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Black Point

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View up brick path towards the exterior of the Conrad Seipp summer home at Black Point on Geneva Lake. A horse-drawn wagon is parked in front; a dog stands...

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Let Me Alone

Date: 1860 after

Description: A charging elephant tosses Jefferson Davis and a dog into the air. Davis holds a tattered Confederate flag. The elephant is labeled UNCLE SAM, and the dog...

Date: 1946 

Description: Front cover of die-cut menu from White Oak's Restaurant = Rathskeller in the shape of a decorated beer stein. On the stein is a man and a woman holding alo...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1940 

Description: Holiday card with a little girl dressed in panties and a red polka dot hair bow, sitting on a giant ice cube, sitting in the snow. She is holding a holiday...

Date: 1965 

Description: Holiday card with a drawing of a vacation home on the front, and a picture of the family in front of their Volkswagen bus on the inside. The family has a C...

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Here I Come!

Date: 1941 

Description: Holiday card of a puppy wearing a sweater and scarf, rolling down a snow-covered hill inside of a giant snowball. In the background is the text of part of...

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Description: Memohead of Cameron, Amberg & Company of Chicago, Illinois, a printer, stationer, and manufacturer of blank books and letter files. On the left is a view o...

Date: 1919 

Description: Pamphlet advertising the Geiser No.4 and No. 5 thresher featuring a photograph of a man and dog beside the machine, and the cut-out shape of a tractor on t...

Date: 1934-09-04 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration from the Indian Mound Products Co. "Snuggle Pup Dog Food," "A Beef Product." Features...

Date: 1919 

Description: Page from an International Harvester calendar promoting safety using themes from World War I. The title of calendar is "The World's Greatest Chance Taker!...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the popular Peanuts character, Snoopy, dancing on it. In a heart at the top the text "Lucky Me... Knowing Wonderful You!' appears...

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Place Card

Date: 1944 

Description: Printed place card created for the fiftieth wedding anniversary celebration of Clara Seipp and Henry Bartholomay Jr. which features head and shoulders phot...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Photographic holiday card featuring Carl Marty of the Northernaire Resort in Three Lakes, Wisconsin. He is famous for his hospitality and his "animal frien...

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Description: Cartoon drawn by Clare V. "Dwig" Dwiggins depicting a youthful August Derleth walking by a graveyard that is haunted by ghosts and spirits. Derleth was fo...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...

Date: 1908 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard of a basket of Forget Me Not flowers with a blue bow. A dachshund peers out of the flowers. At the top is the text "I Love but The...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front covers of gate fold Hotel Noble menu, with two "hillbilly" figures: one stands barefoot and holds a rifle while a dog sleeps at his feet; the other i...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ornaments from a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These were combined with the "folders" (cards) and paper lace to create personalized Valentine's Day c...

Date: 1919 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Avery tractor standardized line featuring a color illustration of a man using a tractor and plow in a field. The...

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