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Two Mollusks

Date: 1856 before

Description: An etching, labeled Conchology Plate III, depicts two large mollusks collected by members of the Perry expedition. They were described and named by physici...

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Description: Memohead of the Milwaukee Dry Dock Company, which operated two docks, with a view of a dock with ships, planks of wood, buildings, and the slogan, "Electri...

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Sterling threshers sold by International Harvester Company showing a farm scene with trees and farm buildings in the di...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising Leader tractors. The text beneath the tractor photograph reads, "Reliable Power All Day - Every Day."

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Description: Letterhead of the Natural Phosphate Company, with an illustration of the mechanical dryer plant and a roundel with an outline of the state of Wisconsin tha...

Date: 1916 

Description: General line catalog color illustration of the Weber one-horse wagon, "The New Standardized Farm Wagon." The text beneath the illustration reads, "Weber Hi...

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Description: Letterhead of The Dutch Canning Company of Cedar Grove, Wisconsin, "Packers of Fancy Corn Peas and Beans," with a boy and girl in traditional clothing and...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Black and red halftone print of the Model Home D1 floor plan perspective drawing. Frank Lloyd Wright outlined his vision of affordable housing. He asserted...

Date: 1927-02-12 

Description: Valentine's Day card of a girl in a pink polka dot dress with a white and yellow apron. She is bending forward and holds an actual stick of Black Jack Chew...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with two women peering out of the doorway of a building looking at two Cupids with a donkey that is refusing to move. One woman is...

Date: 1966-04 

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

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A Vivid 1948

Date: 1948 

Description: Holiday card that depicts a slide projector. The blue holder, which has a slide projector printed on it, has a die cut window that holds a transparent disk...

Date: 1861-04-23 

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

Date: 1951-04-18 

Description: After his dismissal by President Truman, General Douglas MacArthur returned to the United States and was welcomed as a folk hero. The adulation heaped on...

Date: 1958-03-30 

Description: Notice of farm auction sale for farm and personal property of Ed Gein. The farmhouse was destroyed by fire before the auction took place.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Jack-o-pa, or the Six, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Cover of a promotional booklet for International Harvester's cotton pickers, featuring color illustration of a man operating a cotton picker in the field.

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Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant.

Date: 1964 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts four men in a semi-circle looking at a personified wrench standing on a rais...

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