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Description: The reverse side of a promotional cardboard and wood fan featuring an image of the Dionne quintuplets. This back side of the fan is printed with an adverti...
Description: Dairyland rat poison container, made for the Wisconsin Pharmacal Company in Milwaukee. It was a warfarin-based poison.
Description: This is a red United States (U.S.) militia cavalry uniform coat. It is mounted on a mannequin form.
Description: A girl doll dating back to 1890-1900. She is painted brown, and wearing a striped coat over a flowered dress.
Description: Gown made by Charles Frederick Worth of Paris for Frances Fairchild of Madison, Wisconsin, 1880.
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...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View from the heel of a pair of dark brown leather moccasins beaded in yellow, pink, green and white floral and plant designs. The moccasins were created a...
Date: date unknown
Description: A brass solar compass, invented by William Austin Burt and built by William J. Young. It was used to survey lands in Wisconsin and surrounding areas during...
Description: A banjo-ukulele with the words "Oh, I Wish I Were... An Oscar Meyer Wiener..." on the body of the instrument. It was used by Richard Trentlage in the first...
Description: Campaign button for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, with Roosevelt's image at the center and the phrase "Carry on with Roosevelt" around the outer edge.
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...
Description: Front side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the...
Description: Application to admit a child to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home, at Madison, Wisconsin, who had lost their father in the Civil War.
Description: Original woodcut created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. It has three sections and is connected using wood splines. An...
Description: Boy's black leather shoes with double straps. They were made in 1884-1885.
Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of NFL All Star offensive end Ron Kramer, #88.
Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.
Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.
Description: Back side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the t...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Art Deco-style place card with an aviation theme used for a women's luncheon at the Madison College Club.
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