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Old Abe

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Description: Print of a painted portrait of Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the Eighth Regiment of the Wisconsin Civil Volunteer Infantry, standing on a perch. "Old Abe"...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Two illustrated views of a JT-180 Cummins engine. The text at lower left reads, "The lighter, higher speed, turbocharged JT-180 engine (right) is offered i...

Date: 1861-04-23 

Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".

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Description: Memohead of the Wilbur Seed Meal Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of horse, cattle, poultry, and egg food, hoof packing, and various animal re...

Date: 1845 

Description: Ticket for the Grand Consolidated Lottery of Delaware and Georgia for the benefit of improving the navigation of the Pokomoke River and for the benefit of...

Date: 1918 

Description: Advertisement for the Hollis tractor featuring two illustrations of the equipment and the slogan, "To See One is to Want One." Hollis was based in Pittsbur...

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My Valentine

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Description: Valentine's Day card showing a male bird standing on a tree branch with a top hat, cane and bouquet of flowers. To the right is a female bird wearing a hat...

Date: 1898-05-24 before

Description: Front and back covers, printed in color, of the bill of fare served at the Grand Hotel on the birthday of Queen Victoria, with a tinted three-quarter view...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A heart appears in the center with the text "I'd sure like to - 'Make Some Time' with you, Valentine!" A girl's face is in th...

Date: 1908-09-17 before

Description: Dinner menu for the S.S. Marquette, with people in a rowboat near a larger ship, with windmills in the distance on shore. The image is signed "Heuss...

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Description: Letterhead of the City of Eau Claire Public Schools, with a three-quarter view of the High School building, and names of officers of the school district an...

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Description: Engraved quarter-length carte-de-visite portrait of Commander Andrew Hull Foote in uniform with epaulettes. When the Civil War broke out, Foote was placed...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a soda fountain with two girls seated on stools in front of the counter and a soda jerk behind. Two puppies are on the floor near t...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure produced by the Shelby Tractor & Truck Company advertising Shelby tractors to potential salesmen. Features an illustr...

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Description: Letterhead of Frank Percey & Company, dealers in "Guns, Ammunition, Hardware, Base Ball Goods, Pocket Cutlery, Fishing Tackle, Raw Fur, &c." in Oshkosh, Wi...

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Description: A portrait of Christopher Latham Sholes, the inventor of the typewriter. Sholes was an editor in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and later continued this work in Milw...

Date: 1937 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the McCormick-Deering O-12 orchard tractor. Features a photo of a man using an O-12 tractor to spray trees in an orcha...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A portrait of Martha Washington appears inside an oval frame, the American flag wraps around the frame on the left side. Over her head in white it reads, "...

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Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison from a painting by Gilbert Stuart.

Date: 1883 

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering (later known as William Deering and Company), manufacturer of agricultural machinery. Features at the top an i...

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