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Date: 1854-04 

Description: Poster advertising an Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention at Young's Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 13th, 1854. The poster attempts to unite indivi...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1932 

Description: Roma bartending at The 163 Club.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Card from Madison Dry League pledging support to those who seek to eliminate saloons in the city of Madison. The organization's slogan was, "A happy, sober...

Date: 1963 

Description: "Martin Luther King .... at Communist Training School," a broadside received by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, while civil rights legislation was bei...

Date: 1938 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure with testimonial letters from International Harvester customers. Features a drawing of a man looking over the shoulder of...

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "$1000 Reward, Pure Malt & Hops, Natural Process, Lager Beer, A. Gettelman Brewing Co...

Date: 1938 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Cream Top Beer, Whitewater Brewing Co." Pictured on the label is a man sitting at a...

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Description: Letterhead of T. Knapstein & Company, proprietors of the New London Brewery. On the left is a rectangular image with a decorative border surrounding a man...

Date: 1964 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon appears under the heading "storage". The cartoon depicts a man wearing overalls, a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...

Date: 1928 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Cross Country, Hop Flavored, Malt Syrup, Made and packed by, Rock Island Brewing Co....

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Ke-wa-din

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Ke-wa-din, or the North Wind, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1826...

Date: 1951 

Description: The inside of a holiday card. It shows the head of the company, D.C. (Clark) Everest, sitting at his desk. Four green frames across the top show different...

Date: 1932 

Description: Pete bartending at Club Simplon.

Date: 1855-05-10 

Description: A poster advertising a $100 reward to be issued by Marcus Du Val for his runaway "servant" Matthew Turner. The poster includes a physical description of th...

Date: 1985 

Description: Two stickers promoting Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) with a drawing of a car with a martini glass in front of it and a circle-backslash symbol (proh...

Date: 1963-08 

Description: A printed appeal "to MARCH on WASHINGTON, Wednesday August 28, 1963." Some of the text reads "American faces a crisis...Millions of Negroes are denied free...

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Greetings

Date: 1941 

Description: Holiday card with man sitting in an easy chair in front of a fireplace. He is smoking a pipe and reading a book. There is a model sailing ship on the mantl...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two pirates, one armed with two pistols and the other with a rifle, are bringing a shackled soldier labeled "U.S." to Jefferson Davis. Davis is relaxing in...

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