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Historical Object

Aviation Place Card

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Art Deco-style place card with an aviation theme used for a women's luncheon at the Madison College Club.

Date: 1904-09-08 

Description: Menu for 10 p.m., imprinted on pink silk lace-trimmed pants with a green ribbon waistband: Extra Dry Pommery and Greno, Lobsters, Crabs, Bananas, Nuts.

Historical Object

MacArthur for President Tag

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Small button tag on a string promoting "Republican, General Douglas MacArthur for President."

Date: 1931 

Description: Back side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the t...

Historical Object

McCarthy Match Book Cover

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Match book cover distributed by the Superior Match Company of Chicago. The front cover says, "I like McCarthy and his Methods. I am with Joe McCarthy in...

Date: 1902-09-20 ca.

Description: Certification appointing George W. Webb to Assistant Inspector of the Grand Army of the Republic, Madison, Wisconsin Post.

Historical Object

Service building

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Queen of Hearts displays a drawing of the "Service Building", a large castle...

Date: 1920-11-25 

Description: Menu for a banquet given by the President of Panama for President-Elect Warren G. Harding in Panama. Printed on a length of fringed silk with a blue twiste...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Waukesha Lithia Spring Company Trade Card. Inside of the card has a description of the spring and the health benefits of drinking spring water.

Historical Object

Jim Taylor Bottle Cap

Date: 1964 

Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of Packers full back, #37 Jim Taylor.

Historical Object

The Plaza

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Five of Hearts displays a drawing of "The Plaza", a two piece building with...

Historical Object

Houdini Award

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: The Houdini Award, an album, presented to Madison magician Ben Bergor by the Houdini Club of Wisconsin. Because Bergor won the award three years in success...

Historical Object

FDR Campaign Pin

Date: 1936 

Description: Wisconsin campaign pin for Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John Nance Garner's 1936 run. It reads "Roosevelt Garner Club, Wisconsin."

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: International Harvester Scout cabs and bodies color chart. Contains paint chips for the main exterior body color and matches this with the interior color s...

Date: 1946-02-12 

Description: Identification papers of Hans E. Skott, an officer with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. His title was "Registered Agricultural...

Date: 1936 

Description: The reverse side of a promotional cardboard and wood fan featuring an image of the Dionne quintuplets. This back side of the fan is printed with an adverti...

Date: 1931 

Description: Front side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the...

Historical Object

Monster Knife

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: A woman holds the monster knife and its sheath. Giant knife presented to John Fox Potter by Missouri Republicans after Potter's threatened duel with a Virg...

Historical Object

The Joker

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. This card is the Joker, it features a black and white official logo for the Pan-...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Logo

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Joy Camps logo patch.

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