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Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Post Office in Porters Mills, Wisconsin, with a man putting mail into post office boxes, a padlocked mail bag that serves as a signboard...

Date: 1944 

Description: Holiday card with a nautical theme. An open porthole is centered inside a border made of rope with knots in the corners. An anchor is tied to the rope end....

Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card with ribbons, flowers and fruit. On the ribbon are the words "A Merry Christmas!". Chromolithograph.

Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Interior of the menu for the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with the menu ("The Material Spread") and the program ("The Feast of Reason") in teal bo...

Date: 1951-03-24 before

Description: Menu mounted on gold-bordered board with the enameled metal coat of arms of Argentina affixed to the front cover and inscriptions from Juan ("A Mr Altmeyer...

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: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Old Judge Cigarettes. Depicted are Bill Krieg and Gus Klopf, two Minneapolis Millers baseball players.

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Description: Interior of the Paul's Cafe menu, with "Meals to order at all hours."

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Holiday card of a little boy and his dog looking amazed at the candlelit Christmas tree. Figured drapes are in the background. He is wearing a green sailor...

Date: 1927-02-12 

Description: Valentine's Day card of a girl in a pink polka dot dress with a white and yellow apron. She is bending forward and holds an actual stick of Black Jack Chew...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and first two menu pages of a multi-page Mandarin and American style menu, with a tipped-in illustration of the facade of the restaurant, with...

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Description: Dinner menu from the Crossroads, with meat, seafood, and "chef specialties," including "Hawaiian Delight, Double Breast of Chicken Hawaiian on a Bed of Wai...

Date: 1911 

Description: Valentine's Day card made of four pieces. The main piece is of a large shell boat pulled by two swans on a pond filled with water lilies. A cutout of a lar...

Date: 1882-02-03 before

Description: Cover and interior menu for "M. Le General Fairchild" in shadowed blackletter with the intertwined initials "M" and "P" and the head of a goat above. Gold-...

Date: 1958-01-16 before

Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Valentine card with a girl framed with a metallic gold harp decorated with ribbons, hearts and flowers. She is wearing a white dress and has flowers in her...

Date: 1856-01-17 

Description: Handbill announcing the Great Council Medal awarded to C.H. McCormick at London in 1851, "by the Exhibition of All Nations for the American Reaping Machine...

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a pink telephone on a large red heart. The text on the upper left reads "Nothing "Phoney" About This! Be My Valentine". T...

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