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Date: 1889-09-14 before
Description: One-page menu with a roundel with the seal of the Inman and International Steamship Company Limited, decorative borders, and corner ornaments.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.
Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Description: View of the Fourth Street bridge with various buildings in the background.
Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Civil War cover featuring the first national flag of the Confederacy (Stars and Bars) and the slogan, "We are in the field, and the bars are up!" Red and b...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Engraving from the back of an advertising or trade card showing views of the Warder, Mitchell and Company factory buildings at Springfield, Ohio. The compa...
Description: Back cover of an 1859 catalog advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machines. Features a drawing of an original McCormick reaper being used to harves...
Description: "Sound Money!". A broadside advertising a talk by D.F. Tyrrel of Marinette, Wisconsin, in behalf of the Republican Presidential candidacy of William McKinl...
Description: Advertising card for Goodrich Transportation Company listing destinations and departure times. In the center of the advertisement is a drawing of a sidewhe...
Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. D.W. Brown of Ashland, Ohio was t...
Description: Broadsheet describing a pledge made by agricultural machinery manufacturers to compete fairly with one another, and not try to break up competitors' sales....
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Image of Louis Wigfall on the body of an Indian with tomahawk in hand. The captions reads, "WIGFALL on his promised descent on Washington." This is a barb...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.
Description: A smiling devil with wings holds a large jar of C.S.A. Whiskey marked with a poison symbol, and a Confederate flag sticking out of it. Blue and red ink on...
Description: Marching elephant wearing boots and a blanket carries a banner. The banner reads "The Northern Elephant" and has a face on the left side and it is holding...
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Remarkable Hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 10-29). Various scenes of land formations.
Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings.
The caption below reads,
"I'm glad I'm not in Dix...
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