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Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Holiday card of a little boy and his dog looking amazed at the candlelit Christmas tree. Figured drapes are in the background. He is wearing a green sailor...

Date: 1900-10-22 before

Description: Front cover, speaker page, and menu for a dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, on the topic, "What Shall We Do with the Trusts?". On the cover is a sheaf of whe...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Capital Battery and Supply Company, with two men in winged hats, one holding an automobile, the other a box radio, and the slogan, "Serving t...

Date: 1918 

Description: Full page display ad for the husband and wife filmmaking team of John Emerson and Anita Loos in the 1918 edition of Wid's Yearbook, a motion picture trade...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Cotton King disk harrows sold by International Harvester. Features an illustration of a man with two horses tilling the...

Date: 1932 

Description: Menu for a dinner in honor of Dean Charles R. Bardeen, celebrating twenty-five years of his administration and the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding...

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Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A hot air balloon labeled "SECESSION" bursts and drops men and soldiers out of the gondola towards the ground below. The gondola has crossbones on it and t...

Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Interior of the menu for the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with the menu ("The Material Spread") and the program ("The Feast of Reason") in teal bo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Napkin from Brewmaster's Pub in Kenosha advertising itself as the Midwest's first brew pub. The graphic on the napkin includes a beer stein and a stalk of...

Date: 1891-09-20 ca.

Description: Political cartoon from the Washington Post. It refers to the role of Jeremiah M. Rusk, the Secretary of Agriculture from Wisconsin, in negotiating i...

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Description: Memohead of the Johnson Fish Company of Green Bay, Wisconsin, wholesalers of "fresh. salt. & smoked fish, oysters and live crawfish," with a fish being pul...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and first two pages of Guey Sam menu, with the name of the restaurant in a red heart (characters) and a column-shaped decorative field (English...

Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Front and back covers of the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club held at the Park Hotel, with a map on the back cover of the southern tip of Africa, with...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with Cupid holding a golden ribbon bow in the shape of a heart. He is surrounded by Forget Me Not flowers, and at the bottom of the ri...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Handbill advertising "Hoxie's Patent Threshing Machine." Features a drawing and description of an early threshing machine.

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Greetings

Date: 1937 

Description: Holiday card with a white star on a red background. A lantern with a lit candle and pine branches are inside the star. The word "Greetings" appears in the...

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Anna Neagle

Date:  ca.

Description: Anna Neagle [Florence Marjorie Robertson] (1904-1986), started as a dancer and became a popular film actress.

Date: ????-09-07 date unknown

Description: One-page dinner menu for L'Etoile Restaurant and Café, with a handwritten menu listing and illustrations of encircled five-point interlaced stars, birds, b...

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...

Date: 1882 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion harvester and binder. Includes the text "the Champion light binder, is the only simple, light, durable, efficient wor...

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