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Date: 1885 after
Description: Formal group portrait of the students attending the Milwaukee Day School for the Oral Instruction of the Deaf. The first public day school for the deaf, es...
Description: Photographic holiday card from Tommy Thompson and family, governor of Wisconsin, 1987-2001. The card is a color image of Mr. Thompson, his wife, daughters,...
Description: Photographic holiday card from Marie and Averell Harriman. Mr. Harriman was governor of New York 1955-1958, U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union 1943-1946,...
Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.
Description: Letterhead of the Bunde & Upmeyer Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with two putti setting a ring with a radiating, faceted gemstone. They are hovering amid...
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: Engraving of Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott, the first president of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Milwaukee.
Date: 1860 after
Description: General Winfield Scott is chopping down a tall tree with an ax. Eight frightened men cling to the upper limbs. Caption below reads, "The downfall of Secess...
Date: 1952 ca.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester "femineered" refrigerators. Features a woman in a black evening gown standing next to a refrig...
Description: Plate 38. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.
Description: Letterhead of Stanley & Camp, Jewelers, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Features a winged Father Time holding a large pocket watch in an extended hand, while a yo...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card featuring an illustration of a man (or boy) perched barefoot on a rope ladder at the edge of a balcony. He is trying to kiss the woma...
Date: 1971-03-31 before
Description: Front cover and menu page of a reception at Perino's restaurant in honor of champion figure skater and screen star Sonja Henie, given by her widower, Niels...
Date: date unknown
Description: Advertising brochure for Dell O'Dell, one of a few professional female magicians.
Description: Advertisement for Bunde & Upmeyer jewelers with a drawing of a butterfly-winged faerie holding a jeweled nacklace and hovering among several gemstones. The...
Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.
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.
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.
Description: Letterhead of J.O. Gilbert of Blair, Wisconsin, a jewelry and silver dealer who also dealt in books, stationery, and tobacco. Features a pocket watch with...
Date: 1930 before
Description: Two-sided holiday card with blue fringe all around the edges. The front has a young girl holding cream colored roses. She is wearing a white dress with a r...
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