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Date: 1908-07-03 before

Description: Foldout menu from the Hotel Müller, with two men using a pick and line to ascend a mountain on the flap, which opens to reveal the men as they attain the s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Hotel Noble menu, with spot illustrations: a chicken on a platter; a man reclines with his hat over his face, a snoozing chicken on his che...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card of a girl pulling a sled with two gifts on it. She is wearing a green coat and hat with white fur trim, and red mittens. A snowy hill and a tr...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cat, labeled "MISSOURI", tasting soup from a steaming kettle over a wood fire. The kettle is labeled "SECESSION SOUP". The cat is wearing a vest, apron a...

Date: 1957 

Description: Exterior of menu for the Banshee Luncheon at the 1957 American Newspaper Publishers Association (ANPA) convention. Features a bearded figure in a green Pil...

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Illinois state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The t...

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Lulu Glaser

Date:  ca.

Description: Lulu Glaser (1874-1958), renowned Victorian/Edwardian comedic actress and singer.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner. To the right reads: "Head Quarters 18th Reg. Wis. Vol, Camp Trowbridge, Milwaukee" On t...

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Allen and Ginters. Depicted is George Bubear, an English sculler.

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Isaac Lewis

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is Isaac Lewis, a jockey. Lewis rode in four consecutive Kentucky Derbies, 1886-1889, winn...

Date: 1957 

Description: Interior of the menu for the Banshee Luncheon of the 1957 American Newspaper Publishers Association (ANPA) convention. Features a bearded figure in a green...

Date: 1948-12-11 before

Description: Two cartoons (by Clifford K. Berryman?) for the winter dinner of the Gridiron Club, each entitled, "Gridiron Forecast 1948": one of Thomas Dewey holding a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the luncheon menu for the Northern Pacific Yellowstone Park Line, with a photograph of a woman wearing a blouse and skirt, neckerchief, and cow...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Holiday card of four children flying in an airplane with Christmas trees painted on the wings and bells on the tail. They are flying over a snow-covered la...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait engraving of Solomon Laurent Juneau (1793-1856), Wisconsin fur trader and politician.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two pirates, one armed with two pistols and the other with a rifle, are bringing a shackled soldier labeled "U.S." to Jefferson Davis. Davis is relaxing in...

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