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Date: 1920 

Description: Holiday card with an image of a lady wearing a yellow, floor length gown and black comb in her hair. She appears inside of a geometric shape. The backgroun...

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Description: Letterhead of the Red Cross Hygienic Company, distributor of disinfectants and insecticides, with the company's circular logo with a red cross in the cente...

Date: 1917-10-30 before

Description: Two-sided dinner card menu from the Blackstone Hotel for Meatless Tuesday ("Dishes containing beef, veal, mutton, lamb or pork will not be served to-day.")...

Date: 1950 

Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...

Date: 1944-11-29 before

Description: Back and front covers and inside menu listing, of a die-cut three-quarter view of a cloth-bound book with an inset title plate, and a guest list with a few...

Date: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

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Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Building in Jackson Park at the World's Columbian Exposition, with a three-quarter view of the building and people stroll...

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Description: Front and back covers of the Mortons Surf Club menu, with a black on blue grid of Chicago streets from Lake Michigan to Vincennes Avenue, and E. 45th to E....

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

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Description: Interior menu pages from Mortons Surf Club, with spot illustrations on colored rounds of representative items, such as the "Mortini" for the drinks section...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Holiday card from the Committee to Defend the Conspiracy. The front is a picture of seven defendants that were under indictment for criminal conspiracy dur...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Tan-colored back cover of Sterling Threshers catalog with green International Harvester trademark logo that reads "Look For This Trade Mark On The Genuine"...

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Description: Poster with long list of parade ground maneuvers for silent drill at the Armory on the corner of State and Adams Streets. Arranged for the use of the Ellsw...

Date: 1861-10-10 

Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...

Date: 1887-10-26 before

Description: Menu card for the wedding dinner of Jacob Black and Belle Mandelbaum at the Palmer House, with blind embossed type for "Menu," an embossed silver bell and...

Date: 1933-12-05 after

Description: Front and back covers of the Hotel Sherman wine list of cocktails, wines, champagnes, and liqueurs, with a woodcut of a man clutching multiple bottles of s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Ceiling Department of the Wheeling Corrugating Company, with a decorative panel with a pair of griffins facing one another on either side...

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Description: Front cover and selected drink pages from the Kona Kai Lounge, a Polynesian-themed bar and restaurant in the Marriott Hotel, with a carved figure used as a...

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Description: Holiday card from Jane M. Byrne, mayor of Chicago, 1979-1983. The card is a reproduction of a stained glass window with a string attached so it can be hung...

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