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Description: The cover of a 12 page advertising booklet called "The Solar Home", featuring the illustration of a window superimposed over a burst design. The text reads...
Description: Valentine's Day "secret pal" card with a peach on the front, and a cake and plum on the inside (all shown). The peach has long eyelashes, red lipstick and...
Description: Front cover and partial menu listing with drinks overleaf. Front cover has a porthole view of pairs of men in three boats with mountains and palm trees in...
Date: date unknown
Description: Center spread of a 12 page booklet named "Homes for tomorrow's happy living". The illustration is of a father, seated on the ground, and a mother, seated i...
Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.
Description: View through a window of Indians conversing with traders. Caption reads, "Trade-Room [sic], Hudson Bay Company's Fort, In The Plain Country".
Description: Holiday card with three carolers singing in front of a snow-covered house. One caroler holds a lantern and they are dressed in Old English clothing style....
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Description: Letterhead of the Oliver Steele Manufacturing Company, with examples of various styles of adjustable window shades along both sides of the page.
Description: One-page menu from the Fountain Spring House, with a view of lush foliage and visitors strolling in the park adjacent to the hotel framed against a scene o...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...
Description: Holiday card with two parts. The main card is red paper with gold foliage printed on the outside. "Christmas Greetings" is printed on the bottom in black u...
Date: 1959 ca.
Description: Front cover and menu page from the Madison Club, with an illustrated three-quarter view of the corner of the club building and a view of the main entrance...
Description: Front cover and first two menu pages of a multi-page Mandarin and American style menu, with a tipped-in illustration of the facade of the restaurant, with...
Description: Dan bartending at Bill's Bar.
Date: 1926-09-05 before
Description: Left interior panel of the Hotel Witter dinner menu, with a tipped-in photographic three-quarter view of the exterior of the hotel, printed in blue ink.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the Milwaukee School of Trades.
Description: Holiday card of a window, looking outward from the inside of a house. On the sill is an American Eagle on a Federal Shield over a swag of holly and ribbon,...
Date: 1891-03-05 before
Description: Front cover and inside of menu for a dinner honoring U.S. Senator John C. Spooner when he was Chairman of the Committee on Claims, with an oval photograph...
Date: 1889-08-01 before
Description: Exterior and interior menu listing of the Fountain Spring House, with visitors strolling the grounds of a tree-filled park with the hotel in the background...
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