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Description: Interior of the luncheon menu for the Northern Pacific Yellowstone Park Line, with set menu and à la carte selections.

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Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A hot air balloon labeled "SECESSION" bursts and drops men and soldiers out of the gondola towards the ground below. The gondola has crossbones on it and t...

Date: 1885 

Description: Broadsheet describing a pledge made by agricultural machinery manufacturers to compete fairly with one another, and not try to break up competitors' sales....

Date: 1860 after

Description: African American man, left, map depicting Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the border of Pennsylvania, right. Key of "DIRECTIONS" in upper right corner. At...

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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...

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Print of the artwork for a perspective drawing of an American System-Built House. Frank Lloyd Wright outlined his vision of affordable housing. He asserted...

Date: 1924-11-01 

Description: Prescription for alcohol to treat bronchitis written by a Kenosha doctor.

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Description: Cut and pasted design for Wisconsin Promotional Bureau logo.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of Jefferson Davis within a rope forming a figure eight. At the top, Davis is standing proudly in a uniform holding a sword. The skull and cross...

Date: 1917-12-13 

Description: A color cartoon depicting Robert M. La Follette, Sr. as pro-German, showing Kaiser pinning medals on him.

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Corn Crops

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising land in northern Wisconsin. The image on the front of the card shows a man holding up a...

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "German Style Beer, Peter Bub Brewery." Pictured on the label are a group of gnomes d...

Date: 1943-12-17 before

Description: Front cover and menu from a dinner honoring Orville Wright, on the fortieth anniversary of the first flights of Wilbur and Orville Wright from Kitty Hawk,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty holds a Union flag in her left hand and a sword, point down, in her right. To the right the text reads, "THE WAR FOR THE UNION". The letters i...

Date: 1918 

Description: Full page display ad for the husband and wife filmmaking team of John Emerson and Anita Loos in the 1918 edition of Wid's Yearbook, a motion picture trade...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Brochure about the record of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy issued by the Democratic Organizing Committee of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Democratic Party began t...

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Description: Letterpress menu for a German wine tasting dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant with wine importer Terry Theise. Printed in varying shades of burgundy and green i...

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon appears under the heading "Starting the Tractor." The cartoon depicts a man riding...

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Description: Memohead of the Jackson County Bank in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the bank building, including groups of people and two hor...

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