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Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a boy in a painter's uniform and gloves. He holds a brush dripping red paint in his right hand. He has just painted "I Love You!" o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Promotional stamp for Wisconsin tourism. Shows the outline of the state with an arrow crossing from northeast to southwest and bears the slogan "relax in W...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A youthful looking Zouave soldier has a knife in his right hand and the Union flag in his left. A battlefield with explosions is behind him. The verse bel...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A man, probably Jefferson Davis, rides a pig carrying a sign that reads, "2d EDITION!!! 40,000 Killed, Wounded, THIS ONE MISSING! VIA CINCINNATI!" Blue ink...

Date: 1912 

Description: Die cut holiday card in the shape of a bell with a string attached at top. It is an advertisement for the Bank of Madison to "Join the Christmas Club" so y...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The instructions for the "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These kits had "folders" (cards), paper lace and die cut paper ornaments. The purchaser then c...

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

Date: 1851 

Description: Map of a portion of Merton including the Bark River, a mill, Fort Hill, and Indian mounds.

Date: 1957-05-21 before

Description: Menu for a state dinner in honor of General Nathan F. Twining, Chief of Staff, United States Air Force, and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. The front cove...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Dressed in uniform with a Confederate hat, eyeglasses, and a belt with pistols and a sword, a gorilla stands with a rifle in his right hand and a knife is...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card with the Statue of Liberty in the foreground. Four United States warplanes fly overhead and buildings with an American flag appear in the back...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine created using a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. The "folder" (card) has a boy in military uniform holding a rifle. He is kissing a girl on th...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday card with the image of a bell. Inside is a scene of a lake with a cottage on the shore. There is a boat on the lake and a church on the opposite sh...

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Scott holds a large cone decorated with the stars and stripes. Scott is saying, "I'LL BLOCK YOUR GAME". He is about to snuff out Jefferson Davis, w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Menu of daily meat specials under the heading "Come And Get It!" from the Logging Camp Cook Shanty restaurant at Historyland. On the left is a black and wh...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...

Date: 1954 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts a farmer scratching his head over an incorrectly bound bale. A barn and a f...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A bull, labeled "NORTH", is chasing Jefferson Davis towards a fence and bushes. The bull is saying, "Come and take a Horn, Jeff" and Davis is saying, "You...

Date: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a sailor, wears a hat with the initials "JD" on it. He is holding up a wooden toy boat that flies the Confederate flag and a sk...

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