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Date: 1860 after

Description: A crop of hemp on the left feeds through a spinning wheel with the words "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle...

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Description: Buffet luncheon and drinks menu for the CMSP&P railway, with a waiter ready to serve a table of three men sitting at a table in the lounge car with drinks...

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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: 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: 1954 after

Description: Back and front of a small folded card menu, with an etching of a quarter view of the exterior of Republican House surrounded by leafy trees on the front co...

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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...

Date: 1938 

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page menu for Chalet on the Lake, with a colored pen-and-ink still life of a vase of flowers and greenery on a table set with bottles of wine, wine gla...

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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...

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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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Description: Letterhead of the Murphy Products Company, with a three-quarter view of the company building and trucks, automobiles, and a train nearby, flanked on either...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Meatless Day breakfast advertising menu, with a bowl of cereal and a spoon at the top and packages of Krumbles and Toasted Corn Flakes, Kellogg's pre-packa...

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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...

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Greetings

Date: 1941 

Description: Holiday card with man sitting in an easy chair in front of a fireplace. He is smoking a pipe and reading a book. There is a model sailing ship on the mantl...

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Description: Two-sided one-page menu for Joseph's French Café, with a line drawing of a couple seated at a dinner table after an illustration by Henri de Toulouse-Lautr...

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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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: 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: 1926-09-05 before

Description: Dinner menu for the Hotel Witter, with menu listing, flap, front, and back of self-folding mailer, and tipped-in photographic views of the dining room and...

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