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Date: 1914-02-13 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with a Dutch woman and man facing each other. She is wearing a yellow dress, white bonnet, wooden shoes (clogs) and carries a bask...



Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card with an African American woman dancing with Santa Claus. She is wearing a green mini-dress with a belt, and red go-go boots. A phonograph and...


Description: Letterhead of Harry Garbutt of Janesville, Wisconsin, a wholesale lumber representative for the Daniel Shaw Lumber Company, with a box listing the types of...


Description: A page from a Greenville Mills employee brochure showing employees enjoying themselves playing baseball, playing at a family picnic, and smoking.

Date: 1947-05 before

Description: Cartoon, mounted on board, by Clifford K. Berryman of candidates wearing spring dresses and hats or headbands, and dancing around a maypole, with the Washi...


Description: Page 2 of a leaflet entitled "The Little Rock Story," apparently intended by its publisher, American Nationalist, to persuade NAACP sympathizers in Little...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "The Wisconsin," a passenger car of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad. This color illustration is from a dismantled scrapbook.

Date: 1860-02-22 

Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...

Date: 1933-06-24 before

Description: Front and back of a one-page menu for a Savage Club dinner, entitled "Joe Harker in the chair," with a cartoon by George Whitelaw, with four men in suits e...

Date:  ca.

Description: Miss Batchelor, aspiring actress around the turn of the century.

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...

Date: 1881 

Description: Engraved invitation to the reception and promenade concert held in celebration of the election of President James A. Garfield (left) and Vice President Che...

Date: 1891-03-05 before

Description: Front cover and inside of menu for a dinner honoring U.S. Senator John C. Spooner when he was Chairman of the Committee on Claims, with an oval photograph...

Date: 1861-04-23 

Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".

Date:  date unknown

Description: A sticker advertising "Visit Green Bay Titletown U.S.A." that features a football helmet emblazoned with the Green Bay Packers logo.


Description: Letterhead of the Miracle Pressed Stone Company, with a three-quarter view of a cement building block, nestled in the curve of the decorative capital "M" o...

Date: 1907-09-07 before

Description: Dinner menu from the maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Lusitania from Liverpool to New York, with a flag with a lion rampant in a decorative cartouche and...


Description: Memohead of the Bacon Ironing Board Company of Antigo, Wisconsin, with an illustration of a woman wearing a long dress with billowy sleeves and a lace-trim...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a boy sporting a moustache playing a banjo. He is wearing a blue jacket, red bow tie and a yellow hat with a blue ribbon....

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cherub (angel) sits on a wagon with a bellows on top. He is blowing bubbles from a pipe. The newest bubble has the words " A ZEPHYR" in it (a zephyr is a...

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