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Date: 1860 after

Description: A mother, Lady Liberty, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the s...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A chicken with most of its feathers missing is wearing a hat and a sword. Below is the caption, "A Confederated Chicken after the Cock of the Walk, (Uncle...

Date: 1939 

Description: Holiday card designed to look like a subpoena. The outside has a drawing of an old fashioned English judge. Below is the text, "Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Hear Ye,...

Date: 1870 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Davenport Fisher (1832-1911), Milwaukee chemist. After earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Heidelberg Unive...

Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card with ribbons, flowers and fruit. On the ribbon are the words "A Merry Christmas!". Chromolithograph.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Uncle Sam holds a bottle labeled "DAVIS", with a figure of a man on it, as he stands with a snake labeled "SECESSION" under his left foot. The caption bel...

Date: 1995-09 before

Description: Letterpress menu poster for the American Dairy Goat Products Association Festival from the Heartland annual conference, goat cheese and milk judging, and c...

Date: 1965-02-02 

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with white rabbit wearing a yellow plaid shirt and black bow tie. His ears are curled over his head and in between them it say...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Samuel Foster Haven (1806-1881), Massachusetts anthropologist, librarian, and archaeologist. Haven is best known as t...

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A Merry Xmas

Date: 1881 

Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag, upside down. Caption below reads, "A flag-itious article out of place." Blue and red ink on cream envelope, image in upper left corne...

Date: 1911 

Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is a large blue and white butterfly, and in the lower right is glued a banner with the text "Cupid...

Date: 1884 

Description: This composite portrait of David G. Farragut, William T. Sherman, George H. Thomas, Abraham Lincoln, George G. Meade, Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph Hooker, Phil...

Date: 1865 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Oliver Marcy (1820-1899), American educator and natural scientist. In 1862, he became professor and chair of the natural histor...

Date: 1865-04-11 

Description: Front of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commission f...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a cornucopia filled with flowers and foliage. On the edge of the mouth it reads "Let the Smiles of Youth Appearing". Music appear...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A clergyman stands at the pulpit with a bible on it, behind him stands the devil. Each has one hand on the open bible. The number 3 appears in the upper le...

Date: 1995-06-06 before

Description: Letterpress poster for a German vintners dinner, with illustrations printed in green ink of a wine bottle, a wine glass, and fruit. Text is printed in gold...

Date: 1965 

Description: Holiday card with a drawing of a vacation home on the front, and a picture of the family in front of their Volkswagen bus on the inside. The family has a C...

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Description: One-page menu from Kalt's Lunch Room at 230 Grand Avenue, with a handwritten menu mimeographed onto paper printed with the restaurant's name in distinctive...

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