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Date: 1860 after

Description: A monkey with a Confederate flag that has fallen to the floor (representing Jefferson Davis) and a fox with a Union flag (representing General Winifield Sc...

Date: 1901-11-04 before

Description: Front cover of the announcement for the twelfth dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with circular head and shoulders portraits of Presidents William McKinley J...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

Date: 1935 

Description: "Doomed Demons" by Eustace L. Adams, part of the Air Combat Stories for Boys series published by Grosset & Dunlap between 1932 and 1946. The cover art is b...

Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Front and back covers of the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club held at the Park Hotel, with a map on the back cover of the southern tip of Africa, with...

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Description: Letterhead of the Wild Rose Stock Farm, breeder of pure-bred Holstein-Friesian cattle, in Watertown, Wisconsin. Includes a halftone image of E.E. Randall i...

Date: 1913-09-07 before

Description: One-page menu printed on a wide silk ribbon to commemorate the victory of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

Date: 1958-03-30 

Description: Notice of farm auction sale for farm and personal property of Ed Gein. The farmhouse was destroyed by fire before the auction took place.

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TWA Schedule

Date: 1933-07-01 before

Description: A Transcontinental & Western Airline schedule, effective July 1, 1933. Charles Lindbergh began his association with commercial aviation in 1928 when Trans...

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Notice!!

Date: 1859-11-08 

Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...

Date: 1876 

Description: Railroad advertising card showing a mail carrier on horseback on a plank road in 1776, and mail being delivered by train in 1876. A woman with two children...

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon appears under the heading "Filling the Cooling System". The cartoon depicts a man c...

Date: 1996-08 before

Description: One-page menu for the twentieth anniversary of L'Etoile Restaurant, with a side illustration of vegetables, fruit, leaves, and other plant life.

Date: 1890-08-09 after

Description: One-page menu from the R.M.S.S. Magdalena of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, with a parrot and a cockatiel perched on a branch above the compan...

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Luggage tag for the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. This label includes a graph rendering of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building, and is thought to ha...

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Ever Thine

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with flowers and gold and white flourishes. Text at bottom reads "Ever Thine". It has been mounted to a piece of paper and a silhouett...

Date: 1969-06-24 

Description: Cover of "The Kudzu," an underground newspaper, featuring a reproduction of Martin Schongauer's 15th Century engraving entitled, "Saint Anthony Tormented b...

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 sitti...

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