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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....

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Description: The Blue Headed Tanager is a New World songbird from the family Thraupidae, known for its brightly-colored plumage.

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Description: Breakfast menu from the Rigadoon Room in the Edgewater Hotel, with a large and a small profile line illustration drawing of a crowing rooster, and the seal...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card showing Santa Claus riding a kangaroo. The kangaroo has a saddle and bridle. Santa is wearing his traditional red suit and hat with white fur...

Date: 1940 

Description: Valentine's Day "secret pal" card with a peach on the front, and a cake and plum on the inside (all shown). The peach has long eyelashes, red lipstick and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and Milk Bar flap from the menu at the Hotel Superior Badger Room, with the name of the hotel set against a circular backdrop and a three-quart...

Date: 1908-05-29 before

Description: Front cover, first page, and menu page of the annual dinner of the Wisconsin Society, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), with an American flag whose po...

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Description: Front cover and back insert page from Eugene's restaurant in the Juneau Hotel, with an orange lobster holding a blue card in its tail with images of a stee...

Date: 1889 after

Description: Menu from the Dining Car "Minneapolis" on the Chicago & North Western Railway, with an illustration of a child in shorts, a loose top, and a bonnet standin...

Date: 1888-07-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.

Date: 1913 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard of a lady holding a heart, being "held up" by two "western-themed" Cupids holding pistols. She is wearing a pink and floral print...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card featuring a boy riding a bucking donkey. His cap is flying off of his head. A heart lays on the ground with the text "Valentine Greeti...

Date: 1935-11-28 before

Description: Thanksgiving dinner menu from the Civilian Conservation Corps, 641st Company, at Camp Nine Mile, with a profile view of a turkey.

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: 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...

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Description: Menu sampler interior from L'Etoile Restaurant, with summer, autumn, and winter menus, and accompanying border illustrations of leaves, plants, and fruit.

Date: 1962 

Description: Holiday card with Santa Claus holding a candy cane, surrounded by many symbols of the season: angels, stars, candles, birds, stockings, ornaments, gifts, b...

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Description: Luncheon menu from the Rigadoon Room in the Edgewater Hotel, with an illustration of twin gargoyle figures that stood on either side of a curtained doorway...

Date: 1960-01-27 before

Description: Centerfold of menu for a dinner given by the District of Columbia State Committee, with a removable duotone portrait of President Eisenhower from a paintin...

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...

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