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Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Includes several testimonials from McCormick customers.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is a pink and white card with embossed floral designs. The middle layer (not visible) is a country...

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Description: Cover from songbook used on the "S.S. North American." Back cover advertises the sailings of the "North American" and "South American." Includes pic...

Date: 1855-12-20 

Description: Letter confirming the purchase of two State of Maryland Lottery tickets by Mr. Charles A. Kingsley through the Chicago office of Pyfer & Co.

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Description: Memohead of the G. Heileman Brewing Company of La Crosse, Wisconsin, manufacturers of keg and bottled beer, with an elevated view of the brewery complex, i...

Date: 1889-08-01 before

Description: Exterior and interior menu listing of the Fountain Spring House, with visitors strolling the grounds of a tree-filled park with the hotel in the background...

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Description: Letterhead of the Industrial Arts Division, Wisconsin State College-Platteville, with a view of the front of the division building and a cloud-filled sky,...

Date: 1950-03-24 before

Description: Front cover of a farewell dinner menu from the Italian Line ship Saturnia, with two Commedia dell' Arte characters: Tartaglia, a rotund figure who w...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, holding a Confederate flag, is arriving in hell with a devil riding on his back. Another devil (Benedict Arnold) below is giving him a "wa...

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Description: Ticket for a raffle in which a turkey was the prize.

Date: 1860 after

Description: In a play on words, Jeff Davis is "taking" Washington with a camera. He is crouching under the cloth peering through a camera on a tripod. The camera is po...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Directions for use of Dr. Owen's Electric Belt and Spinal Appliance. There is a drawing of the device at the top of the page.

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Description: Letterhead of the Roundy, Peckham & Dexter Company, with color illustrations of three Roundy's products: a package of coffee, and cans of pineapple and tom...

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John Adams

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving by R.E. Babson of painting of John Adams by G. Stuart, with inset of "Talleyrand Receiving the American Envoys, 1797."

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Description: Memohead of the Krebs Lithographing Company, a steam lithographic printing house in Cincinnati, Ohio, with two workmen and a boy operating a printing press...

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Description: Memohead of the Post Office in Hilbert, Wisconsin, with a center image of an eagle holding a banner, the ends of which read U.S. and Mail, in its beak, und...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking southwest toward the county courthouse under construction in the public square west of St. John's Cathedral.

Date: 1913-02-17 before

Description: Cyanotype menu for a Railroad Commission Dinner Dance, with a train steaming down the tracks, the seal of the state of Wisconsin, and two presentations of...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The letters to the words "DEATH TO TRAITORS" are made up of soldiers, Confederate flags, gallows, a hanged man and guns. A military camp is visible in the...

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Description: Letterhead of the Cohn & Robertson Granite Manufacturing Company of Granite Heights and Wausau, Wisconsin, with a view of workers loading a C.M.&St.P. rail...

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