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Date: 1920-09-15 

Description: Notice run in the "Alton Daily Times" newspaper by the Backus Tractor Company for a demonstration of the Baby Savidge Tractor. The text reads, "Backus Trac...

Date: 1950 

Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.

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Description: Memohead of the M. Hilty Lumber Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the Hilty's Invincible Hardwood Flooring trademark with the motto, "Matchless Yet Mat...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

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Description: Back side of Ida Craddock's business card entitled "Instructions given upon Marriage."

Date: 1976 ca.

Description: Solicitation for donations to the League of Educational Associates Foundation appearing on the back page of the League Against Nuclear Dangers newsletter "...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman archer taking aim at the recipient. A heart-shaped target is behind her. She is wearing a glove and wrist guard. Her skir...

Date: 1953 

Description: Ticket for the All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio, held on August 9, 1953. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Steiner and their two sons of Argyle, Wisconsin, a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A lithograph of Major-General William Tecumseh Sherman, Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, and Rear-Admiral David Dixon Porter below the figure of a woman hol...

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John Pope

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Description: Engraved waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Brigadier General John Pope. At the start of the Civil War he commanded the troops in northern Missouri. From...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Frank King's cartoon character "Uncle Walt." This particular work was drawn for King's niece, Carole. The cartoon says, "Hi Carole come see me sometime."

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Description: Letterhead of J.A. Walker, manufacturer of Havana cigars in Markesan, Wisconsin, with a lighted cigar trailing a wisp of smoke over a stippled rectangle an...

Date: 1930 

Description: Page 4 from the schedule describes the trip from Chicago, Illinois, to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on the "Christopher Columbus" or "Theodore Roosevelt". Include...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: William Donahey's Teenie Weenie Dolls. The print features many of the characters: the General, the Sailor, the Lady of Fashion, Mrs. Lover, the Doctor, Tur...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving of a wooden shack on a Lake Michigan beach surrounded by rowboats, a campfire, and a wooded bluff. Two men stand on the beach near the water.

Date: 1849 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as McCormick, Ogden & Co. Features a small drawing of the r...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A girl and a boy are holding hands. A red heart is in the background. the text reads "Oh, Valentine I'm in a 'Stew', I'm Simp...

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Description: Letterhead of the M. Winter Lumber Company of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "'High Grade Commercial Furniture'" (prominently printed in red ink) a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Envelope compares a young man of the North, on the left, to a young man of the South, on the right. The young Northern man is working with an older man on...

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