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Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1934-01-13 before

Description: Handwritten menu and "Bon Voyage" greeting in a card from the Swedish American Line, with a Swedish castle on the cover, and on the inside of the card, a t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stamp advertising the city of Sheboygan, specifically its many industries. In addition to the stamp title, the stamp includes an illustration of factories,...

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Hay Loading

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A farmer uses a pitchfork to load hay onto a wagon pulled by a Cletrac crawler tractor. The caption reads, "Hay loading. The Cletrac needs no time out on t...

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Pierce House

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: A sketch of the Pierce Residence at 424 North Pinckney Street. The house is sometimes referred to by the surnames of its other owners: McDonnell, Garnhardt...

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester Low Lift manure spreaders. Includes a colored photograph of haystacks in a field. The photo is...

Date: ????-07-26 

Description: One-page dinner menu from L'Etoile Restaurant, with menu selections in calligraphy and the restaurant's starburst logo at the top and bottom opposing corne...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the selling of tents for the Eighteenth Annual National Encampment, of Grand Army of the Republic, at Minneapolis, Minnesota, on July 23,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A man, probably Jefferson Davis, rides a pig carrying a sign that reads, "2d EDITION!!! 40,000 Killed, Wounded, THIS ONE MISSING! VIA CINCINNATI!" Blue ink...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Pamphlet advertising the Triumph tractor. The pamphlet includes a swastika design.

Date: 1860 after

Description: John Bull is carrying a bale of cotton on his shoulders. He is standing with one foot on each of two galloping horses. One horse labeled "UNION" has a Unio...

Date: 1889 

Description: Ticket for the inauguration of President Benjamin Harrison. This ticket belonged to William Freeman Vilas of Wisconsin, the Secretary of the Interior. The...

Date: 1926 

Description: Holiday card with two parts. The main card is red paper with gold foliage printed on the outside. "Christmas Greetings" is printed on the bottom in black u...

Date: 1945-12-15 before

Description: Menu from the sixtieth anniversary dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a half-length cartoon view (by Clifford K. Berryman?) of club president Lyle C. Wilson...

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Description: Letterhead of the Farmers' New Era Telephone Company of Hebron, Illinois, with a female switchboard operator wearing headphones sitting near a window with...

Date: 1958 

Description: A cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon appears under the heading "Operating the Power Take-Off with the Tractor Standing...

Date: 1914 

Description: Holiday card of a boy carrying a plum pudding topped with holly. He is dressed in a red, green and white medieval style costume. His hat is grey with a plu...

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I Always Win

Date: 1860 after

Description: An elephant wearing boots is carrying a banner that reads, "I ALWAYS WIN." The banner has a face on the left end and is holding up the elephant's tail with...

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Description: Letterhead of the Mayor's Office, with a three-quarter view of the Milwaukee courthouse and people standing or walking by the building.

Date: 1891 before

Description: Chromolithograph of the third Wisconsin State Capitol with a U.S. flag atop the dome. The colored illustration was produced by the Milwaukee Lithography an...

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