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Description: Backside of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commissio...
Description: An ornate advertisement "showing the wonderful growth of the Plano Manufacturing Company" as symbolized by the hatching and growth of a chick into a mighty...
Description: A colored engraving depicting a bird under a glass dome with flowers and plants on a decorative shelf.
Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.
Description: A public notice of a meeting that nominated Hon. James Duane Doty for Delegate to Congress for this Territory. Other names on document; Hon. Gilbert Knapp,...
Description: Report of field trial victories by McCormick harvesting machines. Headline reads: "Preliminary Skirmishing All Along the Southern Line."
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Com-no-sa-qua, a Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Missinnewa (1827).
Date: 1860 after
Description: A bellows with a human face on it trails a ribbon that says, "ALL THE HONORS". A cloud of air and smoke blows out of the tip of the bellows. The caption be...
Description: View of Milwaukee, looking southwest toward the county courthouse while it was under construction.
Date: 1856 before
Description: A hand-colored lithograph of two eels, created from drawings and descriptions of specimens collected by members of the Perry expedition. No. 1, top, was co...
Date: 1887-10-14 before
Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a woman with an upswept hairstyle and a choker, wearing a low-necked Delftware-p...
Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (view 1).
Description: Confederate wildcat money used during the Civil War.
Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...
Description: A man, probably Jefferson Davis, rides a pig carrying a sign that reads, "2d EDITION!!! 40,000 Killed, Wounded, THIS ONE MISSING! VIA CINCINNATI!" Blue ink...
Description: Advertisement for the Edge T. Cope & Son reaper, with views of the side and rear delivery.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Diagram depicting the alphabet in sign language.
Description: Illustration of a man operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team horses, under the headline "To-Hjulet Mower."
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Baraboo with inset of Devil's Lake, the south and east sides of the commercial square, the First National Bank, and the Warren House hote...
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