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Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day illustration, clipped from a newspaper, of a women with an enormous hat with feathers, puffed sleeves and voluminous skirt. Script below is...

Date: 1946-10 ca.

Description: Campaign brochure of Howard J. McMurray, former congressman and political scientist, issued for his unsuccessful campaign against Joseph R. McCarthy in the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ticket for a raffle in which a steel engraving with a gold leaf frame was the prize.

Date: 1943 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Golden Glow, Hi-Brau, A Pure-All Grain, Beer." Brewed and bottled by the Blumer Brew...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior fold of a pamphlet advertising the Bates Steel Mule Tractor. The text reads, "This Settles The Tractor Question For" with blank lines to fill in....

Date: 1897 

Description: An advertisement designed with images of three hand fans decorated with scenes of farmers using McCormick farming machinery. A ribbon across the bottom car...

Date:  

Description: A catalog color lithograph of a La Crosse Plow Company sulky plow,

Date: 1860 after

Description: A bellows with a human face on it trails a ribbon that says, "ALL THE HONORS". A cloud of air and smoke blows out of the tip of the bellows. The caption be...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the Milwaukee Light Guard depicting four men, including captain J.C. Starkweather. This is a cover from sheet music "Milwaukee Light Guard...

Date: 1878 

Description: Cartoon of "Santa Claus Belated" by a fireplace delivering toys and speaking to a figure representing New Year 1878 saying, "Here we are again."

Date: 1921 

Description: Front cover of the Year Book of the Russell & Co. The text on the cover reads, "Yesterday and To-Day. Steam and Gas Tractors. Threshing Machinery Etc. 80th...

Date:  

Description: Engraved head and shoulders portrait of Colonel Edgar O'Connor, F & S, 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. He enlisted in Beloit on August 3, 1861 and was ki...

Date:  

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:  date unknown

Description: View of the Bagli log cabin, built in 1844 by Knut Bagli, 1.5 miles south of Utica on the Edgerton Road.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.

Date: 1917 

Description: Color illustration of "That Eagle Tractor" from an advertisement. The Eagle Manufacturing Company was based in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Date: 1978 

Description: Holiday card showing four African Americans, two men and two women, sliding down a hill on a sled. More snow-covered hills are visible in the background. T...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Prophylactic Brush Company, with examples of a hair brush, a tooth brush, and a hand brush, in or alongside the boxed packaging.

Date: 1862 

Description: "Camp Casey near Fairfax Seminary, Virginia 1st Brigade, Casey's Division". Handcolored lithograph of site of Camp Casey.

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