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Date: 1939-01-22 before

Description: Exterior and page from the interior of the menu for the farewell dinner aboard the R.M.S. Volendam, with party streamers and dinner guests in formal...

Date: 1923-11-06 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing for the farewell dinner aboard the S.S. Resolute of the United American Lines. On the cover is a three-quarter view of...

Date: 1949-07-16 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring a color illustration of a couple of boys waving at a passing semi-truck (tractor-trailer). Includes t...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

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Description: Letterhead of Louis Auer & Son, Milwaukee passenger agents for the Red Star Line, with a bearded man in a cap and uniform steering a ship's wheel. The name...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grove Towns...

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Description: Letterhead of the Oshkosh Packing & Provision Company, a meat packer and preserver, with an illustration of the company buildings on the waterfront, with w...

Date: 1874 

Description: Engaved view depicting a dramatic sunset through clouds over Lake Michigan. Several sailing ships are in the foreground.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Union sailor and King Neptune stand inside a sea shell that is floating on the ocean. Between them appears a decorative circle with the Union Armada in i...

Date: 1930 

Description: Color illustration of the Rush Street Bridge and Chicago River as it appeared in 1861. Includes the C.H. McCormick Reaper Works on the far side of the rive...

Date: 1908-09-18 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a framed illustration of a white-bearded man in profile holding a pipe and turning away to look at a sai...

Date: 1914-10-08 before

Description: First and last pages of the souvenir menu for a dinner by Mr. Edward A. Uhrig to Mr. Alvin P. Kletzsch, Mr. Emil H. Ott, and Mr. Waldemar Kremer at Republi...

Date: 1908-09-20 before

Description: Farewell dinner menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a man, a woman, and a child in Dutch clothing on a boat, facing away to look at an approaching sh...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Receipt issued by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to Frederick Smith for a contribution of ten cents from the Sabbath School of the...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Kenosha harbor. A group of men fish from a pier in the foreground while several boats float through the harbor. A tug is pulling a large s...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: La Crosse and scenery above.

Date: 1920-12-03 before

Description: Menu for Captain's Dinner on board the S.S. Pastores, of the United Fruit Company Steamship Service, carrying President-Elect Warren G. Harding. On...

Date: 1897 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a steam powered sailing ship named "Progress" with a McCorm...

Date: 1951-02-02 before

Description: Front cover of the menu and program for the Fifth Anniversary of the Secretary-Generalship of Trygve Lie, first Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN...

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