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Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving from a painting of Thomas Jefferson, seated with books and writing implements.

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Greetings

Date: 1941 

Description: Holiday card with man sitting in an easy chair in front of a fireplace. He is smoking a pipe and reading a book. There is a model sailing ship on the mantl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An engraving of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Philip Livingston, and Roger Sherman, drafters of the Declaration of Independence gathered...

Date: 1931 

Description: Cover of the book "Century of the Reaper" by Cyrus McCormick III ("Cyrusie"). The cover includes a color illustration of the senior Cyrus McCormick testing...

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Description: Letterhead of A. Whittemore & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, bookseller, stationer, and manufacturer of blank books of various types. In the center is a...

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Here I Come!

Date: 1941 

Description: Holiday card of a puppy wearing a sweater and scarf, rolling down a snow-covered hill inside of a giant snowball. In the background is the text of part of...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.

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:  

Description: Billhead of Neese, Kustermann & Root of Green Bay, Wisconsin, stationers, printers, book-binders, and dealers in musical instruments and sewing machines. T...

Date: 1935 

Description: "Doomed Demons" by Eustace L. Adams, part of the Air Combat Stories for Boys series published by Grosset & Dunlap between 1932 and 1946. The cover art is b...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman sitting in a meadow reading a book. She is wearing a yellow dress and a red hat with a feather. To the right in the backg...

Date: 1944-11-29 before

Description: Back and front covers and inside menu listing, of a die-cut three-quarter view of a cloth-bound book with an inset title plate, and a guest list with a few...

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Northwestern Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, art lithographers, publishers, and engravers, with a standing female figure in...

Date: 1901-03-21 before

Description: Supper menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with an illustration of people on the top d...

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John Adams

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front of advertising card for George Garis featuring a young girl sitting in the grass with a book, and singing birds perched on flowers. Back of card read...

Date: 1908-02 

Description: Interior view of the Greene Memorial Library of Milwaukee-Downer College (now the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee). The image is part of a 14-page pamphl...

Date: 1890 

Description: Lithograph illustration for the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a gentleman sitting in a Victorian parlor pointing to...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a soldier in a tan uniform reading a book with a little girl. The cover of the book says "FRENCH". She has a blonde ponytail with a blue...

Date: 1922 

Description: Front cover for a book version of the popular comic strip by Clare Briggs (1875-1930), who was raised in Reedsburg, Wisconsin.

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