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Description: Letterhead of the Badger Talking Machine Shop in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "exclusive dealers in Victrolas, Records, and Supplies," with a center oval medallio...

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: 1880 

Description: Holiday card. In the center are 4 choir girls singing, holding hymnals, and one girl playing the violin. They are all wearing white robes. In the backgroun...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A dog and a monkey are dressed in Confederate uniforms. The dog plays a drum that has the initials C.S.A. on it. The monkey wears a hat with the initials J...

Date: 1930 

Description: Logo submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Jack Penewell's Original, Twin Six, Talking Steel Guitar." An image of a steel guitar...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with two carolers, one violin player and a woman carrying a boar's head on a platter. In the background is a decorative gold fence over black....

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three hearts attached by ribbons. The top heart contains two cherubs with a cornucopia full of hearts. It has a gold, blue and wh...

Date: 1962 

Description: Holiday card with Santa Claus holding a candy cane, surrounded by many symbols of the season: angels, stars, candles, birds, stockings, ornaments, gifts, b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Menu of daily meat specials under the heading "Come And Get It!" from the Logging Camp Cook Shanty restaurant at Historyland. On the left is a black and wh...

Date: 1855 

Description: An illustration of an Indian prophet standing by his lodge, which has symbols drawn on and floating above it. Others are seated, watching him. Two persons...

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Description: Memohead of the S.A. Mondschein Piano Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in Sohmer and other brands of pianos. Features a three-quarter exterior view...

Date: 1885 

Description: A die cut holiday card that has moving parts. When the string at the bottom is pulled, pictures of children appear and disappear. The image is of a decorat...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1893 

Description: Holiday card with six brownies depicting six different nationalities. One brownie plays a trumpet and another plays an upright bass fiddle. The remaining b...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is a pink and white card with embossed floral designs. The middle layer (not visible) is a country...

Date: 1950-11-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for a dinner given by Nazrollah Entezam, President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly during its fifth session and leader...

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Description: Letterhead of Odenbrett & Abler, a "pipe organ manufactory" in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an example of an ecclesiastical pipe organ with five crosses alon...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Valentine card with a girl framed with a metallic gold harp decorated with ribbons, hearts and flowers. She is wearing a white dress and has flowers in her...

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Description: Billhead of Neese, Kustermann & Root of Green Bay, Wisconsin, stationers, printers, book-binders, and dealers in musical instruments and sewing machines. T...

Date: 1844 

Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8). "All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by...

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