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Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A girl and a boy are holding hands. A red heart is in the background. the text reads "Oh, Valentine I'm in a 'Stew', I'm Simp...

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...

Date: 1906-10-27 before

Description: Front cover of the program and menu for the twenty-fifth anniversary dinner for Chief of Police John T. Janssen at the Hotel Pfister. At the top is an eagl...

Date: 1862-08-20 

Description: Confederate wildcat money used during the Civil War.

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Description: Memohead of the Wisconsin Chair Company of Port Washington, Wisconsin, with its McLean patented swing rocking chair set against a circular background with...

Date: 1857 

Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.

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Description: Letterhead of the Post Office at Tigerton, Wisconsin, with a stock Chinoiserie image of a man standing and a woman holding a fan sitting in either a boat o...

Date: 1948-05-15 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with an illustration of "A Repast About 100 B.C.," with men and a woman gathe...

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Description: Letterhead of Aerial Blight Control, Inc., with a man using a hoe while a crop duster sprays the field. Farm buildings and clouds are seen in the distance....

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W.J.M. Barry

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Allen and Ginter. Depicted is W.J.M. Barry, Hammer Thrower.

Date: 1863-11-23 

Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.

Date: 1909-05-26 before

Description: Card menu from a banquet given by Hesperia, a college literary society at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with the word "Dinner" and a squirrel perche...

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:  date unknown

Description: Promotional decal for the state of Wisconsin with a drawing of a anthropomorphised badger leaning against a sign reading "The Badger State."

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Front and back of one-page menu from the Scandia Restaurant, with a whimsical cartoon map rendering by Hakon Mielche of the Scandinavian countries and the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with the image of a lion with a blue bow on his tail sitting on a pedestal. He has a crown with a heart on top, which fits int...

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Description: Holiday card from Jane M. Byrne, mayor of Chicago, 1979-1983. The card is a reproduction of a stained glass window with a string attached so it can be hung...

Date: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

Date: 1906-11-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu pages of the a la carte and table d'hote options for Thanksgiving dinner at the Schlitz Hotel, with a boy wearing only a chef's hat an...

Date: 1938 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure with testimonial letters from International Harvester customers. Features a drawing of a man looking over the shoulder of...

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