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Description: Two-sided playing card used for advertising by magician Howard Thurston (d. 1936), arguably the greatest magician of his day. The reverse side of the card...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin promotional decal with a drawing of a Native American sitting cross-legged, wearing a headdress, buckskin, and moccasins, and holding a calumet p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Promotional stamp for Wisconsin tourism. Shows the outline of the state with an arrow crossing from northeast to southwest and bears the slogan "relax in W...

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Dell O'Dell

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card showing the tall oat that grow in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts three men standing in a tall oat field. The caption reads, "THE...

Date: 1939 

Description: Cover of an official program for the football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cardinals played at Wisconsin State Fair Park. The cover f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin promotional decal with a drawing of a hooked muskellunge leaping out of the water.

Date: 1970 

Description: Unfolded, tri-fold, Milwaukee Brewers pocket schedule with Owgust, the "barrel man" logo, Pabst Beer ad, and County Stadium seating chart.

Date: 1949-03-21 

Description: Front page of the newsletter "Public Relations News".

Date: 1918 

Description: Full page display ad for the husband and wife filmmaking team of John Emerson and Anita Loos in the 1918 edition of Wid's Yearbook, a motion picture trade...

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Corn Crops

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising land in northern Wisconsin. The image on the front of the card shows a man holding up a...

Date: 1944 

Description: Small window card featuring a drawing of General Douglas MacArthur and the phrase, "Republicans draft General MacArthur for President."

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card displaying John Riemer and a women in front his home.

The caption reads, "Home of John Riemer, 3 3/4 miles from Stetsonville, Taylor...

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John Hartman

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men and two women pose outside the home of John Hartman. The caption reads, "This view, taken from the garden, shows the home of John Hartman, near Phi...

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Description: "Escape to Wisconsin" bumper sticker to promote tourism.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A card depicting two men posed near a stringer holding the many fish they caught. The caption reads, "Result of a day's fishing on Elk River, Price Co."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Promotional decal for the state of Wisconsin with a drawing of a anthropomorphised badger leaning against a sign reading "The Badger State."

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Business card of Edward Rohloff, a traveling salesman for Willson's Monarch Laboratory, a manufacturer of patent medications in the early part of the 1900s...

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Abe Eaton

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card showing the abundance of oats in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts Abe Eaton holding a rake in his tall fields. His hat rests on the s...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...

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