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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...

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Bevo, Label

Date: 1917 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The label features an image of a crane and an eagle. Bevo was a non-alcoholic drink p...

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Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...

Date: 1922 

Description: Forged labels imitating United States Government Revenue stamps seized by Prohibition Officers. The labels were used by bootleggers to make customers belie...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Date: 1932 

Description: Johnny bartending at the Press Club.

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Description: Cartoon of Jim Crow in the U.S. zone of postwar Germany, with a soldier goose stepping in the foreground, and Hitler and Stalin in the background.

Date: 1932-04 ca.

Description: Here's to Health, an advertisement for the alcohol-free beer brewed by Schlitz during Prohibition. The advertising touts the product's healthful qualities...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

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Escape Map

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Description: A hand-drawn map of a house labeled in both English and Chinese. Notes include escape routes. Two girls were kept here.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...

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Description: Letterhead of Jacob Johnson & Company of Bayfield, Wisconsin, a wholesale dealer in fresh and saltwater Lake Superior Fish. Features a cartoon of a man wea...

Date: 1954 

Description: Comic strip showing man bombing a house because it is being sold to an African-American man. A police officer arrests the seller of the home for inciting t...

Date: 1975 

Description: Holiday card with the figure of a woman, in a blouse and skirt, holding a wreath over her head with her left hand. She is barefoot. The text on the lower r...

Date: 1922 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The label has the traditional Blatz logo, and was used for the sale of hops syrups an...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of the "family" of Virginia. Above depicts a happy, prosperous "family" at the Declaration of Independence in 1776. A banner with the stars and...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Political cartoon of General Douglas MacArthur and Trygve Lie entitled "Please, here's the towel" and captioned "The UN voting machine ratifying the Americ...

Date: 1932 

Description: Eddie bartending at The Mansion.

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: 1932 

Description: Drawing of Frank bartending at The J&L.

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