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Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison with a vignette of "The Burning of the Capitol by the British, 1814."

Date: 1860-02-22 

Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...

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...

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Winfield Scott is chopping down a tall tree with an ax. Eight frightened men cling to the upper limbs. Caption below reads, "The downfall of Secess...

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Description: Letterhead of the Madison Business Association, with the association seal featuring "Forward," the statue on top of the State Capitol dome.

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: 1913 

Description: Russian greeting card, with a cut-out front, of the IHC logo and evergreen branches with pine cones. Inside the tri-folded card is an image of "Prospy" fly...

Date: 1952 

Description: A two-sided, antisemitic card featuring "Ikie" Eisenhower on the left (with "IKIE" below) and a caricature of a Jewish man on the right (with "US" below)....

Date: 1858-01-01 

Description: Printed invitation to a New Year's Ball given at Weeden's Hotel in Neenah with music provided by Shattuck's Cotillion Band. The invitation is printed on e...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Receipt issued by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to Frederick Smith for a contribution of ten cents from the Sabbath School of the...

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Description: Letterhead of the Plymouth Fox & Fur Company of Plymouth, Wisconsin, breeders of silver black foxes, with a halftone image of a fox.

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The instructions for the "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These kits had "folders" (cards), paper lace and die cut paper ornaments. The purchaser then c...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The front of the portfolio envelope for views of Hillside Home School.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The cannon "UNION", supported on the gun carriage with the names of Cameron, Lincoln, Scott and Seward on it, is firing on the house "DISUNION" with a Conf...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser. The text below reads: "Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...

Date: 1937 

Description: Holiday card of three men and three woman dancing. They are dressed in European dancing costumes. Holly and bells hang overhead, and a small Christmas tree...

Date: 1570 

Description: Frontispiece for Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570, and considered the first modern atlas. Title is surrounded by four figures r...

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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...

Date: 1882-04-29 

Description: Printed invitation to the 2nd annual military ball of the Light Horse Squadron of Milwaukee. The invitation is printed in blue and gold and features illust...

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