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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: 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: 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...

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: 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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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: 1946-10 ca.

Description: Campaign brochure of Howard J. McMurray, former congressman and political scientist, issued for his unsuccessful campaign against Joseph R. McCarthy in the...

Date: 1857 

Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.

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Sons of Erin

Date: 1860 before

Description: Portrait of Michael Corcoran. Caption below reads, "SONS OF ERIN!-Let the watchword be CORCORAN! RESCUED IF LIVING, AVENGED IF DEAD!" Black ink on beige en...

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Description: Letterhead of Dudley Station, a hunting and trout fishing resort in Dudley, Wisconsin. On the left is an illustration of a fisherman holding a fishing pole...

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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Business card of Edward Rohloff, a traveling salesman for Willson's Monarch Laboratory, a manufacturer of patent medications in the early part of the 1900s...

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Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

Date: 1925 

Description: Holiday card with a castle, trees, pine trees with snow and three male figures in medieval style costumes playing musical instruments. Black, red and green...

Date: 1908-09-18 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a framed illustration of a white-bearded man in profile holding a pipe and turning away to look at a sai...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Political cartoon of the Irish, including verse, which comments on the change in labor needs due to steam power and likens the Irish to apes.

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Description: Letterhead of Northwestern Lumber Company of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, manufacturer of "Lath Shingles & Pickets", with two men in the woods, one poised with a...

Date: 1949 

Description: Holiday card of the Sister Bay, Wisconsin, lakeshore. Three figures appear on the shore. Two boathouses, a covered boat, a pier, and two upright boats appe...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A bellows with a human face on it trails a ribbon that says, "ALL THE HONORS". A cloud of air and smoke blows out of the tip of the bellows. The caption be...

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