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Postcard

Racing Souvenir

Date: 1935 

Description: A souvenir postcard from the 1935 National Model Airplane Championship that featured illustrations of racing planes powered by Shell aviation gasoline such...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Date: 1947-11 

Description: Left to right, Dorothy Kobs, Wisconsin High School student, James McDonald, Central High School student, and Amelia Brueckner, West High School student, lo...

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...

Photograph

Young Old Abe

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Old Abe, the Wisconsin war eagle on a perch. The adolescent bird still has partially brown head feathers. The card appears to have a s...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Valencia in "national" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Japanese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as...

Date: 1889 after

Description: Menu from the Dining Car "Minneapolis" on the Chicago & North Western Railway, with an illustration of a child in shorts, a loose top, and a bonnet standin...

Date: 1899-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet, with a man wielding an axe and chopping down a tree. A log cabin stands in the woods be...

Date: 1944-02 ca.

Description: An autographed quarter-length portrait of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur seated on an airplane near a window. He is wearing his uniform with a jacke...

Date: 1945-08-05 

Description: Display of German "war junk," including fire arms and clothing, exhibited at the East Side Business Men's Festival. The souvenirs on display were collected...

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: Interior of the luncheon menu for the Northern Pacific Yellowstone Park Line, with set menu and à la carte selections.

Date: 1902-03-04 before

Description: Souvenir menu from the banquet in honor of H.R.H. Prince Henry of Prussia given by the citizens of Milwaukee at the Hotel Pfister. On the cover is a waterc...

Date: 1881-03-06 before

Description: Front cover and interior menu with ornaments in gold ink and "Son Excellence Madame Fairchild" hand lettered in silver ink on card stock with raised silver...

Date: 1949-05-21 before

Description: Menu, mounted on board, for the spring dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by (Clifford K.?) Berryman of "Dr. Truman's Utopia Elixir: Relief for Ev...

Date: 1908-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet for the Old Settlers' Club. On the top left of the cover is an oval portrait of club president George Willi...

Date: 1948-12-11 before

Description: Two cartoons (by Clifford K. Berryman?) for the winter dinner of the Gridiron Club, each entitled, "Gridiron Forecast 1948": one of Thomas Dewey holding a...

Date: 1920-11-06 before

Description: Interior of dinner menu for Special Train enroute from St. Louis, Missouri, to Brownsville, Texas, with an oval portrait of President-Elect Warren G. Hardi...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an couple from India in "native" Indian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

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