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Date: 1887-10-14 before

Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a man in a powdered wig wearing a waistcoat with wide, decorated cuffs, ruffled...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

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...

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Description: Letterhead of the F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Company of Milwaukee, manufacturers of and dealers in footwear, with an elevated, three-quarter view of the Mayer co...

Date: 1914 

Description: Holiday card of a boy carrying a plum pudding topped with holly. He is dressed in a red, green and white medieval style costume. His hat is grey with a plu...

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:  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...

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NOEL

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over an image of three dimensional letters that read: "NOEL". The letters are slanting from u...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman holding a string with five hearts hanging on it. She is wearing a blue and black dress with white ruffles at the neckline...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Marching elephant wearing boots and a blanket carries a banner. The banner reads "The Northern Elephant" and has a face on the left side and it is holding...

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Description: Letterhead of the Southwestern Milling Company, with the company logo for premium Aristos flour ("The Flour with a Flavor") on the left and a girl feeding...

Date: 1932 

Description: Holiday card of a hobo in a jacket and hat seated in front of a campfire, warming his hands. His bundle of belongings is on a stick by his side. His footpr...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a man in his pajamas carryin...

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

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Coasting

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: 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: 1927-02-12 

Description: Valentine's Day card of a girl in a pink polka dot dress with a white and yellow apron. She is bending forward and holds an actual stick of Black Jack Chew...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with four die cut pieces held together with two cords. The top piece is a girl wearing a lavender dress and ballet slippers. She is ho...

Date: 1936 

Description: Holiday card with a man lounging in a easy chair. He is holding a cigarette in a holder in his left hand and a cocktail in his right. He is wearing a smoki...

Date: 1882 

Description: Advertising card for Hoover & Co. Manufacturers of Excelsior Twine Binder, featuring an illustration of a young boy in Asian-style robe and shoes, a queue...

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