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Date: 1907 ca.

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

Date: 1940 

Description: This image is only available as an 8x10 print and is not available as a digital file. Flyer containing paint chips for repainting International Harvest...

Date: 1944 

Description: Holiday card made out of wallpaper. Ivy and berries frame the message which reads: "With a paper shortage at Christmastime, Sort of makes one cross and sur...

Historical Object

Houdini Award

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: The Houdini Award, an album, presented to Madison magician Ben Bergor by the Houdini Club of Wisconsin. Because Bergor won the award three years in success...

Date: 1885-07-23 

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

Historical Object

MacArthur for President Tag

Date: 1948 ca.

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

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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Description: For any master line drawn fine enough or spoken well
let us call all professionals to wear the laurel
and deck the Halls of Fame

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

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...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Colorful patterned wool fabric in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample book.

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.

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Historical Object

Grand Army of the Republic

Date: 1882-03-19 ca.

Description: Certificate creating Post Number 25, Department of Wisconsin, of the Grand Army of the Republic.

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

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

Historical Object

Home Sweet Home Sampler

Date: 1877 

Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.

Historical Object

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: 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...

Date: 1902-09-20 ca.

Description: Certification appointing George W. Webb to Assistant Inspector of the Grand Army of the Republic, Madison, Wisconsin Post.

Historical Object

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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