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Racine

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of downtown Racine seen from Lake Michigan. Several vessels are entering the harbor, and a pier with a beacon is on the right.

Date: 1930 

Description: Page 4 from the schedule describes the trip from Chicago, Illinois, to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on the "Christopher Columbus" or "Theodore Roosevelt". Include...

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Description: Letterhead of the Morley-Murphy Hardware Company, with a three-quarter view of the company building and horse, streetcar, and rail traffic around it.

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Description: A large lithograph of the most immediate of the tragic results of the civil war in Mobile, Alabama, which was the great explosion of May 25, 1865. Federal...

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: 1860 after

Description: A white sailor and a Native American man sit on the ground near the water, ships are visible in the distance. The colonist holds a sextant in his left hand...

Date: 1901-03-21 before

Description: Supper menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with an illustration of people on the top d...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved view of the Milwaukee River.

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Description: Memohead of the Milwaukee Dry Dock Company, which operated two docks, with a view of a dock with ships, planks of wood, buildings, and the slogan, "Electri...

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1950-03-24 before

Description: Interior of the farewell dinner menu for the Italian Line ship Mv. Saturnia, with menu in Italian and English.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Pages 21-22 from the 1926 schedule has three pictures of the Christopher Columbus and advertises its sailing schedule from the South End Michigan Avenue Br...

Date: 1891 

Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Drake Expedition on coast of California, ca. 1579. Francis Drake on the Coast of New Albion, California.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...

Date: 1930 

Description: Cover from Goodrich Steamship Lines schedule, with a picture of a screw-driven passenger/freight vessel against the Chicago skyline and a beach scene in th...

Date: 1920-12-03 before

Description: Menu for Captain's Dinner on board the S.S. Pastores, of the United Fruit Company Steamship Service, carrying President-Elect Warren G. Harding. On...

Date: 1908-09-18 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a framed illustration of a white-bearded man in profile holding a pipe and turning away to look at a sai...

Date: 1913-09-07 before

Description: One-page menu printed on a wide silk ribbon to commemorate the victory of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812,...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Jamestown Settlement in which the brothers of Pocahontas visit her.

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