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Description: One-page wine list from the Green Bay Turn Verein, a German gymnastic society, with a background image of a mustachioed male figure holding a flag with an...

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Old Abe

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Description: Print of a painted portrait of Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the Eighth Regiment of the Wisconsin Civil Volunteer Infantry, standing on a perch. "Old Abe"...

Date: 1871-11-25 

Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...

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Description: Cock-of-the-Rock is named for its distinctive crest. It is from the bird family Cotingidae, and native to the tropical rain forests of South America and G...

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Cardinal

Date:  ca.

Description: The cardinal, or redbird is a finch found throughout the Americas. Its defining features include bright red plumage, a musical song, and a pointed crest o...

Date: 1968 

Description: Large round sticker from Eugene McCarthy's 1968 Presidential campaign. Above McCarthy's name is a dove with a branch in its beak.

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Description: Holiday card with doves of peace holding flags from various countries over a metallic gold background. The Christmas star is overhead. The text on the insi...

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertisement for the Lauson 15-25 tractor featuring a color illustration of a farmer using the tractor and plow in a field, surrounded by an Art Deco-styl...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ornaments from a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These were combined with the "folders" (cards) and paper lace to create personalized Valentine's Day c...

Date: 1845 

Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images and...

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My Valentine

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Description: Valentine's Day card showing a male bird standing on a tree branch with a top hat, cane and bouquet of flowers. To the right is a female bird wearing a hat...

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Description: Back, front, and inside front cover of the menu from The Restaurant at Baron's department store, with "A Historical Map of Madison" focusing on the isthmus...

Date: 1952 

Description: Front cover and menu page for a banquet given by the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social to the senior delegates to the fourth reunion of the Inter-Americ...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...

Date: 1927 

Description: Spanish advertising catalog for McCormick binders and headers. Title on catalog reads "La Espigadora 'Picaflor' McCormick" and features an illustration of...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Holiday card from the "Chemical Warfare Service, United States Army, Edgewood Arsenal, MD. December 25th, 1918". Their logo appears above the text. The Ame...

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Description: Letterhead of Louis Auer & Son, Milwaukee passenger agents for the Red Star Line, with a bearded man in a cap and uniform steering a ship's wheel. The name...

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: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" flies in the background. Captions below read "JEFF. DAV...

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...

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