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Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison with a vignette of "The Burning of the Capitol by the British, 1814."

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Description: Letterhead of the Post Office in Porters Mills, Wisconsin, with a man putting mail into post office boxes, a padlocked mail bag that serves as a signboard...

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Description: Letterhead of the Badger State Tobacco Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the building, men working on boats moored near the water...

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Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a cat wearing a blue dress sitting on a cushion with red hearts on it. She has her chin in her hand and is looking though...

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: 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: 1927-02-11 

Description: Valentine's Day card in the shape of a heart with a red background and a white heart border design around the edges. In the center is a drawing of a man ho...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, with a three-quarter view of a man driving an electric cable car marked "State St." under a...

Date: 1655 

Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.

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...

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Description: Letterhead of the West Side Fuel Company of Port Washington, Wisconsin, with cartoon-style drawings, printed in black ink, of workers mining coal with a pi...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of the "family" of Virginia. Above depicts a happy, prosperous "family" at the Declaration of Independence in 1776. A banner with the stars and...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday card of a hunter carrying three dead geese and two dead rabbits. He is wearing yellow leggings and a thigh length, short sleeved green jacket with...

Date: 1898-05-24 before

Description: Front and back covers, printed in color, of the bill of fare served at the Grand Hotel on the birthday of Queen Victoria, with a tinted three-quarter view...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Willow Works, a manufacturer of children's carriages, willow ware, and toys, with a three-quarter view of the company building,...

Date: 1853 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Includes an illustration of the ma...

Date: 1948 

Description: Holiday card of a trainload of skiers with their skis on their way to the slopes.

Date: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

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Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a boy sporting a moustache playing a banjo. He is wearing a blue jacket, red bow tie and a yellow hat with a blue ribbon....

Date: 1900 

Description: Valentine's Day card that has foldout panels on both sides. The bottom layer is a heart-shaped card with a floral and metallic gold border, die cut and emb...

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