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Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Skeletonized leaves in oval frame.
Date: 1801 before
Description: A silver letter seal, which belonged to Charles Langlade.
Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.
Description: Stephen M. Babcock's membership card for the League of American Wheelmen, Geneva Bicycle Club of New York for the year 1885. The card is signed by Secretar...
Description: Menu for a dinner at the Parker House, given by the Commercial Club of Boston for the Commercial Clubs of Chicago, Cincinnati, and St. Louis. Imprinted on...
Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.
Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.
Date: 1882-03-19 ca.
Description: Certificate creating Post Number 25, Department of Wisconsin, of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Date: 1872-07-10 ca.
Description: A certificate admitting Colonel George E. Bryant to become a member of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Tin sign used to identify a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership or agency. Includes a portrait of Cyrus McCormick and illustrations of a "harve...
Date: 1811 ca.
Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...
Description: H.H. Bennett advertising envelope addressed to William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee. The envelope bears an engraved image of people standing on top of Stand Roc...
Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.
Date: 1819 date unknown
Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Seven yarn samples from St. Paul Knitting Works, dated between April 7, 1888 and February 21, 1889, affixed to a page in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample bo...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Apparatus for limnological research conducted at Trout Lake, Wisconsin and elsewhere.
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Colorful patterned wool fabric in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample book.
Date: 1864-12-15 ca.
Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. Document is signed by President Lin...
Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...
Date: 1845 after
Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...
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