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Date: 1876 ca.

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

Date: 1871-12-23 

Description: Illustration of Dr. Williams being sworn in as an expert medical witness at the Wharton trial.

Date: 1889 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

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...

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Date:  date unknown

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Magazine advertisement for Kotex sanitary pads featuring an illustration of a man in a wheelchair with two nurses, and a woman sitting in the grass.

Date:  

Description: Engraved portrait of Herbert Battles Tanner who was running for Mayor of Kaukauna on the Republican ticket. Other candidates are listed below.

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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...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lincoln is portrayed as a pharmacist with the names of the Union generals on some of the products that surround him in an apothecary. Some examples: "Scott...

Date: 1853 

Description: "Transporting the Wounded". Wood engraving from a drawing by Seth Eastman, from the Aboriginal Portfolio by Mary H. Eastman, 1853.

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...

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: 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:  

Description: Orange-red colored influenza quarantine card with text in black ink that reads, "All persons are notified of the presence of this disease and on account of...

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...

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...

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts a man with his arm in a sling and using a crutch saying "I tried riding the...

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a nurse in uniform peering through a wreath she is holding. The card has a thin red border. The text below reads: "Christmas Greetings to...

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