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Dell O'Dell

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

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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...

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Rural Burial

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Description: Engraved view of a country burial in the snow. A clergyman reads a blessing as a mourner kneels near the grave. A group of mourners bow their heads. A team...

Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card. In the center are 4 choir girls singing, holding hymnals, and one girl playing the violin. They are all wearing white robes. In the backgroun...

Date: 1900 

Description: Valentine's Day card that has foldout panels on both sides. The bottom layer is a heart-shaped card with a floral and metallic gold border, die cut and emb...

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

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...

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Description: Letterhead of the Bunde & Upmeyer Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with two putti setting a ring with a radiating, faceted gemstone. They are hovering amid...

Date: 1867 after

Description: 1868-1875. Founded by Dr. Joseph Salzman (featured in the vignette at left, teaching). Vignette, lower left, features St. Francis Seminary, founded in 185...

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: 1860 after

Description: The devil holds the Texas state seal and a Confederate flag. "THE REBEL STATES" and "TEXAS" appear within the illustration. Blue ink on beige envelope, ima...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Methodist Church.

Date: 1869-06-26 

Description: An engraving from the Billed-Magazine of the First Congregational Church.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cherub (angel) sits on a wagon with a bellows on top. He is blowing bubbles from a pipe. The newest bubble has the words " A ZEPHYR" in it (a zephyr is a...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A lithograph of the Grace Episcopal Church with the Wisconsin State Capitol in the background.

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...

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Description: Bird's-eye view of Jerusalem with the Muslim shrine, the Dome of the Rock, as seen from the hills outside the city.

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: 1889-03-06 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing for a breakfast in honor of evangelist Dwight L. Moody. On the cover is an ivory tipped-in text plate bordered with a deckle-e...

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