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Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A circus traveling on the road has three cages, the first and second are flying the Confederate flag. A stone at the side of the road says "TO BOSTON". "T...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

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Description: Letterhead of Antone De Pas & Son, Badger tire and tube dealer in Bay Settlement, Wisconsin, with a three-color illustration of a couple standing by an aut...

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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: 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...

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover illustration of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows children and adults, some of them circus performers, inside a large tent...

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Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln and family. The President is reading to his son Thomas (Tad) with Mary Todd seated at his side and son Robert standing behind t...

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Description: One-page menu from the Fountain Spring House, with a view of lush foliage and visitors strolling in the park adjacent to the hotel framed against a scene o...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with four die cut pieces held together with two cords. The top piece is a girl wearing a lavender dress and ballet slippers. She is ho...

Date: 1929-09-24 before

Description: Menu in the form of a greeting card with the event date embossed on the front cover, beneath an oval photograph of a man and a woman lying prone in a grass...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with two carolers, one violin player and a woman carrying a boar's head on a platter. In the background is a decorative gold fence over black....

Date: 1911 

Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is a large blue and white butterfly, and in the lower right is glued a banner with the text "Cupid...

Date: 1893 

Description: Holiday card with six brownies depicting six different nationalities. One brownie plays a trumpet and another plays an upright bass fiddle. The remaining b...

Date: 1973 

Description: Cover of a brochure for International Harvester toys. Features a color illustration of a boy riding an International pedal tractor pulling a wagon filled...

Date: 1910 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard featuring a girl and a boy. The girl, wearing a pink dress, stockings and shoes, with a red, white and blue sash and hair ribbon,...

Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

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Description: Letterhead of Christian Schroeder & Sons, a real estate, loan, and insurance agent in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of a residence, two m...

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Description: Front cover and menu pages from Botticelli's Restaurant, with an image of the Three Graces based on a detail from the Sandro Botticelli painting, Primav...

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