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Date: 1946-12-14 before

Description: Menu, mounted on board, for a dinner of the Gridiron Club. Features a background menu image (by Clifford Berryman?) of a victorious elephant in boxing shor...

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Description: Letterhead of Newhall House in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel, including people strolling on the grounds and near the entranc...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: The Wolf River House. The advertisement reads: "The Wolf River House; Hunters' and Fishermen's Resort; Rates $1.50 per day - $9.00 per week; Special Rates...

Date: 1922 

Description: Front cover for a book version of the popular comic strip by Clare Briggs (1875-1930), who was raised in Reedsburg, Wisconsin.

Date: 1860 after

Description: On the left, an officer in uniform, putting on his gloves in preparation for battle and on the right, a tiny image of the same officer running away. He has...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 2000 

Description: Photographic holiday card from Governor and Mrs. Tommy Thompson, governor of Wisconsin 1987-2001. The front of the card is a color image of Governor and Mr...

Date: 1942 

Description: Holiday card showing Navy Pier in Chicago. There is snow on the ground, the lake is frozen and two lines of planes are flying overhead forming a "V" patter...

Date: 1917-10-02 before

Description: Carte du jour Meatless Tuesday menu from the Hotel Wisconsin, with the hotel's logo, a badger standing over the letter "W."

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Description: Memohead of the Banner Printing Company of Jefferson, Wisconsin, which printed "The Jefferson Banner" newspaper. On the left is a banner hanging from a pos...

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Description: Letterhead of the Columbia Carriage Company of Milwaukee, specialist in buggies and importer of bicycles, with views of buggies and a bicycle, a brick back...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Two-sided holiday card with blue fringe all around the edges. The front has a young girl holding cream colored roses. She is wearing a white dress with a r...

Date: 1888 

Description: Letterhead of August Kroll of Leopolis, Wisconsin, dealer in hardware, stoves, and tinware, with an image of the interior of a store and customers being he...

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Hummingbird

Date:  ca.

Description: The hummingbird is a small New World bird of the family Trochilidae. It has iridescent plumage, a long, slender beak, and rapidly beating wings, which ena...

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Description: One-page menu for a dinner honoring chef Madame Liane Kuony, proprietor of Postillion restaurant in Fond du Lac, and influential teacher and proponent of c...

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Cheers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card with an African American woman dancing with Santa Claus. She is wearing a green mini-dress with a belt, and red go-go boots. A phonograph and...

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Greetings

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...

Date: 1860-02-22 

Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Union General Winfield Scott crushes a group of Confederate soldiers and a Confederate flag in his giant left hand. Caption below reads, "SCOTT'S HOLD ON T...

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Greetings

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card showing an African American Santa Claus. He is wearing the traditional red suit, mittens and hat with white fur trim. He is carrying a sack ov...

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