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Description: Holiday card of an African American child standing next to a snowman. The child is wearing a jacket, snow pants, boots, stocking cap and earmuffs. The snow...
Description: Holiday card with a 10¢ War Stamp Album glued inside. The front of the card shows Uncle Sam's large shoe kicking Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito into space....
Description: A portrait of General Grant surrounded with scenes of his life.
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: 1860 ca.
Description: Advertisement card that reads: "The Kirby. It Mows! It Reaps! It Rakes!" Includes a photograph that has been pasted onto the card of a man using the Kirby.
Date: 1860 after
Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser.
The text below reads:
"Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...
Description: Advertisement picturing a white woman and an African American man with the title "The Real Criminals Are Those Who Preach Racial Integration."
Description: The Lady Liberty, seated on a platform, is holding a banner with stars and the text, "WISCONSIN LOYAL TO THE UNION". Behind her are an American eagle and f...
Description: The cover of "Titletown, U.S.A. '61", a Special edition of the "Green Bay Press-Gazette".
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Fragment from a Russian advertising poster with a color illustration of men using horses and disk harrows to perform farm work.
Description: Scene from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Description: Front cover of the October issue of "Motor Mechanics" magazine featuring a photograph of a man smoking a pipe while using an Ebert tractor.
Date: 1902-03-04 before
Description: Souvenir menu from the banquet in honor of H.R.H. Prince Henry of Prussia given by the citizens of Milwaukee at the Hotel Pfister. On the cover is a waterc...
Description: Advertisement for the Bullock Creeping-Grip crawler tractor featuring a photograph of a man standing while using the machine.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a farmer in patched and ragg...
Description: Seated engraved portrait of Major General Benjamin F. Butler.
Description: Letterhead proof for the International Litho Artists and Engravers Insurance and Protective Association of the United States and Canada, of Milwaukee, Wisc...
Description: Drawing of Frank bartending at The J&L.
Description: A political cartoon in which a small Harry Truman wearing an oversized shoe is requesting more power of a man representing Congress.
Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising Caterpillar tractors for moving dirt with wheel scrapers. The photograph shows two men using a Caterpillar in a rural...
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