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Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...

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...

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Description: Letterhead of Super Bowl, a bowling alley in Appleton, Wisconsin, with five captioned illustrations along the left-hand side of the page promoting the soci...

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Description: Letterhead of Denton House of Eagle River, Wisconsin, with a profile view of a fish printed in brown ink across nearly the entire width of the page, and th...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card of a window, looking outward from the inside of a house. On the sill is an American Eagle on a Federal Shield over a swag of holly and ribbon,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser. The text below reads: "Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...

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Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln and family. The President is reading to his son Thomas (Tad) with Mary Todd seated at his side and son Robert standing behind t...

Date: 1906-10-27 before

Description: Front cover of the program and menu for the twenty-fifth anniversary dinner for Chief of Police John T. Janssen at the Hotel Pfister. At the top is an eagl...

Date: 1975 

Description: Holiday card with the figure of a woman, in a blouse and skirt, holding a wreath over her head with her left hand. She is barefoot. The text on the lower r...

Date: 1925-07-21 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Hotel St. Catherine, with a color postcard at the top, meant to be detached and mailed, with a view of the hotel against a backdrop of...

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Merry Xmas

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card with an Army soldier skiing down a hill. He is wearing a backpack and holding a piece of paper with the message "Merry Xmas" on it. Mountains...

Date: 1944-11-23 before

Description: Front cover of "The Badger," official newspaper of the U.S.S. Wisconsin, with a Thanksgiving dinner menu set against an outline in red ink of a larg...

Date: 1888 

Description: Guest ticket to the Republican National Convention held in Chicago at the partially completed Auditorium Building. The Auditorium is one of the best known...

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: 1965 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a Cupid with red, curly hair, dressed in pink, holding two white birds. His wings are blue and his arrow quiver is shaped like a he...

Date: 1946-10 ca.

Description: Campaign brochure of Howard J. McMurray, former congressman and political scientist, issued for his unsuccessful campaign against Joseph R. McCarthy in the...

Date: 1965-02-10 

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of an elephant. She is wearing a red hat with a pink bow and is standing up on her back legs. A red heart in the upper...

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School House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the school house in Rib Lake. The caption reads, "SCHOOL HOUSE, RIB LAKE, TAYLOR COUNTY, WIS. -In all the towns of Price and T...

Date: 1857 

Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.

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