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MacArthur for President Tag

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Small button tag on a string promoting "Republican, General Douglas MacArthur for President."

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McCormick Agency Sign

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...

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McCarthy Match Book Cover

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Match book cover distributed by the Superior Match Company of Chicago. The front cover says, "I like McCarthy and his Methods. I am with Joe McCarthy in...

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Dairyland Rat Poison

Date:  

Description: Dairyland rat poison container, made for the Wisconsin Pharmacal Company in Milwaukee. It was a warfarin-based poison.

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Air Mail Begins

Date: 1927-11-22 

Description: Souvenir envelope mailed by John A. Lester on the flight that inaugurated air mail service between Madison and Minneapolis in 1927. Madison's first incomin...

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Description: Button bearing a Christmas tree logo and the slogan "No more shopping days 'til peace."

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Sherman, Campaign at Atlanta

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pen and ink memento of General William T. Sherman's Civil War campaign at Atlanta, Georgia, with pieces of a Union Flag attached.

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Ron Kramer Bottle Cap

Date: 1964 

Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of NFL All Star offensive end Ron Kramer, #88.

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...

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Willie Davis Bottle Cap

Date: 1964 

Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of NFL All Star defensive end, #87, Willie Davis.

Date: 1901-11-14 ca.

Description: Certificate appointing Y.W. Webb to Aide-de-Camp of the Grand Army of the Republic on November 14, 1901.

Historical Object

Apollo 13 Patch

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: Mission patch design for Apollo 13. This patch was worn by Commander James A. Lovell, Jr., formerly of Milwaukee; John L. Swigert, Jr.; and Fred W Haise,...

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Booster Tags

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two two-sided booster tags, one featuring "Brown County Packer Booster" and the other (which is featured on the reverse of the Packer tag, and vice versa)...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Badge for the International Beekeeping Conference, including The American Honey Producers League, The American Honey Institute, Southern Beekeeping States...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A one-sided badge with the words "I'm From Green Bay Wis." printed on it.

Date: 1885-07-23 

Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.

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50 Years — Green Bay Packers

Date: 1971 

Description: Pin celebrating 50 years of Green Bay Packers football. There is a picture of a Packer helmet on the pin.

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.

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Fromm Label

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Description: Label from a Fromm Golden Glory Fox fur. The company's insignia is a stylized fox head.

Historical Object

Jim Taylor Bottle Cap

Date: 1964 

Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of Packers full back, #37 Jim Taylor.

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