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Here I Come!

Date: 1941 

Description: Holiday card of a puppy wearing a sweater and scarf, rolling down a snow-covered hill inside of a giant snowball. In the background is the text of part of...

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 ca.

Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...

Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill advertising the Minneapolis Harvester's field trial victory, put out by Secrest & Cunningham, agents for Chillicothe, Ohio. The flyer proclaims th...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Bookplate from the Cowan Memorial Library presented to the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries by the British Beekeepers Association 1928. The illustrati...

Date: 1944-11-29 before

Description: Back and front covers and inside menu listing, of a die-cut three-quarter view of a cloth-bound book with an inset title plate, and a guest list with a few...

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Greetings

Date: 1937 

Description: Holiday card with a branch of pink and red berries and green leaves over a metallic silver disc. The word "Greetings" appears below. Letterpress.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a flower and large leaf. A verse is printed on the leaf. It reads "Vainly shall we list for voices, made by absence doubly dear,...

Date: 1885-06-23 before

Description: Menu card and satin overlay with the intertwined initials "M" and "A" for the Eighth Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association at Plankinton House. The f...

Date: 1926-02-25 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing from the booklet printed for the Forty-ninth Annual Dinner of the American Paper and Pulp Association at the Waldorf Astoria H...

Date: 1935 

Description: "Doomed Demons" by Eustace L. Adams, part of the Air Combat Stories for Boys series published by Grosset & Dunlap between 1932 and 1946. The cover art is b...

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Description: Billhead of Burnham & Post of Milwaukee, a livery and boarding stable, with a side view of a horse outfitted with a saddle and bridle.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An engraving of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Philip Livingston, and Roger Sherman, drafters of the Declaration of Independence gathered...

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

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Description: Letterhead of the George Walter Brewing Company of Appleton, Wisconsin, brewers of Adler Bräu and export beers. On the left is a full-color image of a bott...

Date: 1946 

Description: Cover of United States Department of the Interior Circular 11 entitled DDT: Its Effect on Fish and Wildlife by Clarence Cottam and Elmer Higgins. Th...

Date: 1939 

Description: Holiday card with a woman carrying a boar's head on a platter decorated with holly, and a child following. The background is black, with light coming from...

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Description: Memohead of the Northwestern Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, art lithographers, publishers, and engravers, with a standing female figure in...

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Description: Letterhead of Harry Garbutt of Janesville, Wisconsin, a wholesale lumber representative for the Daniel Shaw Lumber Company, with a box listing the types of...

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