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Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over "Merry Christmas" wrapping paper in the background. Holly and bells appear overhead. Eac...

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Greetings

Date: 1941 

Description: Holiday card with man sitting in an easy chair in front of a fireplace. He is smoking a pipe and reading a book. There is a model sailing ship on the mantl...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Cover of a brochure advertising the Turner Simplicity Farm Tractor. The cover features a photograph of a man using the tractor along with the caption, "Tur...

Date: 1887-10-14 before

Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a woman with an upswept hairstyle and a choker, wearing a low-necked Delftware-p...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Skull and Crossbones wearing a jester's cap with bells, J and D appear on the earflaps, probably referring to Jefferson Davis as a fool. On the crossbone...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Abraham Lincoln in a dark-colored dress, hair in ringlets with a jeweled hair band, and holding a fan; engraved by Samuel Sartain, and pri...

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Greetings

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card showing an African American Santa Claus. He is wearing the traditional red suit, mittens and hat with white fur trim. He is carrying a sack ov...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Weesh-cub, or the Sweet, a noted Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chie...

Date: 1960-02 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring color illustrations of a medium-duty stake truck and a Metro-Mite. Includes the text "No matter what...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Advertising brochure for the Ohio Mower and Reaper manufactured by Ephraim Ball. The advertisement features a line drawing of men using two mowers pulled b...

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NOEL

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over an image of three dimensional letters that read: "NOEL". The letters are slanting from u...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An image of the Union flag with tassels and a liberty cap on the top of the pole. Below is the verse, "Down with the Traitor's Serpent flag! Death to th...

Date: 1882 

Description: Advertising card for Hoover & Co. Manufacturers of Excelsior Twine Binder, featuring an illustration of a young boy in Asian-style robe and shoes, a queue...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Depiction of the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Boston, Massachusetts. On the border surrounding the group portrait are ind...

Date: 1947 

Description: Holiday card with a snow man and woman riding in a sleigh. They are wearing coats and have a plaid blanket on their laps. He is wearing a hat with a feathe...

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertisement for Hart-Parr agricultural equipment featuring a color illustration of a man operating a tractor along with text reading, "Again in the Spotl...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a soldier in a tan uniform reading a book with a little girl. The cover of the book says "FRENCH". She has a blonde ponytail with a blue...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and first two menu pages of a multi-page Mandarin and American style menu, with a tipped-in illustration of the facade of the restaurant, with...

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