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Date: 1853 

Description: Case (opened to show front and back) for daguerreotype made to resemble a bound book. Mother-of-pearl decoration on front in the form of flowers, stems and...

Historical Object

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.

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,...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Passenger ticket and baggage check for Northwest Orient Airlines, illustrating their newly initiated around-the-globe routes to the Far East. This ticket w...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Autochrome Lumiere plate box cover that originally contained four plates (plaques).

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Description: The world is flat; we get around
this stretched credulity
by going straight as an arrow
and meeting ourselves in a space of time

Historical Object

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.

Historical Object

Case for George Fairfield

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Description: Case for George Fairfield sixth plate ferrotype/tintype.

Historical Object

Commercial Club of Boston Menu

Date: 1885-06-27 

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...

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.

Historical Object

Memorandum and Account Book

Date: 1845 

Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.

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Description: Height is might

The expansionists and the young
want up the elevation

An overview high, and especially away

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...

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...

Historical Object

Paris Exposition Fan

Date: 1878 

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...

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Description: Front cover and first page of cocktail menu from the Indian Room, Hotel Monona. The cover features a profile illustration of the head of an American Indian...

Historical Object

Twelve-Panel Vanderbilt List

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outside 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 categor...

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

Copper Bird Object

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.

Historical Object

Joy Camps Hiawatha Pageant

Date:  

Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs and a homemade, pageant program. Includes scenes from the Hiawatha Pageant that campers...

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