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Date: 1876 

Description: Railroad advertising card showing a mail carrier on horseback on a plank road in 1776, and mail being delivered by train in 1876. A woman with two children...

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

Date: 1896 

Description: "Gee Whizz! Clear the track. McCormick trains are everywhere." Advertising poster describing the worldwide success of McCormick harvesting machines. Featu...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...

Date: 1913-02-17 before

Description: Cyanotype menu for a Railroad Commission Dinner Dance, with a train steaming down the tracks, the seal of the state of Wisconsin, and two presentations of...

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Description: Letterhead of the Fox River Paper Company of Appleton, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building and a hanging roll of paper that incorp...

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Description: Letterhead of the Atlas Paper Company of Appleton, Wisconsin, a paper company established in 1878. On the left is a scroll embellished with a spray of flow...

Date: 1944-03-26 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing from the Villa Ferrovieri in Italy with the Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific (CMSP&P) logo printed in red ink on the cover...

Date: 1930 

Description: Interior of the dinner menu for The Columbine, a Union Pacific passenger train that traveled between Chicago and Denver, with columbine flower borders and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement for a train trip to Devil's Lake. The trip originates in Elgin, Illinios, with pick-ups in East Elgin, Dundee, Carpenterville and Algonquin....

Date: 1932-11-05 before

Description: Menu for President Hoover and his party aboard the Chicago & North Western Line, with two crossed flags in raised printing: the flag of the United States a...

Date: 1932-02-15 before

Description: A Milwaukee-Detroit schedule of the Kohler Aviation Corporation. This Kohler company was based in Grand Rapids, Michigan and was unrelated to the Wisconsi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the luncheon menu for the Northern Pacific Yellowstone Park Line, with a photograph of a woman wearing a blouse and skirt, neckerchief, and cow...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Madison showing a train in the foreground. The 2nd State Capitol (1st in Madison) can be seen on the horizon.

Date: 1948 

Description: Holiday card of the history of the State of Wisconsin, 1848-1948. Shows a map of Wisconsin with many historical and themed elements. Image was created by w...

Date: 1932 

Description: Holiday card of a hobo in a jacket and hat seated in front of a campfire, warming his hands. His bundle of belongings is on a stick by his side. His footpr...

Date: 1858 

Description: Wisconsin Stage Company Pass belonging to Reverend Kemper. The pass bear engravings of a train and a stage coach.

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Description: Letterhead of the Phillip Best Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three separate proscenium views of the Empire Brewery, the South Side Brewery,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Post Office in Porters Mills, Wisconsin, with a man putting mail into post office boxes, a padlocked mail bag that serves as a signboard...

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Ticket for a one way trip in 1976 from Madison, Wisconsin, to New York City via the Milwaukee Road. The ticket cost $71.73.

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