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Date: 1863-05-23 

Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...

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Description: Promotional stamp for Wisconsin tourism. Shows the outline of the state with an arrow crossing from northeast to southwest and bears the slogan "relax in W...

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Description: Insect art work in which the artist placed cut-outs of people's faces on top of the insect heads.

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Description: Peoples Bock Beer Label with the word Peoples in an arrow, a drawing of a goat, and stalks of wheat. The label also bears the phrases "Hits the spot...

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A giant goblet being hovered over by a skeleton. Inside the goblet is a dead soldier with a Confederate flag in his hand. The caption below reads, "SECESSI...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier on a horse appears on left, a military camp is seen in the background. To the right in fancy type: "Head Quarters, 2D REGT. WIS. CAVAL...

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Description: Brewmasters Amber beer label with a drawing of a mug of beer.

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Description: Ticket for a raffle in which a steel engraving with a gold leaf frame was the prize.

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Vacuum Cap

Date:  date unknown

Description: Directions for using the vacuum cap, a device intended to stimulate hair growth. A drawing at the top shows a man with the cap on his head with the cap tur...

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Description: Memohead of the Milwaukee Dry Dock Company, which operated two docks, with a view of a dock with ships, planks of wood, buildings, and the slogan, "Electri...

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Description: A flyer titled "Who's Un-American Now?" regarding the blacklisting of the Hollywood Ten.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...

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Description: Billhead of Burnham & Post of Milwaukee, a livery and boarding stable, with a side view of a horse outfitted with a saddle and bridle.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Image of Louis Wigfall on the body of an Indian with tomahawk in hand. The captions reads, "WIGFALL on his promised descent on Washington." This is a barb...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A mother, Lady Liberty, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertising for Dr. Birney's Catarrhal Powder, showing a drawing of a woman administering a treatment to herself by blowing the powder up her own nose thro...

Date: 1942 

Description: Holiday card with a 10ยข War Stamp Album glued inside. The front of the card shows Uncle Sam's large shoe kicking Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito into space....

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Description: Letterhead of the Cudahy Brothers Company, a meat packer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a color image of a package of meat hanging from a hook on a wall,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier sits on his horse, with a military camp and flag in the background. The faint image of Abraham Lincoln is from the opposite envelope in t...

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