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The Pet Bird

Date: 1852-01 

Description: A colored engraving depicting a bird under a glass dome with flowers and plants on a decorative shelf.

Date: 1951-02-02 before

Description: Front cover of the menu and program for the Fifth Anniversary of the Secretary-Generalship of Trygve Lie, first Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN...

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Description: Cartoon graphic of a bird (probably a dove) holding an olive branch in one hand and a symbol that is a combination of a peace symbol and a female gender sy...

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and first two pages of Guey Sam menu, with the name of the restaurant in a red heart (characters) and a column-shaped decorative field (English...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a little girl in a red outfit gazing at at bird in a tree. She is standing on a path with grass all around. There is an ornate b...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Federal (bald) eagle attacking a rattlesnake. The eagle has a Union flag in its left talons and the snake in its right, while biting the snake with its bea...

Date: 1906-10-27 before

Description: Front cover of the program and menu for the twenty-fifth anniversary dinner for Chief of Police John T. Janssen at the Hotel Pfister. At the top is an eagl...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of dogs fighting over a tu...

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: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

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: 1865 

Description: Invitation to the Presidential Inaugural Ball that celebrated the re-election of Abraham Lincoln, together with Andrew Johnson, who succeeded to the Presid...

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...

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Description: Letterhead of the Post Office at Tigerton, Wisconsin, with a stock Chinoiserie image of a man standing and a woman holding a fan sitting in either a boat o...

Date: 1935-11-28 before

Description: Thanksgiving dinner menu from the Civilian Conservation Corps, 641st Company, at Camp Nine Mile, with a profile view of a turkey.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.

Date: 1943 

Description: Holiday card with two flamingos standing in a stream with water lilies. Palm trees are on the banks. The right edge is die cut.

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Description: Crest created by Reynolds Escutcheons of Military and Naval Service to commemorate the 8th Wisconsin Infantry. The crest has the seal of Wisconsin and an e...

Date: 1904-05-30 

Description: Chromolithograph of Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle. The title reads, "Memorial Day in Wisconsin Schools."

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