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Date: 1849 ca.

Description: A portrait of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, 1849-1850. Born in Virginia on November 24, 1784, Taylor died in office on July 9, 185...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card with the Statue of Liberty in the foreground. Four United States warplanes fly overhead and buildings with an American flag appear in the back...

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Description: Card featuring the logo of the United States Food Administration to be hung in the window of a residence to show support for food conservation during World...

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I Always Win

Date: 1860 after

Description: An elephant wearing boots is carrying a banner that reads, "I ALWAYS WIN." The banner has a face on the left end and is holding up the elephant's tail with...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl dressed in a costume as the Statue of Liberty. The torch is in her right hand, and a white shield that reads "United State...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rooster with a Union flag, representing the Union army, is facing a chicken (with what appears to be ostrich legs) with a piracy flag, which is supposed...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card for the 42d Rainbow Division. On a light green background is an illustration at an angle of a soldier, a church and a red, yellow and blue rai...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Union envelope. At the top two flags face each other with a shield in the center on a blue background with white stars. A blue border with white stars fram...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Color advertising cartoon depicting Uncle Sam with arms outstretched over a Deering grain binder. Hybrids of binders by rival manufacturers are depicted on...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Illinois state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The t...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Holiday card from the "Chemical Warfare Service, United States Army, Edgewood Arsenal, MD. December 25th, 1918". Their logo appears above the text. The Ame...

Date: 1976 

Description: Advertisement for the 1976 Scout Spirit truck. The ad includes a color illustration of the Scout with the text "Introducing the '76 Scout Spirit."

Date: 1860 after

Description: A blue border with white stars, each named for the states in the Union and the Confederacy. Inside on the right the word "UNION" appears, the top of the le...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag. Pro-Confederate envelopes were not as common as pro-Union envelopes. Black ink on beige envelope, image covers entire front. Image p...

Date: 1860 after

Description: This envelope has a blue "L" shaped bar tipped clockwise. It is filled with white stars and next to each star is the initial of all of the states, Union an...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card of a window, looking outward from the inside of a house. On the sill is an American Eagle on a Federal Shield over a swag of holly and ribbon,...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with the American Eagle, gripping lightening bolts, ribbons and holly in his talons. In the background are clouds and a map of the United Stat...

Date: 1861-10-10 

Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...

Date: 1886 

Description: Front of advertising card with an Uncle Sam figure with a text balloon that reads: "Read what people say of the Little Yankee Three Wheel Plow." The back o...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty holds a Union flag in her left hand and a sword, point down, in her right. To the right the text reads, "THE WAR FOR THE UNION". The letters i...

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