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Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...
Description: Railroad advertising card showing a mail carrier on horseback on a plank road in 1776, and mail being delivered by train in 1876. A woman with two children...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Kaa-nun-der-waaguinse-zoo, or the Berry Picker, a famous Chippewa (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Tr...
Date: 1887-10-14 before
Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a man in a powdered wig wearing a waistcoat with wide, decorated cuffs, ruffled...
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: 1884-10-02 before
Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...
Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and di...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with flowers and gold and white flourishes. Text at bottom reads "Ever Thine". It has been mounted to a piece of paper and a silhouett...
Description: Cartoon depicting "King Debs", a man in a crown representing Debs American Railway Union, sitting atop the highway of trade.
Description: Pass #497 issued for free travel during the year 1878 by the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: View of Carroll College.
Description: Front of advertising card with a color illustration of a Gale Chilled Plow.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (view 1).
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: 1863 ca.
Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.
Date: 1899-11-14 before
Description: Interior of the menu for the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with the menu ("The Material Spread") and the program ("The Feast of Reason") in teal bo...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame.
Description: Tatsicki-Stomick, a Piekann Indian Chief.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Foldout advertising card for the McCormick grain binder. Includes a color illustration of a farmer operating a horse-drawn grain binder under the text "the...
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