 1859 Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad pass belonging to S.S. Merrill. Pass is signed by George Dunlap.
Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".
Description: Lithographic portrait of Key-Way-No-Wut or Going Cloud, the war chief of the Lac du Flambeau band of Chippewa smoking a pipe.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Richardville, the Head Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827).
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."
Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Hobart church, built in 1839.
Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...
Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne twine binder. Describes the results of a contest between the Osborne machine and machines made by McCormick, Deering,...
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his family.
Description: Assorted Indian utensils and arms.
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