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Description: Wine list menu for The Black Steer, with a waiter holding a serving tray with a bottle and two glasses, and making an "okay" motion with his other hand; in...

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Description: Foldout menu from Fireside Pancake House, with a woman in a cap, long dress, and apron, stirring batter in a bowl, standing by a hearth with a pot suspende...

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

Date: 1958-01-16 before

Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...

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The Slide

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Date: 1900 

Description: "The Reader," an illustration of a woman reading while seated at a lace-covered sewing machine cabinet. The illustration was part of "The Universal Sewing...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Interior menu pages of the Ninth International Medical Congress, with a woman in a head wrap and skirt decorated with stars pouring liquid from a jug into...

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Description: Front cover, bar menu, and trifold overleaf illustration from the Fox and Hounds Restaurant. On the cover is an illustration of the restaurant's wooden pla...

Date: 1884-10-02 before

Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...

Date: 1948-05-15 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with an illustration of "A Repast About 100 B.C.," with men and a woman gathe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front covers of gate fold Hotel Noble menu, with two "hillbilly" figures: one stands barefoot and holds a rifle while a dog sleeps at his feet; the other i...

Date: 1956 

Description: "All To Myself" brochure for the NBC Matinee Theater with a woman sitting front of the television peeling potatoes with her shoes off. There is an outline...

Date: 1938 

Description: Drawing of a woman seated at a spinning wheel.

Date: 1948-05-13 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1830," with men, women, and a child gathered around a ta...

Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Hotel Noble menu, with spot illustrations: a chicken on a platter; a man reclines with his hat over his face, a snoozing chicken on his che...

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Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

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Weary Woman

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Label from a can of Happy Way brand dark, hop flavored malt syrup. Picture on the label shows a woman wearing an apron and holding a can of the malt syrup...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman is washing clothes in a washtub. The caption below reads "My only support—both boys gone to the war. I wonder if they would take me?" Red ink on be...

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