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Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a man, smoking a pipe and washing a sink full of dirty dishes. He is wearing a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up and a black...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A small pamphlet printed by the American Cranberry Exchange advertising new ways to eat cranberries. The list of recipes includes mock cherry pie, cranberr...

Date:  

Description: One-page wine list from the Green Bay Turn Verein, a German gymnastic society, with a background image of a mustachioed male figure holding a flag with an...

Date: ????-03-11 date unknown

Description: Dinner menu from A Bit of Sweden restaurant. Front cover has an illustration of a man pouring coffee from a large pot for a woman holding a cup; both are w...

Date: ????-11-27 

Description: Meatless Day advertising menu with a bowl of cereal and packages of Kellogg's Krumbles and Toasted Corn Flakes, and a list of specials served from 11 a.m....

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cat, labeled "MISSOURI", tasting soup from a steaming kettle over a wood fire. The kettle is labeled "SECESSION SOUP". The cat is wearing a vest, apron 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...

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...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Leaflet with sample menu and an illustration of a tall cold drink, behind which other dishes hold steaming hot food. The interior of the leaflet has an ill...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woodblock print of an urban street scene with a clothesline strung between buildings, and a church and a hamburger joint.

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Date: 1880 ca.

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

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Description: Letterhead of W.A. Maurer, importer and jobber of china painting supplies, including "white china for decorating, artists materials, colors, etc." On the l...

Date: 1914 

Description: Advertising catalog for International Harvester cultivators. Features an illustration of a woman feeding birds.

Date: 1929 

Description: Printed color handbill that advertised the special events of the Wisconsin State Fair. The illustration shows a woman bearing a platter of produce.

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Description: Memohead of the Wilbur Seed Meal Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of horse, cattle, poultry, and egg food, hoof packing, and various animal re...

Date: 1909-05-19 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing for a luncheon for President William Taft, with a wreath superimposed over two crossed flags: a 24-star Union flag and a Confe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page menu from the restaurant at the Park Hotel with header text running from the left-hand side of the page, across the top, and down the right-hand s...

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: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with two carolers, one violin player and a woman carrying a boar's head on a platter. In the background is a decorative gold fence over black....

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Description: Front cover and middle menu pages from Robbie's Yodel Club in the New Glarus Hotel, with a sign featuring the restaurant logo's three figures: one holding...

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