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Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Denning tractor featuring a rear view of a man using the tractor to work in a field.
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Andrew Carnegie.
Description: Valentine's Day card made of four pieces. The main piece is of a large shell boat pulled by two swans on a pond filled with water lilies. A cutout of a lar...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...
Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...
Description: Holiday card showing four African Americans, two men and two women, sliding down a hill on a sled. More snow-covered hills are visible in the background. T...
Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising Oliver Hart-Paar tractors featuring a color illustration of a farmer using a tractor and plow in a field.
Description: Letterhead of the Oshkosh Brewing Company, active from 1894-1971, with the company trademark of a waist-up view of Chief Oshkosh wearing a jacket, a banded...
Description: Drawing of Carlos bartending at Tony's.
Description: Letterhead of Aerial Blight Control, Inc., with a man using a hoe while a crop duster sprays the field. Farm buildings and clouds are seen in the distance....
Description: Menu for a luncheon or dinner with a pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing of Edward Alsworth Ross sitting in an armchair and smoking a pipe. The back cover i...
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Lithographing Company, with a woman in classical dress holding a document in her lap and sitting amidst grass and flowers, a ri...
Date: 1929-01-01 before
Description: Front cover and menu page of the New Year's Day menu at the Loraine Hotel, part of the Schroeder Hotels, with a man and a woman dressed in sweaters and win...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Engraved portrait of Ellis B. Usher, editor and prominent Wisconsin Democrat, from the frontispiece of his multi-volume history of Wisconsin.
Description: Photographic holiday card from Congressman and Mrs. Henry Reuss and family. Front of the card reads: "Christmas Greetings from The Reuss Family: Mike, Marg...
Description: Memohead of the S.A. Mondschein Piano Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in Sohmer and other brands of pianos. Features a three-quarter exterior view...
Description: Scene on Hispaniola in 1500, when Columbus was forced to return to Spain after a new adminstrator had arrived.
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: Advertising card for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a color illustration of men, women, and children in a f...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.
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