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Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

Date: 1871 before

Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card featuring an illustration of a man doffing his hat to a woman who is standing on a path holding an umbrella. Above their heads is a large...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a black cartoon cat made of five pieces. It has a metal paper fastener in the center that allows movement of the head, legs and tai...

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Description: A large color lithograph with caption of the battle in progress.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rattlesnake labeled "SECESSION", with an arrow through its neck, is in front of a federal shield. The shield is protecting the Constitution and the Holy...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...

Date: 1903 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "International Union of the United Brewery Workmen of America, Union Made Beer, Ale a...

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick over an illustration of...

Date: 1932 

Description: Pete bartending at Club Simplon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A colored illustration, featuring in the center a young girl standing by a modern bee hive and holding a smoker in her left hand. Her right hand is resting...

Date:  ca.

Description: M. Keenan & Company, flour and feed mill. Small print of mill on the water front. River is behind the building with a steamboat and a ship. A tall smoke...

Date: 1847 

Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

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Description: Letterhead of J. Knauber & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building and traffic in the surrounding streets contai...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Express Line, transporter of trunks and other "light freight," with a man driving a horse-drawn wagon holding two trunks, and t...

Date: 1900 

Description: Both sides of a Deering advertising card in English and French. One side has an illustration of a man wearing a suit riding on an Ideal Mower drawn by a te...

Date: 1938-12 

Description: Horse drinking from a stream with a small dog nearby.

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Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Music Company of Madison, Wisconsin, with two elevated views of the Cable Company's Chicago and St. Charles piano and organ fac...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

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