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Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of Thomas Jefferson.

Date: 1956 

Description: Certificate for Gisholt Ice Chippers, with a cartoon of group of fishermen cheering as an oil rig gushes fish onto the ice. The certificate authorizes the...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Anton Kieren, of Boscobel, Wisconsin, "Merchant Tailor, and Dealer in Clothing, Hats, Caps, Shirts, Trunks, Valises, Traveling Bags, &c.", wi...

Date: 1893 

Description: One-page tea room menu from the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition. At the top is an illustration of a gondolier steering a couple in a c...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A snake, a skull and an ostrich feather in a pile on the ground. Above text reads, "Vanity, Treachery & Death." Caption below reads, "SECESSION EMBLEMS." B...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Holiday card of a man loading Christmas trees on a sled drawn by two horses. A dog runs in front of them. The sun is setting over a lake or pond with trees...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Oconomowoc Canning Company, with a can of Teenie Weenie Wisconsin peas featuring a label with Teenie Weenie figures emptying pods of peas...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lincoln is portrayed as a pharmacist with the names of the Union generals on some of the products that surround him in an apothecary. Some examples: "Scott...

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Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising land in northern Wisconsin. The image on the front of the card shows a man holding up a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of Jefferson Davis within a rope forming a figure eight. At the top, Davis is standing proudly in a uniform holding a sword. The skull and cross...

Date: 1860-11-06 

Description: National Democratic Ticket for the United States Presidential Election, Stephen A. Douglas and for Vice President, Herschel V. Johnson. Voters that desired...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the luncheon menu for the Northern Pacific Yellowstone Park Line, with a photograph of a woman wearing a blouse and skirt, neckerchief, and cow...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis walks a tightrope over a waterfall heading toward the side of a cliff on which is the Capitol building, a soldier, and the Union flag. Behi...

Date: 1950-05-13 before

Description: Menu, mounted on board, for the sixty-fifth birthday dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Jim (James Thomas) Berryman of Father Time carrying a s...

Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card with ribbons, flowers and fruit. On the ribbon are the words "A Merry Christmas!". Chromolithograph.

Date: 1901-05-07 before

Description: Front cover and interior pages of a menu for a banquet to Dr. John Bascom, president of the University of Wisconsin, 1874-1887, with gold-colored borders a...

Date: 1985 

Description: Two stickers promoting Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) with a drawing of a car with a martini glass in front of it and a circle-backslash symbol (proh...

Date: 1903 

Description: Handbill advertising two lectures at the Monona Lake Assembly, near Madison in July 1903. First was a debate on "The Negro Problem" between Senator J.R. B...

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: 1925-07-21 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Hotel St. Catherine, with a color postcard at the top, meant to be detached and mailed, with a view of the hotel against a backdrop of...

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