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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: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick". Below is the caption and verse, "JEFF A...

Date: 1981 ca.

Description: Holiday card with the Christ child in a manger surrounded by four praying children, each of a different race, Native American, African American, Caucasian...

Date: 1844 

Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8). "All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by...

Date:  

Description: Billhead of R. Harper & Son of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Decorators, House & Sign Painters & Dealers in Wallpaper, Window Shades &c &c", with various typeface...

Date: 1892 

Description: Photographic print of an engraved image showing a robed missionary standing in a birch bark canoe paddled by four Native Americans and another man who appe...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ornaments from a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These were combined with the "folders" (cards) and paper lace to create personalized Valentine's Day c...

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Dell O'Dell

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertising brochure for Dell O'Dell, one of a few professional female magicians.

Date: 1952 

Description: A two-sided, antisemitic card featuring "Ikie" Eisenhower on the left (with "IKIE" below) and a caricature of a Jewish man on the right (with "US" below)....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two-sided playing card used for advertising by magician Howard Thurston (d. 1936), arguably the greatest magician of his day. The reverse side of the card...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of St. Norbert House.

Date: 1962 

Description: Holiday card with Santa Claus holding a candy cane, surrounded by many symbols of the season: angels, stars, candles, birds, stockings, ornaments, gifts, b...

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: 1655 

Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: The Grignon block house, "where the first Mass was said."

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a center image of a woman and a cherub leaning on an ornamental stone wall. A column with an ornate top appears to the right. The...

Date: 1912-08-21 before

Description: Banquet menu for the Fourteenth Biennial Convention of the Ancient Order of Hibernians of Michigan. On the cover is a Celtic harp adorned with shamrocks, p...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An angel holding a Union flag is saying "GOD WATCHES OVER THEM". Under her gaze two children peacefully sleep under a Union flag. At the foot of the bed an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with the theme of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. On a pink background, the serpent with an apple in his mouth appears in a tree f...

Date: 1655 

Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...

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