• The Quincy Weekly Herald Extra

    A special edition newspaper entitled "The Quincy Weekly Herald---Extra" published on March 6, 1854 in Quincy, Illinois. This issue contains various articles and advertisements.

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  • Todd's Hotel advertisement

    Todd, A. H

    An advertisement for Todd's Hotel owned by A. H. Todd. This hotel "will be opened about the 1st of April" and suited as "a Business-men's Hotel, and at moderate charges. $2.50 per day," in Chicago, Il…

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  • Chapin's Cheap Book House trade card

    Chapin, H. D

    A trade card entitled "Chapin's Cheap Book House" advertising "the original old book house" by H. D. Chapin in Chicago, Illinois. This card is two-sided and printed on pink paper.

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  • Chevrolet Utility Coupe 1922

    Drawing for an advertisement In 1922 Chevrolet featured standard transmissions, an oil gauge on the dash, a supplementary hand control for the throttle, and triple-baked enamel on both body and fender…

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  • Newspaper notices to whalemen

    Newspaper advertisements Examples of public notices from the Newark Daily Advisor (New Jersey) alerting sailors to report to their ships, or of new ships hiring ‘whalemen’. Top: November 10, 1834 Midd…

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  • Prospectus of the Knoxiana

    White, J. B, Davis, J. S

    A "Prospectus of the Knoxiana" advertising "a student's monthly is about to be issued from Knox College, conducted solely by the undergraduates of the Institution." This document was created by the ed…

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  • Subscription list of the Chicago Democrat

    Wentworth, John

    A prospectus of the "Subscription List of the Chicago Democrat" soliciting additional subscribers to the newspaper in Chicago, Illinois. This document was created by John Wentworth circa 1856.

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  • Twenty-first year of the Quincy Herald

    William M. Avise and Company

    A prospectus of the "Twenty-First Year of the Quincy Herald" advertising prices for different types of subscriptions. This document was created by William M. Avise & Co. in Quincy, Illinois and is dat…

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  • Union Seminary flyer

    Blish, C. C

    A flyer announcing the opening of Union Seminary on "Monday, October 12 under charge of J. H. Blodgett, A.M." The flyer includes tuition costs and a brief description of the classroom facilities. This…

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  • Prospectus of the Shawneetown Intelligencer: A Continuation of 'The Western Voice'

    William H. McCracken and Company

    A "Prospectus of the Shawneetown Intelligencer: A Continuation of 'The Western Voice'" advertising the content of the new newspaper in Shawneetown, Illinois. This document was created by William H. Mc…

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  • New fall and winter goods advertisement

    J. H. Stipp and Company

    An advertisement from J. H. Stipp & Co. describing the "New Fall and Winter Goods" in Canton, Illinois. This document is dated October 15, 1864.

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  • Paper Boy Doll

    McLaughlin's Coffee

    This is a paper boy doll dressed in gray knee pants and a white blouse with a wide, frilly collar and a big red bow. He is carrying a toy whip behind him. Although it was popular starting with the 189…

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  • Flint and Wheeler Commission and Forwarding Merchants circular

    Flint and Wheeler

    A circular from Flint and Wheeler advertising their business, "Flint and Wheeler Commission & Forwarding Merchants" opened in Chicago, Illinois. The circular is dated April 21, 1851.

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  • Proposal to publish the Randolph County Journal as a weekly newspaper

    McKelvey, Hugh A

    An advertisement stating "The Undersigned Propose to Publish the Randolph County Journal, as a Weekly Newspaper in the village of Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois." The document was created by the ed…

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  • Franklin Four-Door Sedan 1922

    Drawing for an advertisement Franklin features advertised in 1922 included: a tubular front axle, for greater strength; an emergency brake that contracted on the driveshaft, to prevent extra wear on t…

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  • T. S. Seybold and Co. Attorneys at Law poster

    T. S. Seybold and Company

    A poster advertising the law business "Western Land and Mercantile Agency. T. S. Seybold & Co., Attorneys at Law and General Land and Mercantile Agents" in Ottawa, Illinois. This poster was created by…

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  • Prospectus of the Weekly Democratic Press, vol. 3

    Scripps and Bross

    A "Prospectus of the Weekly Democratic Press. Third Volume" advertising the new newspaper and encouraging additional subscribers. This document was created by Scripps & Bross in Chicago, Illinois, and…

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  • Vocal and instrumental concert by the choir of the Universalist Church

    An advertisement for the ""Vocal and Instrumental Concert on Monday Eve'g, Apr. 13th, by the Choir of the Universalist Church" including a brief outline of the program. The advertisement was printed b…

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  • Proposals for publishing a weekly newspaper entitled Rushville Journal and Military Tract Advertiser

    Davis, Greer W, Renfroe, Robert W

    A prospectus entitled "Proposals for Publishing, in the Town of Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, a Weekly Newspaper; to be entitled the Rushville Journal and Military Tract Advertiser" soliciting…

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  • Chicago, St. Paul and Fond du Lac Railroad advertisement

    An advertisement for the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad travel from Chicago, Illinois to St. Paul, Minnesota circa 1855.

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