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Date: 1863-05-23 

Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...

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Description: Insect art work in which the artist placed cut-outs of people's faces on top of the insect heads.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A giant goblet being hovered over by a skeleton. Inside the goblet is a dead soldier with a Confederate flag in his hand. The caption below reads, "SECESSI...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier on a horse appears on left, a military camp is seen in the background. To the right in fancy type: "Head Quarters, 2D REGT. WIS. CAVAL...

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J'Aime Jack

Date: 1960 

Description: A french bumper sticker with John F. Kennedy's face inside a circle in the middle. On the left, white letters on a red background, "J'AIME" and on the righ...

Date: 1960 

Description: Holiday card with a running grandfather clock on the front, and the face of the clock with pictures of the family as the hours on the inside. Holly decorat...

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Description: Letterhead of the Post Office at Tigerton, Wisconsin, with a stock Chinoiserie image of a man standing and a woman holding a fan sitting in either a boat o...

Date: 1954 

Description: The front cover of a four page election mailer/newsletter for U.S. Senate candidate Gaylord Nelson. A quarter-length portrait covers most of the page. The...

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Vacuum Cap

Date:  date unknown

Description: Directions for using the vacuum cap, a device intended to stimulate hair growth. A drawing at the top shows a man with the cap on his head with the cap tur...

Date: 1929 

Description: Advertising folder for Deering 10-20 and 15-30 tractors, showing an Arab man in the foreground and tractors at work in the background. Printed for Algiers,...

Date: 1945-01-20 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features the shape of the state of Wisconsin outlined in blue and filled in with yell...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Holiday card of a man loading Christmas trees on a sled drawn by two horses. A dog runs in front of them. The sun is setting over a lake or pond with trees...

Date: 1954 

Description: A handout urging citizens to re-elect Republican candidate Michael Lombardi for Sheriff of Waukesha County. He was re-elected, and served the statutory lim...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...

Date: 1901-03-23 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with a three-quarter illustration of peop...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of an advertisement for farm land in northern Wisconsin. This card advertises the abundance of clover crop with an image...

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Allen and Ginters. Depicted is George Bubear, an English sculler.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Image of Louis Wigfall on the body of an Indian with tomahawk in hand. The captions reads, "WIGFALL on his promised descent on Washington." This is a barb...

Date: 1942 

Description: Holiday card with a 10ยข War Stamp Album glued inside. The front of the card shows Uncle Sam's large shoe kicking Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito into space....

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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