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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (left) and back (right) of a promotional card advertising farming land in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "A typical cou...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Holiday card of a little boy and his dog looking amazed at the candlelit Christmas tree. Figured drapes are in the background. He is wearing a green sailor...

Date: 1937-02-11 

Description: Valentine's Day card made from a kit. The front and back are both shown. The front has a girl in a yellow dress holding a heart, surrounded by hearts and f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a boy dressed in a blue sailor suit and a girl dressed in a pink outfit and bonnet. They are sitting arm in arm. He is holding a he...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Delegation of war-widow, war-orphans, and maimed war-heroes at the White House, Washington, D.C., appealing to President Wilson for an "embargo on all war...

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

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Description: Advertisement for Blatz Private Stock, a "de-alcoholized" beer brewed in Milwaukee during Prohibition. Depicts a couple picnicking near a lake and mountain...

Date: 1912 

Description: Die cut holiday card in the shape of a bell with a string attached at top. It is an advertisement for the Bank of Madison to "Join the Christmas Club" so y...

Date: 1891-11-05 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...

Date: 1906-11-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu pages of the a la carte and table d'hote options for Thanksgiving dinner at the Schlitz Hotel, with a boy wearing only a chef's hat an...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Cover of a pamphlet produced by the Velie Motors Corporation to advertise the Biltwel 12-24 tractor. The text, entitled "Horses vs. Profit," is illustrated...

Date: 1905 

Description: Advertising card for International Harvester stationary engines. Features a color illustration of a young girl fetching water from a trough. A pump powered...

Date: 1953 

Description: Photographic holiday card of the Schroepfer family. They are gathered around the father seated in an armchair. The mother stands behind the chair. Four bro...

Date: 1978-10-28 before

Description: Menu from the Jamieson House, with decorative borders featuring putti holding a platter of meat, wine cellar keys, and a basket of wines; decanting wine fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card of an African American child standing next to a snowman. The child is wearing a jacket, snow pants, boots, stocking cap and earmuffs. The snow...

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Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl and a boy. She is wearing a green dress with a pink and green sash, and a red plaid hat. He is wearing a matador's costume...

Date: 1855 

Description: An illustration of an Indian prophet standing by his lodge, which has symbols drawn on and floating above it. Others are seated, watching him. Two persons...

Date: 1919 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising Moline Universal tractors, featuring a photograph of men and children in a farm field, probably watching an equipment...

Date: 1948-12 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring color illustrations of various Christmas scenes and an International Metro truck. Includes the text "...

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