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Date: 1886 

Description: Advertising ephemera for Electricity in a Bottle by the West Electric Cure Co. of Chicago which claimed to cure catarrh, hay fever, headache, asthma, and n...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement for Harriet Meta's Face Dyspepsia Food which promised to make your face "round and plump" and to enlarge the bust and to make a "thin scrawny...

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Description: Letterhead of Fisher Brothers, druggists in Baraboo, Wisconsin, with framed halftone images of the three brothers and a printed advertisement on one side f...

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Description: Advertising for Dr. Birney's Catarrhal Powder, showing a drawing of a woman administering a treatment to herself by blowing the powder up her own nose thro...

Date: 1880 

Description: Engraved portrait of J. Wesley Carhart of Racine, Methodist minister, physician, and inventor of a steam-powered automobile in 1871. Although impractical,...

Date: 1924-11-01 

Description: Prescription for alcohol to treat bronchitis written by a Kenosha doctor.

Date: 1956 

Description: A cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts a man on crutches with a broken leg, a man's head with a pained expression...

Date: 1970 

Description: Photo holiday greeting card of the Brynteson family. Four portraits show the various members of the family, including a dog.

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon is under the heading "Hitching the Tractor to the Implement". The cartoon depicts a...

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Description: Memohead of the A. Gettelman Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the Gettelman name in a banner, the rest of the company name in a scroll-edged p...

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Description: Letterhead of the Red Cross Hygienic Company, distributor of disinfectants and insecticides, with the company's circular logo with a red cross in the cente...

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Description: Advertising card for Dr. Townsend & Sons of Wyocena, manufacturers of all kinds of fluid extracts, liniments, etc.

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Description: Directions for using the vacuum cap, a device intended to stimulate hair growth. A drawing at the top shows a man with the cap on his head with the cap tur...

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Description: Advertisement for Hunter's Magnetic Saline Fountain Water which was being given away as promotion by an agent in Fond du Lac. The water supposedly cured rh...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: At the corner of Fourth Street and Reservoir Avenue. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and a horse-drawn carriage is in front.

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertisement for Madison Hospital, 413-415 South Baldwin Street. Also known as the Gill & Boyd Hospital, opened in 1889 and existed for just a few years.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

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Description: Advertisement for William Wilson, Medical Electrician that features a Greek godlike figure wearing various electrical medical garments and holding a placar...

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Description: Holiday card with a uniformed nurse standing under mistletoe, while a soldier and a sailor are walking towards her, presumably to kiss her. Inside a red bo...

Date: 1879-02-08 

Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...

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