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Description: Crest created by Reynolds Escutcheons of Military and Naval Service to commemorate the 8th Wisconsin Infantry. The crest has the seal of Wisconsin and an e...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of four Seminole Native American Boys standing on a path with trees behind them. Three of them are holding rifles and one is holding a dead bird.th...

Date: 1857 

Description: George W. Dawson, an African-American passenger from the steamer Central America swims to a piece of debris to which several men are clinging after...

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Description: Letterhead of magician and entertainer Ben Bergor, promoting his availability as an after dinner speaker ("a truly new and humorous approach in storytellin...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a "reaper used by ancient Gauls, First Century." The "reaper" is frame...

Photograph

Centennial Old Abe

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Centennial photograph of Old Abe, perched on a stars and stripes shield. The live war eagle was carried during the Civil War, by the 8th Wisconsin Voluntee...

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Description: Ben Bergor letterhead, promoting Bergor as a theatrical agent and entertainment consultant, with a cartoon of a bird wearing a top hat and a bow tie, and c...

Date: 1911 

Description: Valentine's Day card made of four pieces. The main piece is of a large shell boat pulled by two swans on a pond filled with water lilies. A cutout of a lar...

Date: 1946-10-22 

Description: Bert F. Crary, an employee at Truax Municipal Airport, holding three seagulls killed by an airplane as it landed at the airport.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad featuring an illustration of Uncle Sam stretched from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean....

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertising Catalog

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a woman and two child...

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Description: Letterhead of Ben Bergor, with illustrations of theatrical masks, Bergor's head, his "Remember this bird!" symbol, and a cartoon of Bergor at the bottom of...

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Front and back covers for the Ninth International Medical Congress banquet, with a female figure draped in a gown with stars and stripes, a head wrap with...

Date: 1949-02-12 

Description: Harlan Nicholls, president of the Four Lakes Boy Scout council, is shown, left, as he presents a birthday cake to Chief Justice Marvin Rosenberry in observ...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The green and white label features the words, "Wisdom Prescribes 'Elim'" around the i...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Junction of the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River.

Date: 1879-08-09 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Steamer Japan of the Lake Superior Transit Company, with a panel including a stalk of bamboo, a dragonfly, and a butterfly, and...

Book or Pamphlet

Case Farm Tractors

Date: 1923 

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising Case farm tractors and Grand Detour plows. The cover features a color illustration of a man using a tractor to work in...

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card featuring an illustration of a man doffing his hat to a woman who is standing on a path holding an umbrella. Above their heads is a large...

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