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Let Me Alone

Date: 1860 after

Description: A charging elephant tosses Jefferson Davis and a dog into the air. Davis holds a tattered Confederate flag. The elephant is labeled UNCLE SAM, and the dog...

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To You

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with a stylish woman taking a letter from her Scottie dog's mouth. She is wearing a red dress with a white bow and cuffs, and black high heels...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A relaxed man sits in a chair reading a paper with his slippers on. He has food and drink on a nearby table. Below the captions reads "One of the C.S.A. ge...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Political cartoon of General Douglas MacArthur and Trygve Lie entitled "Please, here's the towel" and captioned "The UN voting machine ratifying the Americ...

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Description: Letterhead of Anton Kieren, of Boscobel, Wisconsin, "Merchant Tailor, and Dealer in Clothing, Hats, Caps, Shirts, Trunks, Valises, Traveling Bags, &c.", wi...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a soda fountain with two girls seated on stools in front of the counter and a soda jerk behind. Two puppies are on the floor near t...

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

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Here I Come!

Date: 1941 

Description: Holiday card of a puppy wearing a sweater and scarf, rolling down a snow-covered hill inside of a giant snowball. In the background is the text of part of...

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Description: Letterhead of the F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Company of Milwaukee, manufacturers of and dealers in footwear, with an elevated, three-quarter view of the Mayer co...

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Cheers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card with an African American woman dancing with Santa Claus. She is wearing a green mini-dress with a belt, and red go-go boots. A phonograph and...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...

Date: 1903-12-12 before

Description: One-page menu for a dinner at O'Neill House. Includes an oval black and white quarter-length portrait of Wisconsin governor Robert M. La Follette Sr., with...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Scene of 16 figures. A slave owner raises his whip as black families race towards Fort Monroe, some remain behind picking cotton. The slave owner is saying...

Date: 1849 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card from Chappell's Ad Dept. The card has seven consecutive panels accordion folded. The front panel shows a bell hanging by a ribbon surrounded b...

Date: 1899-01-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for the "Fest-Mahl zur Feier des Geburtstages" given to Wilhelm II in Frankfurt, with a brown leather medallion embossed with a hea...

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Edwin Bibby

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Allen and Ginter. Depicted is Edwin Bibby, a wrestler.

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page menu from the Fountain Spring House, with a view of lush foliage and visitors strolling in the park adjacent to the hotel framed against a scene o...

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Greetings

Date: 1941 

Description: Holiday card with man sitting in an easy chair in front of a fireplace. He is smoking a pipe and reading a book. There is a model sailing ship on the mantl...

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