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David Mckee

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Description: Quarter-length steel engraved portrait of David McKee, a Lieutenant colonel in the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtai...

Date: 1902 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Andrew Carnegie.

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Greetings

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Description: Holiday card showing an African American Santa Claus. He is wearing the traditional red suit, mittens and hat with white fur trim. He is carrying a sack ov...

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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...

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Carl Schurz

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Description: Steel engraving of Carl Schurz.

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of James T. Lewis. His signature appears below the image.

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Description: Text of the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln. Includes a portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...

Date: 1941 

Description: Holiday card with a winter nighttime landscape. At the bottom half of the card is a snow-covered house with two pine trees. The roof of a second house is i...

Date: 1978 

Description: Holiday card showing four African Americans, two men and two women, sliding down a hill on a sled. More snow-covered hills are visible in the background. T...

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Description: Memohead of the Viking Lumber Company of Wittenberg, Wisconsin, with a circular trademark, printed in red ink, of a figure with a moustache and beard, wear...

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Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his wife.

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Greetings

Date: 1948 

Description: Holiday card created by Wisconsin artist Alfred A. Sessler. The image is of Santa Claus (in the Sessler style) holding a bag of snow in one hand and a smal...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: A Republican campaign placard that could be hung by a red, white and blue ribbon threaded through eyelets at the top. Portraits of Theodore Roosevelt (cand...

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Description: "Pabst, Frederick (Mar. 28, 1836-Jan. 1, 1904), brewer, business executive, b. Thuringia, Germany. He migrated with his parents to the U.S. and to Milwauke...

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Increase Lapham.

Date: 1895 

Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...

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Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.

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Description: Engraved portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commercially successful reap...

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