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Description: Advertisement for the Besser tractor featuring a photograph of a man using the tractor and a disk harrow in a farm field. The text reads, "The Besser. A Ge...
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: 1950 ca.
Description: Political cartoon of General Douglas MacArthur and Trygve Lie entitled "Please, here's the towel" and captioned "The UN voting machine ratifying the Americ...
Description: Advertising proof created by Young and Rubicam for the International Harvester Company. Features a color illustration of two truck drivers in a diner sitti...
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. A small illustration at the top right is of a man using a horse-d...
Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Cha-co-to, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).
Description: A newspaper advertisement prepared by the Foote, Cone and Belding agency for the American Tobacco Co. The ad features a product endorsement for Lucky Stri...
Description: Advertisement for the Peoria tractor featuring two photographs of men plowing in a field with tractors, along with the headline "Farm Your Farm. The Tracto...
Description: Holiday card with Santa Claus winking. He is wearing his traditional red hat with white trim and a bell. The word "Cheerio!" is made out of candy canes and...
Description: Color illustration of a man riding a Deering Junior Steel Binder drawn by a team of two horses.
Description: Mish-sha-quat, or the Clear Sky, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (...
Date: 1887-06-28 before
Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...
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: date unknown
Description: Advertising card featuring a color illustration of a woman in a bonnet holding a rectangular parasol. Text at bottom reads: "Pure Animal Bone Fertilizer."
Description: Photo holiday greeting card of the Brynteson family. Four portraits show the various members of the family, including a dog.
Description: La Crosse and scenery above.
Description: Cigarette Advertising Cards produced by Allen and Ginter. Depicted is Willie Harradon, a cyclist also known as "The Youthful Phenomenon."
Description: Stamp advertising the 1915 Wisconsin State Fair. Includes an illustration of a woman waving a "Wis." pennant, overlooking crowds at the fairground. Stamp t...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Fragment from a Russian advertising poster with a color illustration of men working on a farm with a horse-powered hay press.
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