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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad featuring an illustration of Uncle Sam stretched from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean....

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: 1933-06-24 before

Description: Front and back of a one-page menu for a Savage Club dinner, entitled "Joe Harker in the chair," with a cartoon by George Whitelaw, with four men in suits e...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Holiday card that looks like a box with the letters "A" and "Z" on the sides. "Merry Christmas" appears on the top. When you flip up the top of the box, Sa...

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Description: Trade card advertising a cream separator manufactured by the DeLaval Company. Features color illustration of the implement. The card dates to the company'...

Date: 1942 

Description: Holiday card with a 10ยข War Stamp Album glued inside. The front of the card shows Uncle Sam's large shoe kicking Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito into space....

Date: 1964 

Description: A page from the pressbook for the movie "Black Like Me" depicting a one-sheet poster that could be ordered to publicize the film. The poster reads: "I chan...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is a pink and white card with embossed floral designs. The middle layer (not visible) is a country...

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Cheers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card with an African American woman dancing with Santa Claus. She is wearing a green mini-dress with a belt, and red go-go boots. A phonograph and...

Date: 1950-03-24 before

Description: Front cover of a farewell dinner menu from the Italian Line ship Saturnia, with two Commedia dell' Arte characters: Tartaglia, a rotund figure who w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl dressed in a costume as the Statue of Liberty. The torch is in her right hand, and a white shield that reads "United State...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with the image of a little girl with an artists palette and two paint brushes. The word "Valentine" appears on the palette. Sh...

Date: 1905-03-04 

Description: A political cartoon titled "The Great American Durbar," showing a parade of political characters featuring Theodore Roosevelt perched atop an elephant symb...

Date: 1919 

Description: An illustration of Uncle Sam points to a U.S. Tractor & Machinery Company Uncle Sam tractor beneath a headline reading, "Speed when you want it. Power all...

Date: 1943 

Description: Holiday card with a clown holding three balloons that have "BOMB" painted on them, one in his left hand and two in a basket held in his right hand. A sign...

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Greetings

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card showing an African American Santa Claus. He is wearing the traditional red suit, mittens and hat with white fur trim. He is carrying a sack ov...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Devil running, holding a pitchfork that flies the Confederate flag in one hand and a bottle in the other. Cotton and Bonds are tucked into his belt. Th...

Date: 1962 

Description: Holiday card with Santa Claus holding a candy cane, surrounded by many symbols of the season: angels, stars, candles, birds, stockings, ornaments, gifts, b...

Date: 1893 

Description: Holiday card with six brownies depicting six different nationalities. One brownie plays a trumpet and another plays an upright bass fiddle. The remaining b...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

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