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Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...

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Description: Photographic holiday card from Governor and Mrs. Martin Schreiber and family, governor of Wisconsin 1977-1979. The front of the card is an image of the fam...

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Description: Sheet of twenty-four stamps bearing a Christmas tree logo and the slogan "No More Shopping Days 'til Peace."

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Underground Newspaper Cover: The Rag

Date: 1969-03 

Description: Cover of "The Rag", an underground newspaper, featuring a photograph of a young-looking girl smoking a marijuana joint.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday card with two clasped hands over foliage and flowers. Image is inside of a black border. The text reads: "For auld lang syne, A merry Christmas To...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Holiday card featuring a girl and her dog. The girl is wearing stockings, a red dress with a white lace collar, and black shoes. The dog is standing uprigh...

Date: 1892 

Description: Portrait of Daniel Steele Durrie (1819-1892), American librarian. Durrie served as the librarian for the State Historical Society of Wisconsin (now the Wi...

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Description: Billhead of the Oshkosh Brewing Company, in business from 1894-1971, with the company trademark of a waist-up view of Chief Oshkosh wearing a jacket and bo...

Date: 1864-09-29 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William S. Sullivant (1803-1873), Ohio naturalist. Sullivant was one of the leading bryologists in the United States, focusing...

Date: 1962 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with "State Fair" in faceted yellow letters against a red band. An illustration of a female figure in a dress with...

Date: 1942 

Description: Holiday card showing Navy Pier in Chicago. There is snow on the ground, the lake is frozen and two lines of planes are flying overhead forming a "V" patter...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John Torrey (1796-1863), American botanist. Worked as New York state botanist from 1836. Handwritten inscription at...

Date: 1913 

Description: Envelope with the IHC logo and a tree decorated with candles. This envelope was intended for use with a Russian Christmas card.

Date: 1903-04-03 before

Description: Front cover, first page, and menu listing for a banquet given in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association at Pl...

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Description: Memohead of the Wisconsin Chair Company of Port Washington, Wisconsin, with its McLean patented swing rocking chair set against a circular background with...

Date: 1948 

Description: Letterhead for the centennial exposition of the Wisconsin State Fair, with an illustration of the golden Daniel Chester French "Wisconsin" statue that ador...

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Description: Valentine's Day card of a blue shoe with stockings, but without laces. On the inside (not shown) is a woman in a long dress with her arms resting on a fenc...

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Description: Front view of a trade card created by the Plano Manufacturing Company featuring an illustration of a cat climbing a screened window in pursuit of a mouse....

Print

Best Wishes

Date: 1930 after

Description: Inside of a holiday card, showing a baby in a cradle with a star holding netting from above. To the right is the text "Best Wishes for A Merry Christmas an...

Photograph

Asa Gray, Botanist

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...

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