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Date: 1927-02-12 

Description: Valentine's Day card of a girl in a pink polka dot dress with a white and yellow apron. She is bending forward and holds an actual stick of Black Jack Chew...

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: 1929 

Description: Holiday card with shepherds holding crooks and their sheep in the hills under the Christmas star. The text "Christmas Greetings" appears at the bottom. Let...

Date: 1922 

Description: Front cover for a book version of the popular comic strip by Clare Briggs (1875-1930), who was raised in Reedsburg, Wisconsin.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three hearts attached by ribbons. The top heart contains two cherubs with a cornucopia full of hearts. It has a gold, blue and wh...

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Description: Memohead of Dan Head & Company, bankers in Kenosha, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the bank building. People are standing in front of the entrance...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement picturing a white woman and an African American man with the title "The Real Criminals Are Those Who Preach Racial Integration."

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Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Goodnow Bay State Foundry & Machine Shop, or "Bay State" Iron Works, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which fabricated steam engines and boil...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An owl labeled "SCOTT" seizes a vulture labeled "JEFF DAVIS" by the wing. Feathers litter the ground beneath them. The owl is saying "LET YOU ALONE AND YOU...

Date: 1855-12-20 

Description: Letter confirming the purchase of two State of Maryland Lottery tickets by Mr. Charles A. Kingsley through the Chicago office of Pyfer & Co.

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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.

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Description: Letterhead of the Kewaskum Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Washington County, Wisconsin, with a Native American man wearing buckskin clothes and leggings...

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John Adams

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving by R.E. Babson of painting of John Adams by G. Stuart, with inset of "Talleyrand Receiving the American Envoys, 1797."

Date: 1901-01-21 before

Description: Back and front covers of the ninth dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, an organization that met several times a season to hear speakers on various civic issues...

Date: 1943-10 

Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.

Date: 1965 

Description: Safety cartoon from an International Harvester service manual. The cartoon depicts a man pointing to himself with five shadowed figures behind him. The te...

Date: 1939 

Description: Holiday card designed to look like a subpoena. The outside has a drawing of an old fashioned English judge. Below is the text, "Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Hear Ye,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved portrait of Charles W. Short (1794-1863), Kentucky botanist. Worked at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, 1825-38. The plant genus...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label for Shine ON beer brewed by Central Waters Brewing Co. The label shows a drawing of a light switch on the sun.

Date: 1863-05-23 

Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...

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