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Transportation Museum

Date: 1957
Description: Plot plan for a proposed transportation museum.

Brule-St. Croix Portage Marker

Date: 1962
Description: Historical marker of the portage between the Brule and St. Croix Rivers. The marker was erected in 1962.

Consolidated Implement Company Farm Equipment Competition Flyer

Date: 1895
Description: Flyer advertising a contest wherein the Consolidated Implement Company of Utah and Idaho planned to give away a McCormick Binder, McCormick Mower, and "Ste...

Joseph Schlitz

Description: Engraved portrait of Joseph Schlitz. His signature is beneath the image.

Chief Clerk's Force

Date: 1931
Description: Portrait outside the Wisconsin State Capitol of the Chief Clerk's Force, Wisconsin Assembly. In the front row from left to right are Femrite, West, Pinkert...

Governor James T. Lewis

Date: 1865
Description: Engraved portrait of Wisconsin Governor James Lewis. Lewis' signature is below the engraving, and underneath the signature is printed: "Governor of Wiscons...

Milwaukee Exposition Association Letterhead

Date: 1883
Description: Letterhead stationery of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with an engraving of the building constructed for that event.

Business Stationery of George Peck

Date: 1882
Description: Business stationery of George B. Peck, editor of Peck's Sun, a Milwaukee newspaper. Peck was well-known for his humorous column, "Peck's Bad Boy," a...
Book or Pamphlet

Petroglyph Designs

Description: A variety of petroglyph designs originating on the Marquesas Islands.

Alvah Bessie Summons

Date: 09 18 1947
Description: A summons issued by the United States House of Representatives for Alvah Bessie to appear before the Un-American Activities Committee to testify.

Portrait of Rudolph Valentino from The Son of the Sheik

Date: 1926
Description: Rudolph Valentino stands with his hands on his hips and wears a white turban in a publicity still from The Son of the Sheik (UA, 1926).


Date: 09 03 1965
Description: Dale Gross (1908-1980) in silhouette carrying two pails into a barn.
Book or Pamphlet

Wisconsin Circus Lore

Date: 1937
Description: Cover of "Wisconsin Circus Lore" written by the Federal Writer's Project in Wisconsin and bound by the Milwaukee Handicraft Project. The cover features a d...

Heider Tractor Advertising Brochure

Date: 1916
Description: Front cover of a brochure produced by the Rock Island Plow Company advertising Heider tractors. The brochure features a color illustration of a man using a...
Book or Pamphlet

Heider Tractors Advertisement

Date: 1916
Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for Heider tractors produced by Rock Island Implements. The advertisement features color illustrations of men using H...
Book or Pamphlet

Heider Tractor and Implement Brochure

Date: 1925
Description: Front cover of a brochure advertising Heider friction transmission tractors and tractor-drawn implements.
Magazine or Periodical

Tractor Tilling Cartoon

Date: 07 1917
Description: Cartoon entitled :"A Hint to The Sceptic" featuring a conversation between a farmer and a mule, intended to entice farmers into trying Smith Form-a-Tractor...

International Harvester Company Annual Report

Date: 1944
Description: Cover of International Harvester Company's annual report, featuring a photograph of Marines using International Harvester equipment during the invasion of ...
Book or Pamphlet

Kardell 4-in-1 Tractor

Date: 1918
Description: Pamphlet advertising the Kardell 4-in-1 tractor, featuring a photograph of the machinery as well as inset illustrations of the tractor in use on a farm.
Book or Pamphlet

Lauson 15-30 Tractor

Date: 1919
Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Lauson 15-30 special road-building tractor. The cover features a partial color illustration of two men using a La...

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