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Date: 1826 

Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaws". Portrait of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) women with their babies painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac.

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A small pamphlet printed by the American Cranberry Exchange advertising new ways to eat cranberries. The list of recipes includes mock cherry pie, cranberr...

Date: 1937-02-11 

Description: Valentine's Day card made from a kit. The front and back are both shown. The front has a girl in a yellow dress holding a heart, surrounded by hearts and f...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Engraving of a woman carrying a bundle of clothing and standing with her back to the sea. Behind her other women are in the process of doing wash in the wa...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Label from a can of Happy Way brand dark, hop flavored malt syrup. Picture on the label shows a woman wearing an apron and holding a can of the malt syrup...

Date: 1900 

Description: "The Reader," an illustration of a woman reading while seated at a lace-covered sewing machine cabinet. The illustration was part of "The Universal Sewing...

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...

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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: 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...

Date: 1944-11-23 before

Description: Front cover of "The Badger," official newspaper of the U.S.S. Wisconsin, with a Thanksgiving dinner menu set against an outline in red ink of a larg...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woodblock print of an urban street scene with a clothesline strung between buildings, and a church and a hamburger joint.

Date: 1903 

Description: Valentine's Day card with a bear standing in the center. He has his paws folded over his tummy. On his right is a jar of honey and on his left is a honeyco...

Date: 1909-05-19 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing for a luncheon for President William Taft, with a wreath superimposed over two crossed flags: a 24-star Union flag and a Confe...

Date: 1978-10-28 before

Description: Menu from the Jamieson House, with decorative borders featuring putti holding a platter of meat, wine cellar keys, and a basket of wines; decanting wine fr...

Date: 1948-05-14 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1900," with men in tuxedos and women in long gowns aroun...

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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: 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: 1826 

Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaw and Child". Portrait of a Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman and her child painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac in 18...

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Description: Woman in a dress and bonnet seated on a bench at a window with a book (The Bible?) open in front of her. There is a spinning wheel in the corner behind the...

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