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Date: 1855 

Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...

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Let Me Alone

Date: 1860 after

Description: A charging elephant tosses Jefferson Davis and a dog into the air. Davis holds a tattered Confederate flag. The elephant is labeled UNCLE SAM, and the dog...

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To You

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with a stylish woman taking a letter from her Scottie dog's mouth. She is wearing a red dress with a white bow and cuffs, and black high heels...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A relaxed man sits in a chair reading a paper with his slippers on. He has food and drink on a nearby table. Below the captions reads "One of the C.S.A. ge...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Political cartoon of General Douglas MacArthur and Trygve Lie entitled "Please, here's the towel" and captioned "The UN voting machine ratifying the Americ...

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Description: Letterhead of Anton Kieren, of Boscobel, Wisconsin, "Merchant Tailor, and Dealer in Clothing, Hats, Caps, Shirts, Trunks, Valises, Traveling Bags, &c.", wi...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a soda fountain with two girls seated on stools in front of the counter and a soda jerk behind. Two puppies are on the floor near t...

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Description: Letterhead of the A.J. Schneider Music Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin, dealers in "pianos, victrolas, records, etc.," with a lineup of well-known opera sing...

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts a man riding a tractor (with a "no riders" sign) with one hand on the tracto...

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Cheers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card with an African American woman dancing with Santa Claus. She is wearing a green mini-dress with a belt, and red go-go boots. A phonograph and...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...

Date: 1903-12-12 before

Description: One-page menu for a dinner at O'Neill House. Includes an oval black and white quarter-length portrait of Wisconsin governor Robert M. La Follette Sr., with...

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L.F. Jevne

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Old Judge Cigarettes. Depicted is L.F. Jevne, a baseball player from Minneapolis.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Scene of 16 figures. A slave owner raises his whip as black families race towards Fort Monroe, some remain behind picking cotton. The slave owner is saying...

Date: 1849 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card from Chappell's Ad Dept. The card has seven consecutive panels accordion folded. The front panel shows a bell hanging by a ribbon surrounded b...

Date: 1944 

Description: Small window card featuring a drawing of General Douglas MacArthur and the phrase, "Republicans draft General MacArthur for President."

Date: 1899-01-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for the "Fest-Mahl zur Feier des Geburtstages" given to Wilhelm II in Frankfurt, with a brown leather medallion embossed with a hea...

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