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Date: 1849-04-19 

Description: Poster offering $600 reward for the return of three runaway slaves in Calvert County, Maryland. The three slaves are Henry Morsell, Jim Parker, and Bill Hu...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a buffalo gazing down upon men with harvesting m...

Date: 1996-08 before

Description: One-page menu for the twentieth anniversary of L'Etoile Restaurant, with a side illustration of vegetables, fruit, leaves, and other plant life.

Date: 1909-05-19 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing for a luncheon for President William Taft, with a wreath superimposed over two crossed flags: a 24-star Union flag and a Confe...

Date: 1900 

Description: Both sides of a Deering advertising card in English and French. One side has an illustration of a man wearing a suit riding on an Ideal Mower drawn by a te...

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Germany

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card with a silhouette of a soldier with his gun, walking across a map of Germany outlined in red. The word "GERMANY" is printed in gray over it. I...

Date: 1948-12-11 before

Description: Two cartoons (by Clifford K. Berryman?) for the winter dinner of the Gridiron Club, each entitled, "Gridiron Forecast 1948": one of Thomas Dewey holding a...

Date: 1932 

Description: Guest ticket to the Democratic Convention held at Chicago. Franklin D. Roosevelt was nominated at this convention.

Date: 1948-05-14 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1900," with men in tuxedos and women in long gowns aroun...

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: Hubert Humphrey presidential campaign card. He is shown walking hand is hand with his wife Muriel. On the back are listed his years in public office.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Cotton King disk harrows sold by International Harvester. Features an illustration of a man with two horses tilling the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a cat with a megaphone sitting on the number three. In a blue plaid heart tucked behind, the text reads: "I'd Give 3 Cheers If You'...

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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...

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Description: Billhead of Burnham & Post of Milwaukee, a livery and boarding stable, with a side view of a horse outfitted with a saddle and bridle.

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Description: Letterhead of McDonald & Stewart of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, "Manufacturers of Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings, Lumber" and other products, with printer's fl...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Holiday card from the Committee to Defend the Conspiracy. The front is a picture of seven defendants that were under indictment for criminal conspiracy dur...

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Best Wishes

Date: 1930 after

Description: Inside of a holiday card, showing a baby in a cradle with a star holding netting from above. To the right is the text "Best Wishes for A Merry Christmas an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Menu from Jimmie's Del Bar with an illustration of black and green lines forming a cascading fountain effect, bound with a golden tasseled cord.

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