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Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is dri...

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...

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Description: Letterhead of Pawling & Harnischfeger, a manufacturer of traveling cranes, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a crane with a monorail hoist, and printer's...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A youthful looking Zouave soldier has a knife in his right hand and the Union flag in his left. A battlefield with explosions is behind him. The verse bel...

Date: 1951 

Description: The inside of a holiday card. It shows the head of the company, D.C. (Clark) Everest, sitting at his desk. Four green frames across the top show different...

Date: 1882-05-02 

Description: Illustrated invitation to a May Party at Liederkranz Hall given by the Makers and Sawyers of Milwaukee. The invitation is illustrated in color with a hors...

Date: 1932 

Description: Guest ticket to the Democratic Convention held at Chicago. Franklin D. Roosevelt was nominated at this convention.

Date: 1908-07-03 before

Description: Folded menu from the Hotel Müller, with hikers on the die-cut flap, ascending a mountain, and mountains and sky on the panel beneath. The drawings are sign...

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Date: 1948 

Description: Holiday card created by Wisconsin artist Alfred A. Sessler. The image is of Santa Claus (in the Sessler style) holding a bag of snow in one hand and a smal...

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Description: Menu of daily meat specials under the heading "Come And Get It!" from the Logging Camp Cook Shanty restaurant at Historyland. On the left is a black and wh...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A fox, with J.D. and crossbones on his leg, wearing a coat and hat with a skull on it, steals away in the night on a road labeled "TO DIXIE'S LAND". The mo...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Side by side portraits of the same man. Portrait on the left side is gleeful and smiling after hearing about the "terror stricken North". Caption below rea...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.

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Description: Letterhead of the American Exchange Bank, established in 1871 and originally named the German Bank and later, the German-American Bank, located on the Capi...

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Description: Memohead of the Green Bay Transportation Company, with a center image of a steamer traveling on the water and a life preserver on one side printed with the...

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...

Date: 2007-06-24 before

Description: One-page autographed menu for a six-course food and wine benefit dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant for Wisconsin Homegrown Lunch, a program promoting the use o...

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Description: A flyer titled "Who's Un-American Now?" regarding the blacklisting of the Hollywood Ten.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A portrait of Abraham Lincoln above two crossed Union flags. The caption below reads, "The UNION, it must and shall be preserved." The portrait of Lincoln...

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Description: Memohead of Fuhremann Canning Company of De Forest, Wisconsin, "Packers of Fancy Peas and Corn" under the brands "Housewife's Pride, Judge Right & First Ro...

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