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Description: The front side of an advertising card showing a farmer reaching over a fence for a McCormick machine. There is a portrait of Cyrus McCormick on the fence a...
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.
Description: 1859 Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad pass belonging to S.S. Merrill. Pass is signed by George Dunlap.
Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Headline over illustration of t...
Date: 1885-12-02 before
Description: Fringed red silk cover and gold silk ribbon backing for a "Complimentary Banquet to Hon. Wm. F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) by his life-long pard, D. Frank Powell...
Date: 1865-06 ca.
Description: A handbill advertising for the Soldiers' Home Festival in Beloit, Wisconsin at the Union Hall on the evening of Friday, June 23, 1865.
Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes immobilized by snow (Plate 15). "In this plate is illustrated the mode alluded to in the preceding page, of the Indi...
Description: An engraving depicting the impressment of American seamen by the British Navy during the period before the War of 1812. The image shows a group of American...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a sailor, wears a hat with the initials "JD" on it. He is holding up a wooden toy boat that flies the Confederate flag and a sk...
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. A small illustration at the top right is of a man using a horse-d...
Description: Advertisement for Watson-Deering Twine Binder for 1885. The illustration features a rear view of a man using a team of horses to pull a twine binder throug...
Description: Advertising card featuring a chromolithograph of young boys in a field. One boy is sitting on the seat of a Buckeye implement while holding the reins of fo...
Description: John Bull is carrying a bale of cotton on his shoulders. He is standing with one foot on each of two galloping horses. One horse labeled "UNION" has a Unio...
Description: A political cartoon satirizing the Republican Party as a bloated man squashing the Labor Party, which is depicted as a working man.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Fort Union, on the Missouri River in Montana.
Description: Valentine's Day card with a border of white flowers surrounding a smaller polka dot border. Inside is the text "St. Valentine's Day", daisies and a bee. Th...
Description: A strong muscular arm holds a sledge hammer. The caption above reads, "The Strong Arm of the North." Blue ink on beige envelope, image on left side.
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: 1872 ca.
Description: An excerpt from "Picturesque America", ed. Bryant, (1872).
Description: Certification from J.O. Barrett that the centennial photograph of Old Abe is truly him. The certification includes a signature from the governor.
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