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Historical Object

NAA Championship

Date:  

Description: A souvenir from a national model airplane competition. A member of Hangar 13 of Beloit, Wisconsin was a contestant in this event and added this item to his...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Handmade menu decorated with gold ink and bound with a golden ribbon, accented with a pinned-on baby doll with a gilded body.

Date: 1913-09-07 before

Description: One-page menu printed on a wide silk ribbon to commemorate the victory of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812,...

Date: 1948-05-13 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1830," with men, women, and a child gathered around a ta...

Date: 1951-02-02 before

Description: Front cover of the menu and program for the Fifth Anniversary of the Secretary-Generalship of Trygve Lie, first Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed illustration of a spider in her...

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...

Date: 1887-10-14 before

Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a man in a powdered wig wearing a waistcoat with wide, decorated cuffs, ruffled...

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: 1948-05-14 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1900," with men in tuxedos and women in long gowns sitti...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of a Javanese woman sewing at a Singer Sewing machine while a Javanese man looks on.

Date: 1912-05 

Description: Interior of H.H. Bennett's studio gift shop with Indian souvenirs.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

Date: 1908-07-03 before

Description: Foldout menu from the Hotel Müller, with two men using a pick and line to ascend a mountain on the flap, which opens to reveal the men as they attain the s...

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

Historical Object

Service building

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Queen of Hearts displays a drawing of the "Service Building", a large castle...

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Front and inside front covers of a menu with a three-dimensional violin, a stringed bow, a sprig of cloth holly leaves and three berries, and a blue ribbon...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman and two children in "native" Servian [Serbian] costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1948-05-04 before

Description: Assembly Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with revelers in dress suits and party frocks walking and holding drinks...

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