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Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Mauck-coo-maun, a celebrated Ioway Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Pririe du Chien (1825).

Date: 1901 

Description: Calendar for Light Running Plano binders, mowers-headers, reapers-hayrakes, & sickle grinders. The calendar has an illustration of a man using Jone's Lever...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Zouave fireman spraying a person in bed clothes in the face with a fire hose. Smoke is billowing in the background. Caption below reads, "A Fireman Zouav...

Date: 1911 

Description: Front cover of a booklet produced by the Universal Tractor Company to advertise its line of light gasoline tractors. The cover features a photograph of a m...

Date: 1910 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard featuring a girl and a boy. The girl, wearing a pink dress, stockings and shoes, with a red, white and blue sash and hair ribbon,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An intricate design. A blue line frames a background of red horizontal stripes. Inside an ornate border, two figures stand on the left and right. The left...

Date: 1918 

Description: Pamphlet advertising the Andrews tractor, featuring a photograph of a man using a tractor to plow a field. The caption beneath the photograph reads, "Right...

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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: 1953 ca.

Description: Front and back of one-page menu from the Scandia Restaurant, with a whimsical cartoon map rendering by Hakon Mielche of the Scandinavian countries and the...

Date: 1948-05-15 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with an illustration of "A Repast About 100 B.C.," with men and a woman gathe...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Illinois state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The t...

Date: 1914-10-08 before

Description: Interior pages of the souvenir menu for a dinner given by Mr. Edward A. Uhrig to Mr. Alvin P. Kletzsch, Mr. Emil H. Ott, and Mr. Waldemar Kremer at Republi...

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

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Description: Advertising piece from a New York convention of the Dancing Masters of America. Featured are DM of A master faculty: Judith Ann Sproule and F.W. Kehl (walt...

Date: 2006-11-23 before

Description: One-page menu for a five-course Thanksgiving dinner at The Beard House prepared by L’Etoile, with the restaurant logo and a background head and shoulders i...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Patriotic image of a sailor holding the Union flag in his left hand and a sword in his right. His left foot rests on an anchor. The caption below reads, "T...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertising card for O.L. Oleson of Ramona, Wisconsin who sold patent medicines. The card features a photograph of Oleson seated in a wagon advertising Wil...

Date: 1977 

Description: Cover of a sales brochure for the International Scout. The cover features a man driving a red, black, and tan Scout which is airborne over a sand dune. Cov...

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John Adams

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

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