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Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved portrait of President James K. Polk.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Cover of a pamphlet produced by the Velie Motors Corporation to advertise the Biltwel 12-24 tractor. The text, entitled "Horses vs. Profit," is illustrated...

Date: 1957 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon depicts a giant bolt of lightning striking the shadow of a man whose body appears li...

Date: 1950 

Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...

Date: 1881 

Description: Two advertising cards featuring a color illustration of a caricature of a baseball player. The card on the left is titled: "A close Affair. Hugging the Bat...

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Mexican Kiss

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl and a boy. She is wearing a green dress with a pink and green sash, and a red plaid hat. He is wearing a matador's costume...

Date: 1875 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester featuring a small illustration of the machine at work in the field, followed by testimonials. This model appears...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An advertisement for Blatz Wiener beer featuring two well-dressed men and two women seated at a restaurant table drinking Blatz Beer. There is a potted pla...

Date: 1936 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the half-ton, six-cylinder International C-1 truck. Includes a color illustration of men operating a motion picture ca...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Kotex feminine product advertisement from early in the 20th century.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Aerial Blight Control, Inc., with a man using a hoe while a crop duster sprays the field. Farm buildings and clouds are seen in the distance....

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Peaceful

Date: 1978 

Description: Holiday card with the word "PEACEFUL" embossed seven times on the front (not shown). On the inside, a photograph of a couple is glued in the center. Above...

Date: 1917 

Description: Holiday card of three French orphan children, two boys and a girl, herding three geese. The youngest boy holds a switch. A meadow, trees and a house are vi...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Valentine card with a girl framed with a metallic gold harp decorated with ribbons, hearts and flowers. She is wearing a white dress and has flowers in her...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "5TH ROUND". Lincoln stands inside "THE CHAMPION BELT" beside...

Date: 1918 

Description: Advertisement for the World Harvester Corporation's auto-tiller featuring a photograph of a woman using the machine in a field. The caption reads, "The fir...

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Tshu-gue-ga

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Tshu-gue-ga, a celebrated Chief, half Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) and half French. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the La Crosse Happy Farmer kerosene tractor featuring an illustration of a farmer working in a field at night. The headline reads, "Works...

Date: 1947-12-13 before

Description: Menu from the winter dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a "Where Do We Go from Here?" cartoon by Clifford K. Berryman of President Truman as each rider on a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of Robert E. Lee, seated.

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