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Date: 1860 after

Description: Cotton plant within a decorative frame. The caption below reads "The Cotton Plant — King of the South". Black ink on beige envelope, image appears on the l...

Date: 1899-01-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for the "Fest-Mahl zur Feier des Geburtstages" given to Wilhelm II in Frankfurt, with a brown leather medallion embossed with a hea...

Date: 1891-11-05 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The tree of liberty with a flag for each state including the Union states and the Confederate states. Each flag is labeled with the initials of each state....

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Description: Memohead of the Sauk County Bank of Baraboo, Wisconsin, established in 1857, with a three-quarter view of the bank building and people walking on the sidew...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A donkey (ass) labeled "SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY", with a Confederate flag tied to his tail, is pulling against the post to which it is tied. The post is label...

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Description: Numbered memohead of the First National Bank of Tigerton, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of a tiger's head with an open mouth and bared teeth, names...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cartoon of a woman customer speaking to a man (apparently an employee) wearing an apron, upon which is printed, "Co op".

Date: 1928 

Description: Cerificate awarded to Arthur P. Warner, the first Wisconsin man to fly, by the Early Birds, an organization formed to honor individuals who flew before 191...

Date: 1861-04-23 

Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".

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Description: Letterhead of the Marathon County Bank, of Wausau, Wisconsin, organized in 1875, with clouds and rays around the name of the bank. Features a three-quarter...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An American Eagle holding a banner that says "PLURIBUS UNUM" hovers over a globe of the Earth showing the United States. The bottom half of the globe is hi...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A holiday/gift card for "St. Nicholas" magazine. In a red rectangle with white stars is a black Scottie dog with a copy of "St. Nicholas" magazine in his m...

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Description: Letterhead of the Althouse, Wheeler & Company of Waupun, Wisconsin, manufacturer of vaneless wind mills, pumps, grinding mills, and water tanks, with illus...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label for Lithia Beer with the company logo at left.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Placard for display with replicas of Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The replicas were produced by the International Harvester Company for the "reaper ce...

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Description: Letterhead of the Banking House of Pierce Simmons & Company of Red Wing, Minnesota, with a view of the front of the bank building. People are walking or st...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Skull and Crossbones wearing a jester's cap with bells, J and D appear on the earflaps, probably referring to Jefferson Davis as a fool. On the crossbone...

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