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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.

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Printed petition addressed to Governor Leonard J. Farwell concerning the lack of qualifications of the present state Emigrant Agent and their desire for th...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Three symbols appear from left to right, "God's" eye, the Union flag with a liberty cap on the top and the sun and clouds behind it, and a house. The capti...

Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 6). "In this Plate, representing a numerous group in motion, and closely pursued by a party of Indians, wi...

Date: 1827 

Description: Virginia State Lottery ticket for the benefit of the Dismal Swamp Canal Company.

Date: 1855-05-10 

Description: A poster advertising a $100 reward to be issued by Marcus Du Val for his runaway "servant" Matthew Turner. The poster includes a physical description of th...

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Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

Date: 1884 

Description: Letterhead from the office of J. Vandervort, Practicle Apiarist and Manufacturer of Comb Foundation Machines. Laceyville, PA., July 28 1884.

Date: 1888 

Description: The back view of a farmer reaching over a fence. He stands next to wrecked farming machinery, and the words, "Which Side Of The Fence Are You On?" Other te...

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration from an 1887 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing McCormick binders being pulled by oxen in a large field in Italy. The capti...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate flag with the words "The Pirate Flag" and 8 stars in the blue section, and "Jeff. Davis" and "A.H. Stephens" on the red bars. Cream envelope wi...

Date: 1876 

Description: Railroad advertising card showing a mail carrier on horseback on a plank road in 1776, and mail being delivered by train in 1876. A woman with two children...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Interior of the menu for the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with the menu ("The Material Spread") and the program ("The Feast of Reason") in teal bo...

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: The card certifies that the Old Abe Centennial Portrait printed by J.O. Barrett is really Old Abe. It includes the governor's signature it states the photo...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, wearing his nightshirt with rumpled hair, is recoiling from a large snake. The snake's tongue is touching Davis' nose. A marsh appears in...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...

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