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Date: 1940 

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...

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...


Description: Letterhead of the Oliver Steele Manufacturing Company, with examples of various styles of adjustable window shades along both sides of the page.


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: 1944 

Description: Holiday card with a nautical theme. An open porthole is centered inside a border made of rope with knots in the corners. An anchor is tied to the rope end....

Date: 1932 

Description: Dan bartending at Bill's Bar.

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...

Date: 1927 

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....

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date: 1944 

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...

Date:  date unknown

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: 1928-05-05 before

Description: Front and back sides of a menu (in German) for a breakfast given by the city of Heidelberg to honor American journalists, with a scene of the Heidelberg Ca...

Date: 1844 

Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.

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...

Date: 1842 

Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.

Date: 1847 

Description: An unhappy looking bride is seated in a chair looking out the window as another woman sits on the floor holding her hand. A third woman looks on angrily.

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: 1926 

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...


Description: Front cover, bar menu, and trifold overleaf illustration from the Fox and Hounds Restaurant. On the cover is an illustration of the restaurant's wooden pla...

Date:  date unknown

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...

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