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Description: Wrapping paper used by the Imperial Hotel. The hotel was designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

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To You

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with a stylish woman taking a letter from her Scottie dog's mouth. She is wearing a red dress with a white bow and cuffs, and black high heels...

Date: 1913-02-17 before

Description: Cyanotype menu for a Railroad Commission Dinner Dance, with a train steaming down the tracks, the seal of the state of Wisconsin, and two presentations of...

Date: 1909-02-09 

Description: Menu handwritten by Old Settlers' Club of Madison president Napoleon B. Van Slyke for a banquet planned for February 26, which was postponed due to Van Sly...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a soda fountain with two girls seated on stools in front of the counter and a soda jerk behind. Two puppies are on the floor near t...

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

Date: 1846-09-21 before

Description: Bill of fare for the United States Hotel, with decorative border ornaments running along the sides, top, and bottom of the menu, and general printed catego...

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Here I Come!

Date: 1941 

Description: Holiday card of a puppy wearing a sweater and scarf, rolling down a snow-covered hill inside of a giant snowball. In the background is the text of part of...

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Cheers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card with an African American woman dancing with Santa Claus. She is wearing a green mini-dress with a belt, and red go-go boots. A phonograph and...

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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: 1896 

Description: Front cover and interior of banquet menu for Mexican President Porfirio Diaz, to celebrate the construction of a drainage canal between Lake Texcoco and La...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...

Date: 1926-09-05 before

Description: Dinner menu for the Hotel Witter, with menu listing, flap, front, and back of self-folding mailer, and tipped-in photographic views of the dining room and...

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Description: Valentine's Day card with Cupid holding a golden ribbon bow in the shape of a heart. He is surrounded by Forget Me Not flowers, and at the bottom of the ri...

Date: 1903-12-12 before

Description: One-page menu for a dinner at O'Neill House. Includes an oval black and white quarter-length portrait of Wisconsin governor Robert M. La Follette Sr., with...

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L.F. Jevne

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Old Judge Cigarettes. Depicted is L.F. Jevne, a baseball player from Minneapolis.

Date: 1917-09-25 before

Description: Two-sided Meatless Tuesday card menu from The Gargoyle, with the crest of the restaurant featuring a profile half-length view of a winged gargoyle in an or...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card from Chappell's Ad Dept. The card has seven consecutive panels accordion folded. The front panel shows a bell hanging by a ribbon surrounded b...

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...

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Greetings

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Holiday card of a Native American woman holding a patterned bowl of holly and berries. A blanket is draped over her shoulders, and a red and green headband...

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