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Date: 1917 

Description: Holiday card of three French orphan children, two boys and a girl, herding three geese. The youngest boy holds a switch. A meadow, trees and a house are vi...

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Placard for display with replicas of Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The replicas were produced by the International Harvester Company for the "reaper ce...

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...

Date: 1897-07 

Description: Promotional card depicting the prosperous farming in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: "Here is shown a mixed crop of peas and rye, the clover in the for...

Date: 1964 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts four men in a semi-circle looking at a personified wrench standing on a rais...

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Description: Letterhead of the Horlick's Food Company of Racine, Wisconsin, from the 1890s, showing the Horlick's factory, a dairy maid with a cow and a container of Ho...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam and General Winfield Scott discuss what to do with a Secession snake. Uncle Sam sits in a chair which is tipped back and his foot is resting on a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a boy dressed in a blue sailor suit and a girl dressed in a pink outfit and bonnet. They are sitting arm in arm. He is holding a he...

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Escape Map

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Description: A hand-drawn map of a house labeled in both English and Chinese. Notes include escape routes. Two girls were kept here.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...

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Description: Letterhead of Super Bowl, a bowling alley in Appleton, Wisconsin, with five captioned illustrations along the left-hand side of the page promoting the soci...

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:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln and family. The President is reading to his son Thomas (Tad) with Mary Todd seated at his side and son Robert standing behind t...

Date: 1975 

Description: Holiday card with the figure of a woman, in a blouse and skirt, holding a wreath over her head with her left hand. She is barefoot. The text on the lower r...

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Merry Xmas

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card with an Army soldier skiing down a hill. He is wearing a backpack and holding a piece of paper with the message "Merry Xmas" on it. Mountains...

Date: 1989 

Description: Photographic holiday card from Tommy Thompson and family, governor of Wisconsin, 1987-2001. The card is a color image of Mr. Thompson, his wife, daughters,...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a Cupid with red, curly hair, dressed in pink, holding two white birds. His wings are blue and his arrow quiver is shaped like a he...

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