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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...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester "femineered" refrigerators. Features a woman leaning in on a refrigerator and an inset of a wo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertising card featuring a color illustration of a woman in a bonnet holding a rectangular parasol. Text at bottom reads: "Pure Animal Bone Fertilizer."


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: 1901 

Description: Advertisement for Bunde & Upmeyer jewelers with a drawing of a butterfly-winged faerie holding a jeweled nacklace and hovering among several gemstones. The...


My Valentine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card showing a male bird standing on a tree branch with a top hat, cane and bouquet of flowers. To the right is a female bird wearing a hat...


Dell O'Dell

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertising brochure for Dell O'Dell, one of a few professional female magicians.

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: 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: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.

Date: 1844 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Die-cut, scored advertising display card, of unfolded cardboard, with two pieces glued together. Includes an illustration of a woman pointing to a spot whi...


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: 1849 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Metea, a Chief of the Potawatomi Tribe. he spoke against land cessions during the 1821 treaty negotiations.

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 38. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1861-04-13 

Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.


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,...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An advertisement for Blatz Wiener beer featuring two well-dressed men and two women seated at a restaurant table drinking Blatz Beer. There is a potted pla...

Date: 1882-09-06 

Description: Engraving of Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott, the first president of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Milwaukee.

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...

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