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Date:  date unknown

Description: Composite of photographic portraits of Madison Zouaves, a Civil War unit from Madison, Wisconsin. (Number 16 is identified as Robert B. Bird, son of one of...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: "Progressive Emancipation Bond" certificate for contributions to the Progressive Party for the 1924 presidential campaign in which La Follette was running...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Skull and Crossbones wearing a jester's cap with bells, J and D appear on the earflaps, probably referring to Jefferson Davis as a fool. On the crossbone...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Abraham Lincoln in a dark-colored dress, hair in ringlets with a jeweled hair band, and holding a fan; engraved by Samuel Sartain, and pri...

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Greetings

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card showing an African American Santa Claus. He is wearing the traditional red suit, mittens and hat with white fur trim. He is carrying a sack ov...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1929 

Description: Holiday card with a scene of snow-covered hills, pine trees, the moon and four of Santa's reindeer flying into the sky pulling what is probably a sleigh,...

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Description: Letterhead of the Madison Business Association, with the association seal featuring "Forward," the statue on top of the State Capitol dome.

Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Weesh-cub, or the Sweet, a noted Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chie...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Caricature of Bert Williams, probably drawn by Al Frueh, c. 1912.

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Abe Eaton

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card showing the abundance of oats in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts Abe Eaton holding a rake in his tall fields. His hat rests on the s...

Date: 1895 

Description: Advertisement for the Davis gasoline engine. An illustration of the engine is surrounded by text reading, "Gasoline Power....That is Absolutely Safe and Re...

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Description: Letterhead of A.M. Reynolds of Delton, Wisconsin, a blacksmithing and automobile repairing business, with Neverslip slogans and an image of a horse's head...

Date: 1939 

Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for the 1939 line of International Model D-2 trucks. Includes an image of a bakery delivery man returning to a truck...

Date: 1957 

Description: Advertising color illustration of the International A-100 Golden Jubilee truck.

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Description: Vignetted engraved portrait of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks in uniform with epaulettes. He was born on January 30, 1816 in Waltham, Massachusetts. Prio...

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Blue, black and silver art deco-style beer label for Milwaukee's First Bottle House b...

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of a brochure advertising the oversize model 20-35 Yuba tractor. The cover features an illustration of a tractor parked in front of a large hou...

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