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Description: Memohead of the Green Bay Stock Yards and Transit Company, with a circular image of a cow's head against a background of a leafy branch and the company nam...

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is W. J. Fitzpatrick, a jockey and 1888 winner of "The Sequence Stakes".

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card featuring a boy riding a bucking donkey. His cap is flying off of his head. A heart lays on the ground with the text "Valentine Greeti...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Two-sided holiday card with blue fringe all around the edges. The front has a young girl holding cream colored roses. She is wearing a white dress with a r...

Date: 1855-05-10 

Description: A poster advertising a $100 reward to be issued by Marcus Du Val for his runaway "servant" Matthew Turner. The poster includes a physical description of th...

Date: 1945 

Description: Civil Air Patrol membership card belonging to Meinhardt Raabe.

Date: 1933 

Description: Pass issued by the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company for the week of December 17-23, 1933.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...

Date: 1946-12-14 before

Description: Menu, mounted on board, for a dinner of the Gridiron Club. Features a background menu image (by Clifford Berryman?) of a victorious elephant in boxing shor...

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Description: Advertising card for Wisconsin Central Railroad land for sale at $5 an acre.

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Description: Christmas card from Alger Hiss to James Aronson. The front of card is a page from the Missale Pataviense, Vienna, 1512. Inside reads: "Happy New Year to Ji...

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Description: Photographic holiday card from Marie and Averell Harriman. Mr. Harriman was governor of New York 1955-1958, U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union 1943-1946,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" flies in the background. Captions below read "JEFF. DAV...

Date: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

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Description: Letterhead of Northwestern Lumber Company of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, manufacturer of "Lath Shingles & Pickets", with two men in the woods, one poised with a...

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Isaac Lewis

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is Isaac Lewis, a jockey. Lewis rode in four consecutive Kentucky Derbies, 1886-1889, winn...

Date: 1960 

Description: Holiday card with a running grandfather clock on the front, and the face of the clock with pictures of the family as the hours on the inside. Holly decorat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Reprint from the pages of "Hoard's Dairyman" magazine issued to influence public opinion in Wisconsin where the sale of colored margarine was prohibited by...

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