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Date: 1939-01-22 before

Description: Exterior and page from the interior of the menu for the farewell dinner aboard the R.M.S. Volendam, with party streamers and dinner guests in formal...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Cream City Sash & Door Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Manufacturers of Glazed Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings & Interior Work", with fo...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card showing a military camp with three soldiers standing together gazing at the Christmas star. Two tents are pitched under two trees on the shore...

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Description: Explanatory text about the work of the Saloon and Saloon Hospital in giving Aid to Soldiers.

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Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students learn plumbing and gas fitting at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date:  

Description: Page 2 of a leaflet entitled "The Little Rock Story," apparently intended by its publisher, American Nationalist, to persuade NAACP sympathizers in Little...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the H. Mooers Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam and hot water heating supplier, with a pipe and valve, the name of the company printed...

Date: 1929 

Description: Holiday card with shepherds holding crooks and their sheep in the hills under the Christmas star. The text "Christmas Greetings" appears at the bottom. Let...

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...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Federal (bald) eagle attacking a rattlesnake. The eagle has a Union flag in its left talons and the snake in its right, while biting the snake with its bea...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a boy seated on a giraffe. He is wearing a green cap, blue jacket, red and white striped pants and black shoes. He holds...

Date: 1928-02-09 before

Description: Photostat of a hand-lettered menu for the organization Friends of Our Native Landscape, featuring fare comprised solely of Wisconsin products such as Wisco...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a blue shoe with stockings, but without laces. On the inside (not shown) is a woman in a long dress with her arms resting on a fenc...

Date: 1908 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard of a basket of Forget Me Not flowers with a blue bow. A dachshund peers out of the flowers. At the top is the text "I Love but The...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A mother, Lady Liberty, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the s...

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...

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Ever Thine

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with flowers and gold and white flourishes. Text at bottom reads "Ever Thine". It has been mounted to a piece of paper and a silhouett...

Date: 1921 

Description: Advertisement entitled "Sport Fun For Sport Fans!". It includes a photograph of comic artist Jay Orving and the character Bozo Blimp.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Envelope compares a young man of the North, on the left, to a young man of the South, on the right. The young Northern man is working with an older man on...

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