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Historical Object

McCormick Agency Sign

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Tin sign used to identify a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership or agency. Includes a portrait of Cyrus McCormick and illustrations of a "harve...

Historical Object

Caroline A. Alllcott Stone

Date: 1834 before

Description: Aperture type hollow-cut silhouette of Caroline A. Allcott Stone, sister-in-law of Dr. Increase A. Lapham. Subject faces right (proper left), and wears her...

Historical Object

Goldwater Freedom Dollar Coin

Date: 1964 

Description: Coin depicting Barry Goldwater's head in profile surrounded by a laurel wreath, and the words: "Barry Morris Goldwater, Mr. Conservative, Born January 1, 1...

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Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no danger
except the possible over-minding of their own manners
or being out-voted by Activists

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Description: One oval red, white, and blue bumper sticker for Richard Nixon and running mate Henry Cabot Lodge, created for members of the "National Nixon-Lodge Club.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Folded card, with a portrait of General Washington on the front wth the text: "Our First President," and on the inside, a portrait of General MacArthur wit...

Historical Object

Mary A. Campbell Freeman

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hollow-cut silhouette, facing right (proper left), of Mary A. Campbell Freeman (Mrs. James Freeman). Born in Genoa?, NY, married in 1826.

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Description: Two sides of a political campaign fake dollar bill about George McGovern. One side is printed in green, with "1000%" in all four corners, a geometric borde...

Historical Object

Carsten Tank

Date: 1832 before

Description: Copper plate physiognotrace of Carsten Tank, the father of Nils Otto Tank of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Subject faces left (proper right) wearing a coat, tie, a...

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Description: Presidential political campaign ephemera for Ronald Reagan. This handcut heart-shaped political sign is red, white, and blue with a black and white headsho...

Historical Object

Angeline Campbell Clark

Date: 1847 before

Description: Hollow-cut silhouette, facing left (proper right), of Angeline Campbell Clark (Mrs. Ben Clark). Born at Hamer, NY, married Benjamin Clark in 1841. Born 181...

Historical Object

John Randolph

Date:  date unknown

Description: Paper cutout of the silhouette of a man wearing a hat, long suit coat, boots, and holding a cane. Paper on back of framed image reads: "Purchased in Madiso...

Historical Object

FDR Campaign Pin

Date: 1936 

Description: Campaign button for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, with Roosevelt's image at the center and the phrase "Carry on with Roosevelt" around the outer edge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two items featuring Richard Nixon. At the top is the front cover of a three fold brochure with the title: "Nixon's Program for Progress" for his campaign f...

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Description: A child could count in rounded numbers
the Christmas chance of pudding from the sky

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Description: De Pere, Wis.

The sound has never left the harp
The song will never leave the well

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Description: The front cover for a music score titled: "Harding, You're the Man for Us," with words and music by Al Jolson. Includes portraits of Warren G. Harding, the...

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Description: Nixon-Lodge letterhead which displays a flag, and head and shoulder portraits of Richard Nixon and Henry Lodge which reads: "Californians for Nixon-Lodge."

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Description: Eight assorted presidential political campaign buttons. Seven of them are for Bob Dole, and one is for the 1996 San Diego Republican National Convention, w...

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Description: Front cover and first page of cocktail menu from the Indian Room, Hotel Monona. The cover features a profile illustration of the head of an American Indian...

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