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Date: 1883 

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering (later known as William Deering and Company), manufacturer of agricultural machinery. Features at the top an 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: 1926 

Description: Holiday card with two parts. The main card is red paper with gold foliage printed on the outside. "Christmas Greetings" is printed on the bottom in black u...


Description: Holiday card with a uniformed nurse standing under mistletoe, while a soldier and a sailor are walking towards her, presumably to kiss her. Inside a red bo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front and back of advertising card. The front features a color illustration of a man and woman standing in a field of red flowers. The back of the card fea...

Date: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the luncheon menu for the Northern Pacific Yellowstone Park Line, with a photograph of a woman wearing a blouse and skirt, neckerchief, and cow...

Date: 1906-11-19 before

Description: One-page supper menu from Café Martin, with a watercolor illustration by Louis Renault of a man and a woman walking down the sidewalk arm-in-arm, a driver...

Date: 1948 

Description: Holiday card of a trainload of skiers with their skis on their way to the slopes.


Lulu Glaser

Date:  ca.

Description: Lulu Glaser (1874-1958), renowned Victorian/Edwardian comedic actress and singer.


Description: Memohead of the Northwestern Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, art lithographers, with a flying winged female figure in flowing robes, holding an artist'...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of Martha Dandridge Washington from an 1878 painting by E.F. Andrews.

Date: 1939-01-22 before

Description: Exterior and page from the interior of the menu for the farewell dinner aboard the R.M.S. Volendam, with party streamers and dinner guests in formal...


The Slide

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Date: 1844 

Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a woman and a sailor. She is wearing a gold dress suit, a fur cape and a hat. He is wearing a sailor's uniform. She is throwing a garland...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Leaflet urging citizens to consume fewer sweetened beverages. The drawing shows a man and a woman seated at a soda shop.

Date: 1966 

Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for the 1966 line of International Travelall family wagons featuring color photograph showing a woman measuring a st...

Date: 1913 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard of a lady holding a heart, being "held up" by two "western-themed" Cupids holding pistols. She is wearing a pink and floral print...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a man in his pajamas carryin...

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