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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...

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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: 1905 

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee office of the Local Executive Committee for Head Camp Entertainment for a convention on June 20th to 24th, 1905, of the Modern...

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: 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: 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: 1930 before

Description: Holiday card of Santa Claus knocking on a door in a hall with a brick floor. He is wearing a brown coat and hood, with a sack of toys on his back, a basket...

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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: 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...

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...

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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: 1886 

Description: Front of advertising card with an Uncle Sam figure with a text balloon that reads: "Read what people say of the Little Yankee Three Wheel Plow." The back o...

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: Pantalone, a black masked figure...

Date:  ca.

Description: Mrs. Stuart Robson (1861-1924), actress, started her career as Miss May Waldron.

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: 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: 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: 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:  ca.

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

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)...

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