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Description: The eagle "Old Abe" was used for many years by J.I. Case Company, of Racine, Wisconsin, as the firm's trademark, and is shown on these advertising cards is...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: "Keep Cool with Coolidge in Wisconsin This Summer". A stamp presumably issued by the Outdoor Club of Wisconsin, to promote tourism in northern Wisconsin. I...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 6). "In this Plate, representing a numerous group in motion, and closely pursued by a party of Indians, wi...

Date: 1869-02-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man riding an ice velocipede, a bicycle-like vehicle with a studded front wheel and back blades. In the background is an iceboat.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on foot and horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 7). "The buffalo is a harmless and timid animal until severely wounded, or closely pursued, when it...

Date: 1878-03-09 

Description: Illustration by N.A. Greenback of ice-skaters and iceboats featuring the new Poughkeepsie design of pivoting runners. A key at the bottom of the image iden...

Date: 1655 

Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.

Date: 1929-06-17 

Description: Advertising placard for McCormick-Deering tractor service showing a cartoon of men playing baseball with onlookers peering over a fence. Dialog balloons co...

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Date: 1937 

Description: Woodblock print of a man walking in snow wearing snowshoes and carrying a double-bladed axe.

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Cards produced by Allen and Ginter. Depicted is Willie Harradon, a cyclist also known as "The Youthful Phenomenon".

Date: 1944 

Description: A letter from the Green Bay Packers' director of ticket sales accompanied by a schedule and ticket request reservation card. A map of the stadium, with tic...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians disguised as wolves hunting buffaloes (Plate 13). "Of the white wolf and its habits I have given an account in Plate 10, and although these animals...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Handbill advertising a field trial of Osborne and Buckeye grain binders. Features the text "Come One! Come all! There will be a field trial of self-binding...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a Cupid with red, curly hair, dressed in pink, holding two white birds. His wings are blue and his arrow quiver is shaped like a he...

Date: 1953-08 

Description: Advertising proof created by Young and Rubicam for the International Harvester Company. Features an illustration of a swordfish being reeled in by men on...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9). "Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A circus traveling on the road has three cages, the first and second are flying the Confederate flag. A stone at the side of the road says "TO BOSTON". "T...

Date: 1880 

Description: Engraved portrait of J. Wesley Carhart of Racine, Methodist minister, physician, and inventor of a steam-powered automobile in 1871. Although impractical,...

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Description: Billhead of Burnham & Post of Milwaukee, a livery and boarding stable, with a side view of a horse outfitted with a saddle and bridle.

Date: 1882-05-30 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne twine binder. Describes the results of a contest between the Osborne machine and machines made by McCormick, Deering,...

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