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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a woman spanking a young boy...

Date: ????-03-11 date unknown

Description: Dinner menu from A Bit of Sweden restaurant. Front cover has an illustration of a man pouring coffee from a large pot for a woman holding a cup; both are w...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Holiday card featuring a boy and his dog. The boy is wearing a white and blue sailor suit. The dog is sitting up and begging with a sprig of holly in his m...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card of a girl pulling a sled with two gifts on it. She is wearing a green coat and hat with white fur trim, and red mittens. A snowy hill and a tr...

Date: 1934-04-10 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Brew-Date label for a bottle of Blatz beer. The label features two cartoon gnomes hol...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a large red heart with a man seated in a chair over it. His head is resting in his right hand and he appears to be in despair. He h...

Date: 1914-02-13 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with a Dutch woman and man facing each other. She is wearing a yellow dress, white bonnet, wooden shoes (clogs) and carries a bask...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A girl and a boy are holding hands. A red heart is in the background. the text reads "Oh, Valentine I'm in a 'Stew', I'm Simp...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine created using a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. The "folder" (card) has a boy in military uniform holding a rifle. He is kissing a girl on th...

Date: 1913 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard of a lady holding a heart, being "held up" by two "western-themed" Cupids holding pistols. She is wearing a pink and floral print...

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Description: Billhead of Chas. Bigelow & Company of Milwaukee, a manufacturer and dealer in boots, shoes, and leather, with an elephant wearing cuffed boots and a tasse...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card in the shape of a heart, with a woman in a long pink dress seated in a meadow as the central image. She is holding a heart and flowers...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Dressed in uniform with a Confederate hat, eyeglasses, and a belt with pistols and a sword, a gorilla stands with a rifle in his right hand and a knife is...

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Description: Letterhead of William Beattie, a boot and shoe manufacturer and dealer from Portage, Wisconsin, who also dealt in leather, findings, and "Patent Leggings....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over "Merry Christmas" wrapping paper in the background. Holly and bells appear overhead. Eac...

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Description: An image of a farmer in a barnyard shoveling snow wearing boots from La Crosse Rubber Mills.

Date: 1948 

Description: Holiday card of a trainload of skiers with their skis on their way to the slopes.

Date: 1886 

Description: Front of advertising card with an Uncle Sam figure with a text balloon that reads: "Read what people say of the Little Yankee Three Wheel Plow." The back o...

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Date: 1879-12-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man coasting on a high-wheel bicycle. He has his legs draped over the handlebars, and his hands on the handlebars, leaving the pedals f...

Date: 1947-05 before

Description: Cartoon, mounted on board, by Clifford K. Berryman of candidates wearing spring dresses and hats or headbands, and dancing around a maypole, with the Washi...

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