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Old Abe

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Description: Print of a painted portrait of Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the Eighth Regiment of the Wisconsin Civil Volunteer Infantry, standing on a perch. "Old Abe"...

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A wildlife scene featuring a buffalo.

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Journal Tour Club, a national automobile club, with a three-quarter view of the company building surrounded by scenes of a hote...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of an advertisement for farm land in northern Wisconsin. This card advertises the abundance of clover crop with an image...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Holiday card that looks like a box with the letters "A" and "Z" on the sides. "Merry Christmas" appears on the top. When you flip up the top of the box, Sa...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising the Wisconsin kerosene tractor, produced by the Wisconsin Farm Tractor Company of Sauk City, Wisconsin.

Date: 1941-07 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring color illustrations of a truck and the United States, largely in red, white and blue. Includes the te...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Panoramic print of factory. Six large smokestacks, several small ones, a flag, and a water tower decorate the rooftops. Horse-drawn vehicles are on the roa...

Date: 1917 

Description: General line catalog advertisement for International Type "A" and "B" ensilage cutters. The text beneath the color illustration reads, "A Light-Running, St...

Date: 1909 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Lyons, "a village of natural environments, choice residence locations, desirable factory sites" from a pamphlet distributed by the Lyons...

Date: 1993 

Description: Advertising flyer for the International 9700 Lo-Pro semi tractor. The Lo-Pro had a frame that was five inches lower than the traditional frame, resulting...

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Greetings

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with a frog, wearing a red and black checked suit and a bow tie, dancing on a pine branch. He has one candy cane in his mouth and one in his o...

Date: 1869-02-13 

Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.

Date: 1969 

Description: Holiday card showing Santa Claus with his right arm around the neck of a black bull and holding holly in his left hand. Ticker tape is caught on the bull's...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Belle City threshers sold by International Harvester. Includes an illustration of wheat.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Halftone print of the Model Home J501 floor plan. Frank Lloyd Wright outlined his vision of affordable housing. He asserted that the home would have to go...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, with a three-quarter view of a man driving an electric cable car marked "State St." under a...

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Description: Engraved quarter-length carte-de-visite portrait of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy from 1861-1869.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "2ND ROU...

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