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Date: 1973-09 after

Description: Part of a poster series celebrating President Salvador Allende after his death. Allende was elected president of Chile in 1970, and promoted the nationaliz...

Date: 1918 

Description: United States government bonds poster in the Fourth Liberty Loan "B" series. "Buy Liberty Bonds. Fourth Liberty Loan." Depicts enemy aircraft bombing New Y...

Date: 1970-12-11 before

Description: Caption on back reads, "Given by 1st National Bank to student customers, 11-XII-70 [12/11/70]. This is the design of their new 'Madisonian' checks." Depi...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: World War I poster urging newly arrived immigrants to conserve food to aid the allied cause. The image shows people in ethnic costume being ushered into th...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

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Description: Graphic depiction of the MG&E plant showing stacks releasing smoke into the air. Text reads "FIGHT! the MADISON GAS & ELECTRIC rate increase".

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the Virginia Historical Pageant, held in Richmond, VA, May 22-28, 1922. Featuring the Henry Day Lowry Metropolit...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustration of a crowd gathered around a Deering grain binder and mower at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

Date: 1929 

Description: Advertising poster for International trucks showing color illustration of a bus or passenger truck in an African village setting. Printed for distribution...

Date: 1971-02-21 ca.

Description: Poster advertising a performance by Fleetwood Mac at Dewey's. Features an outdoor photograph of the band.

Date: 1971-04-03 ca.

Description: Poster advertising a party on Mifflin Street. Features an image of a smiling face and a quotation from Jon Donne which reads, "For God's sake hold thy tong...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A poster with a list of names of Civil War soldiers arranged by military unit.

Date: 1947 

Description: Advertising poster linking the new International Harvester logo with the company's truck, agricultural equipment, construction equipment, and household ref...

Date: 1901 

Description: Lithographed poster depicting an elevated view of the Warder, Bushnell, and Glessner factory and surrounding area. Text in the upper left corner reads, "Ch...

Date: 1932 

Description: An original lithograph promoting Fifth Avenue in New York as "The World's Greatest Shopping Street," and to get there by way of the train. The poster depic...

Date: 1930 

Description: Advertising poster for the International Six-Speed Special truck (Model AW-2). Includes color illustrations of the truck on delivering goods to a storefron...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: United States Department of the Treasury Liberty bonds poster. Depicts a giant German soldier, with blood on his hands and rifle bayonet, leaning over the...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting both New York City as "the wonder city of the world," and train travel. Featuring the artist Adolph Treidler, the poster d...

Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1924 

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the "The Way to London's Country by Motor Bus" using the Underground Electric Railway Company's motor bus servic...

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