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Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card showing a military camp with three soldiers standing together gazing at the Christmas star. Two tents are pitched under two trees on the shore...

Date: 1915 

Description: Color stamp used to advertise the Wisconsin State Fair. The illustration shows a crowd arriving at the fairgrounds, while a young girl in an ethnic costume...

Date: 1844 

Description: Mandan Indians engaged in archery competition (Plate 24). "The meeting represented here is something like that of an Archery Club in the civilized world, b...

Date: 1916 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Lily brand of cream separators showing a woman drinking a cup of water from a handpump, and a...

Date: 1929 

Description: Advertising folder for Deering 10-20 and 15-30 tractors, showing an Arab man in the foreground and tractors at work in the background. Printed for Algiers,...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Parrett tractor featuring a testimonial by Frank Van Auken of Henry County, Illinois. The text on the pamphlet co...

Date: 1932 

Description: Arnold bartending at Gus's.

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

Date: 1853 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Includes an illustration of the ma...

Date: 1887-06-28 before

Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover illustration of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows children and adults, some of them circus performers, inside a large tent...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Ta-ma-kake-toke, or the Woman that Spoke First, a mourning Chippeway (Ojibwa) Squaw. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the...

Date: 1912 

Description: Die cut holiday card in the shape of a bell with a string attached at top. It is an advertisement for the Bank of Madison to "Join the Christmas Club" so y...

Date: 1890 

Description: Lithograph illustration for the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a gentleman sitting in a Victorian parlor pointing to...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Label from a can of Happy Way brand dark, hop flavored malt syrup. Picture on the label shows a woman wearing an apron and holding a can of the malt syrup...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a blue shoe with stockings, but without laces. On the inside (not shown) is a woman in a long dress with her arms resting on a fenc...

Date: 1860 after

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...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Eight page holiday card. The inside four pages are shorter and narrower, jogged to the top. Four views are shown. On the front is a "Boss", sitting at his...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 47. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1932 

Description: Holiday card of a hobo in a jacket and hat seated in front of a campfire, warming his hands. His bundle of belongings is on a stick by his side. His footpr...

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