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Date: 1908-09-18 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a framed illustration of a white-bearded man in profile holding a pipe and turning away to look at a sai...

Date: 1965 

Description: Holiday card with a drawing of a vacation home on the front, and a picture of the family in front of their Volkswagen bus on the inside. The family has a C...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Caricature of General Nathaniel Lyon that, when viewed horizontally, looks like a lion. Text above reads, "Gen. Lyon, of Missouri." Caption to the right re...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is W. J. Fitzpatrick, a jockey and 1888 winner of "The Sequence Stakes".

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a Japanese man and woman kissing. They are both wearing kimonos with obi (sashes) and are barefoot. The verse below reads "O, mai...

Date: 1961-12-01 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing from a party given on the occasion of Rex Stout's 75th birthday, with a drawing of Stout's head by Austin Briggs, who illustra...

Date: 1888 

Description: Letterhead of August Kroll of Leopolis, Wisconsin, dealer in hardware, stoves, and tinware, with an image of the interior of a store and customers being he...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An engraving of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Philip Livingston, and Roger Sherman, drafters of the Declaration of Independence gathered...

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: 1929 ca.

Description: Label from a can of Happy Way brand dark, hop flavored malt syrup. Picture on the label shows a woman wearing an apron and holding a can of the malt syrup...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Holiday card that looks like a box with the letters "A" and "Z" on the sides. "Merry Christmas" appears on the top. When you flip up the top of the box, Sa...

Date: 1908-09-20 before

Description: Farewell dinner menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a man, a woman, and a child in Dutch clothing on a boat, facing away to look at an approaching sh...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Handbill for the Eagle Mower and Reaper distributed by A.G. Mott, general agent for Maryland. Includes the text "the best grass and grain harvester in use....

Date: 1975 

Description: Holiday card with the figure of a woman, in a blouse and skirt, holding a wreath over her head with her left hand. She is barefoot. The text on the lower r...

Date: 1958 

Description: Photographic holiday card from Congressman and Mrs. Henry Reuss and family. Front of the card reads: "Christmas Greetings from The Reuss Family: Mike, Marg...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Political cartoon of the Irish, including verse, which comments on the change in labor needs due to steam power and likens the Irish to apes.

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: 1945-01-20 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features the shape of the state of Wisconsin outlined in blue and filled in with yell...

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...

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