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Twelve-Panel Vanderbilt List

Date:  date unknown

Description: Inside of twelve-panel folding "scroll." A master list of 24-8.5 x 11 sheets of handwritten or typed paper, detailing physical or thematic ways to categori...

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Christmas Album Page

Date: 1899 

Description: An album page titled Christmas 1899 is decorated with watercolor painted figures. These include a sprig of mistletoe with two berries and the Fargo...

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Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons, cards, and patches for Herbert Hoover, Dwight D. "Ike" Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Hubert Hump...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Badge for the Wisconsin Beekeepers Association 58th Annual Convention at the Hotel Retlaw in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. October 29, 30, 1936. Courtesy of Ruep...

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Description: Two bumper stickers. The top bumper sticker, which has white type on a blue background, reads: "Citizens For Reagan in '80." The bottom bumper sticker, whi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two buttons. The one on the left has a head and shoulders portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower on a red, white and blue shield on a white background. The text...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: The poster includes a head and shoulders portrait of Goldwater, and reads, in part: "Goldwater Victory Rally, Rally Chairman Richard M. Nixon," "Madison Sq...

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Description: A bumper sticker with blue text on a white background, and white text on a blue background that reads: "Friends Don't Let Friends Vote Republican."

Date: 1984 ca.

Description: A pass with an attached string promoting a "Special Greeting Area" at the Capitol for Mondale and Ferraro on Friday, October 12 at noon.

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Description: Two presidential compaign items. At the top is a flyer with two check boxes and text which reads: "NADER=BUSH, GORE." Below this, a paper "fake event ticke...

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: International Harvester Scout cabs and bodies color chart. Contains paint chips for the main exterior body color and matches this with the interior color s...

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Description: Framed assortment of campaign buttons for the presidential elections of Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and William Taft (1912), Woodrow Wilson and Cha...

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Description: Interior view of group near the Main Lodge fireplace, with Barbara Ellen Joy seated in a camp chair reading to a group of young campers. Numerous decorativ...

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Description: Five assorted rectangular presidential political campaign buttons for Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, and Al Gore. One button is white with a blue stripe th...

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Description: One membership pin and card for the McGovern Million-Member Club.

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: Blue and white plastic bag, promoting George McGovern for president, printed with the words: "President McGovern, '72."

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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.

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Singer Advertising Card Box

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Cover of a box produced by The Singer Manufacturing Company, which holds "Costumes of All Nations" souvenir cards, created for the 1893 World's Columbian E...

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Description: Lenticular tie pin. One view has a head and shoulders portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the other view reads: "I Like Ike."

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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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