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Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Holiday card with an atomic bomb exploding with "Joy, Peace, Health, Happiness and Good Will" flying out of it. Below is the verse: "The atom bomb brings g...
Description: Forged labels imitating United States Government Revenue stamps seized by Prohibition Officers. The labels were used by bootleggers to make customers belie...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Two images of the "family" of Virginia. Above depicts a happy, prosperous "family" at the Declaration of Independence in 1776. A banner with the stars and...
Description: Notice of farm auction sale for farm and personal property of Ed Gein. The farmhouse was destroyed by fire before the auction took place.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...
Date: date unknown
Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...
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