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Date:  ca.

Description: Miss Batchelor, aspiring actress around the turn of the century.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...

Date: 1962 

Description: Holiday card with an elephant dressed as Santa Claus. His head is die cut and mounted on the card with a spring so his head bobs. On the inside (not shown)...

Date: 1949 

Description: Holiday card with Santa Claus playing a piano. The background is black with a red border, and musical notes of various colors as well as the names of numer...

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: 1950 

Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...

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....

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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: 1974-01 

Description: Front cover of a brochure advertising the International 95 Electric Riding Mower. Under the caption "Discover Electricity," is a color photograph of a man...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Interior menu pages of the Ninth International Medical Congress, with a woman in a head wrap and skirt decorated with stars pouring liquid from a jug into...

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Description: Ben Bergor letterhead, promoting Bergor as a theatrical agent and entertainment consultant, with a cartoon of a bird wearing a top hat and a bow tie, and c...

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:  ca.

Description: Queenie Vassar (1870-1960) Scottish-born stage and motion picture actress of the 1930s and 1940s.

Date: 1915 

Description: Color stamp used to advertise the Wisconsin State Fair. The illustration shows a crowd arriving at the fairgrounds, while a young girl in an ethnic costume...

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: 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: 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:  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: 1929 

Description: A combined holiday card and birth announcement with Santa Claus and a stork holding a banner between them that says "Holiday Greetings from the Knowltons i...

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...

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