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Date: 1900 

Description: "The Reader," an illustration of a woman reading while seated at a lace-covered sewing machine cabinet. The illustration was part of "The Universal Sewing...

Date: 1940 

Description: Holiday card with a little girl dressed in panties and a red polka dot hair bow, sitting on a giant ice cube, sitting in the snow. She is holding a holiday...

Date: 1932 

Description: Tommy bartending at Julius'.

Date: 1939 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for McCormick-Deering tractor mowers and sweep rakes, featuring a photo of men mowing a field with a Farmall tractor and m...

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Description: Front view of a trade card created by the Plano Manufacturing Company featuring an illustration of a cat climbing a screened window in pursuit of a mouse....

Date: 1920-12-03 before

Description: Menu for Captain's Dinner on board the S.S. Pastores, of the United Fruit Company Steamship Service, carrying President-Elect Warren G. Harding. On...

Date: 1936-02 

Description: Cover of a International Harvester Powertrax brochure describing "Mobile and Stationary Industrial Power." Includes a photograph of a man hauling cargo wit...

Date: 1863-05-23 

Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Winfield Scott is chopping down a tall tree with an ax. Eight frightened men cling to the upper limbs. Caption below reads, "The downfall of Secess...

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Wa-Na-Ta

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Description: Wa-Na-Ta, Grand Chief of the Sioux. See also Image 1867.

Date: 1850 

Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by what was then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. Features an illustration of the reape...

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James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

Date: 1832 

Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa. Minatarre warrior with bow and arrow in the costume of the dog dance.

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: 1850 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a center image of a woman and a cherub leaning on an ornamental stone wall. A column with an ornate top appears to the right. The...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Shounk-Chunk the Black Wolf, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Gre...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of the C.J. Schroepfer family. All the boys are wearing white shirts, dark pants and bow ties or neckties. The little girl is wea...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1989 

Description: Photographic holiday card from Tommy Thompson and family, governor of Wisconsin, 1987-2001. The card is a color image of Mr. Thompson, his wife, daughters,...

Date: 1937 

Description: Linoleum cut engraved view of men building a log cabin. One man carries a log in the background near a lake or river, while another man nails a log held in...

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