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Date: 1860 after

Description: A dog and a monkey are dressed in Confederate uniforms. The dog plays a drum that has the initials C.S.A. on it. The monkey wears a hat with the initials J...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

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Description: Front cover and menu pages from Botticelli's Restaurant, with an image of the Three Graces based on a detail from the Sandro Botticelli painting, Primav...

Date: 1905 

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee office of the Local Executive Committee for Head Camp Entertainment for a convention on June 20th to 24th, 1905, of the Modern...

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Description: Letterhead of the Madison Business Association, with the association seal featuring "Forward," the statue on top of the State Capitol dome.

Date: 1899-12-18 before

Description: Front cover, menu, and program pages of the second dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with a studio portrait of three men, one seated and two standing. The ma...

Date: 1861-04-21 

Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."

Date: 1860 after

Description: A smiling devil with wings holds a large jar of C.S.A. Whiskey marked with a poison symbol, and a Confederate flag sticking out of it. Blue and red ink on...

Date:  

Description: Memohead of Garver's Supply Company, supplier of feeds, flour, and building supplies, with a three-quarter view of the company building on Atwood Avenue.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The letters to the words "DEATH TO TRAITORS" are made up of soldiers, Confederate flags, gallows, a hanged man and guns. A military camp is visible in the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Holiday card featuring a girl and her dog. The girl is wearing stockings, a red dress with a white lace collar, and black shoes. The dog is standing uprigh...

Date: 1949 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester technical manual. The cartoon appears under the heading "Handling and Installation," and the sub-heading "Adjustabl...

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Description: Memohead of the Yawkey-Crowley Lumber Company of Madison, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Sash, Doors, Mouldings, etc.", with two text...

Date: 1856-01-17 

Description: Handbill announcing the Great Council Medal awarded to C.H. McCormick at London in 1851, "by the Exhibition of All Nations for the American Reaping Machine...

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Front and inside front covers of a menu with a three-dimensional violin, a stringed bow, a sprig of cloth holly leaves and three berries, and a blue ribbon...

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Description: One-page menu from Mildred's Sandwich Shop, with hand-lettered menu text and a border of vines and leaves.

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Date: 1945 

Description: Holiday card with a scene of a red barn, fence and stable. the roofs are tan and have clear glitter glued on to simulate snow. Pine trees are behind the ba...

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Description: Memohead of the Northwestern Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, art lithographers, with a flying winged female figure in flowing robes, holding an artist'...

Date: 1864 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon is under the heading "Operating the Power Take-Off with the Tractor in Motion". The...

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