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Date:  date unknown

Description: Front and back of advertising card. The front features a color illustration of a man and woman standing in a field of red flowers. The back of the card fea...

Date: 1950-12-09 before

Description: Gridiron Club menu, mounted on board, with a cartoon by Jim (James Thomas) Berryman of club president Tom Stokes in suit and tie, chef's toque, pleated apr...

Date: 1932 

Description: Jack bartending at The Dizzy Club.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Menu of daily meat specials under the heading "Come And Get It!" from the Logging Camp Cook Shanty restaurant at Historyland. On the left is a black and wh...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cat, labeled "MISSOURI", tasting soup from a steaming kettle over a wood fire. The kettle is labeled "SECESSION SOUP". The cat is wearing a vest, apron a...

Date: 1958-01-16 before

Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...

Date: 1915 

Description: Stamp advertising the 1915 Wisconsin State Fair. Includes an illustration of a woman waving a "Wis." pennant, overlooking crowds at the fairground. Stamp t...

Date: 1908-09-20 before

Description: Farewell dinner menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a man, a woman, and a child in Dutch clothing on a boat, facing away to look at an approaching sh...

Date: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

Date: 1900-11-19 before

Description: Front cover of the program for a Six O'Clock Club dinner, with a man in a pastoral setting wearing a chef's hat and an apron, reading a Thanksgiving procla...


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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Date: 1871 

Description: Photographic print of a wood engraving of a schoolhouse and children in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch of the Great Fire In Peshtigo".


Description: Letterhead of the Troy Laundry Machinery Company, with a classical figure of a man wearing a work apron and caligae, holding in his right hand a hammer, an...


Description: Foldout menu from Fireside Pancake House, with a woman in a cap, long dress, and apron, stirring batter in a bowl, standing by a hearth with a pot suspende...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cartoon of a woman customer speaking to a man (apparently an employee) wearing an apron, upon which is printed, "Co op".

Date: 1932 

Description: Bob bartending at the Press Grill.

Date: 1932 

Description: Harry bartending at The 44th Street Club.

Date: 1948-11 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring color illustrations of a truck carrying coal, a baby, a hospital scene, and a refrigerator. Includes...

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

Date: 1886 

Description: Front of a card advertising the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Illustrations show "primitive" harvesting methods alongside a McCormick binder and a...

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