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Vacuum Cap

Date:  date unknown

Description: Directions for using the vacuum cap, a device intended to stimulate hair growth. A drawing at the top shows a man with the cap on his head with the cap tur...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Com-no-sa-qua, a Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Missinnewa (1827).

Date: 1655 

Description: Engraving made after a watercolor painting by John White during the Barlowe Expedition in Virginia, 1585-1587.

Date: 1889 after

Description: Menu from the Dining Car "Minneapolis" on the Chicago & North Western Railway, with an illustration of a child in shorts, a loose top, and a bonnet standin...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa, a Minatarre, or Big-bellied Indian. He holds a large pipe.

Date: 1939 

Description: Holiday card with a woman carrying a boar's head on a platter decorated with holly, and a child following. The background is black, with light coming from...

Date: 1918 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Bates Steel Mule Model D tractor. The cover features a photograph of a farmer using the tractor to work in a fiel...

Date: 1845 

Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.

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: 1944 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Louis Schoen's Old Beer Lager, Quality has No Substitute, Brewed and Bottled by the...

Date: 1940 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International D-300 and DS-300 trucks, featuring a photograph of a man with a large stack of packages near a Railway E...

Date: 1948-02 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring a color illustration of a delivery man and an International Metro truck. Includes the text "Unchallen...

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Description: Letterhead of F.H. Smith, proprietor of a local and long distance telephone company, bicycle shop, and dry goods business in Pardeeville, Wisconsin, with a...

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon appears under the heading "Operating the Belt Pulley". The cartoon depicts a man po...

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Description: Carte-de-visite cartoon drawing of Jefferson Davis, being captured by Union troops while wearing a dress and escorted by other women. Titled "A So Called P...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Mo-wan-za, or the Little Wolf, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, taken at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827)...

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card from Chappell's Ad Dept. The card has seven consecutive panels accordion folded. The front panel shows a bell hanging by a ribbon surrounded b...

Date: 1975 

Description: Advertising proof created by Foote, Cone & Belding for the International Harvester Company. Features a color photograph of a farmer using an International...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving of Orrin H. Ingram, lumber baron.

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