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Date:  ca.

Description: An advertisement for the Wisconsin State Journal, promoted as "the only Republican paper," from the 1898-1899 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Diesel-Powered Trucks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jerusalem with the Muslim shrine, the Dome of the Rock, as seen from the hills outside the city.

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Junior Fair

Date: 1944-08-19 before

Description: Premium list for the 1944 Junior Fair, the 7th such event designed for young people ages 12-21, made a strong graphic and intellectual link between victory...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl and boy driving a convertible. They are wearing jackets and hats. The car is red with black trim and the retractable roof...

Date: 1890-08-09 after

Description: One-page menu from the R.M.S.S. Magdalena of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, with a parrot and a cockatiel perched on a branch above the compan...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Promotional decal for the state of Wisconsin with a drawing of a anthropomorphised badger leaning against a sign reading "The Badger State."

Date:  

Description: Front cover and middle menu pages from Robbie's Yodel Club in the New Glarus Hotel, with a sign featuring the restaurant logo's three figures: one holding...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Luggage tag for the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. This label includes a graph rendering of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building, and is thought to ha...

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Scott holds Jefferson Davis off the ground by the throat, Davis' hat and sword falling to the ground. Text above reads, "Jeff in a tight place, he...

Print

A Vivid 1948

Date: 1948 

Description: Holiday card that depicts a slide projector. The blue holder, which has a slide projector printed on it, has a die cut window that holds a transparent disk...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag, upside down. Caption below reads, "A flag-itious article out of place." Blue and red ink on cream envelope, image in upper left corne...

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: 1952-06 

Description: Original political cartoon depicting Dwight Eisenhower as a docile Presidential candidate. Feeding him crackers are Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and Senator...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys, in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Seal is on the left. On the right is the name of the sc...

Date: 1924 

Description: Membership card of the Bow Tie Club of Madison, Wisconsin. The card features a drawing of a bow tie with a jewel in the center of the knot and the words "T...

Date: 1882-05-30 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne twine binder. Describes the results of a contest between the Osborne machine and machines made by McCormick, Deering,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page menu from the Fountain Spring House, with a view of lush foliage and visitors strolling in the park adjacent to the hotel framed against a scene o...

Date: 1570 

Description: Frontispiece for Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570, and considered the first modern atlas. Title is surrounded by four figures r...

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Description: Dinner menu from the Crossroads, with meat, seafood, and "chef specialties," including "Hawaiian Delight, Double Breast of Chicken Hawaiian on a Bed of Wai...

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