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Description: Label from a Fromm Golden Glory Fox fur. The company's insignia is a stylized fox head.
Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.
Description: The shoe fitting fluoroscope was a common fixture in shoe stores during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. A typical unit, like the machine shown here, consisted...
Description: A red, fringed Indian (Native American) pouch with fabric patches that read "U.S. Army" and "POW-MIA".
Date: 1972 ca.
Description: Mission patch design for Apollo 13. This patch was worn by Commander James A. Lovell, Jr., formerly of Milwaukee; John L. Swigert, Jr.; and Fred W Haise,...
Description: A souvenir from a national model airplane competition. A member of Hangar 13 of Beloit, Wisconsin was a contestant in this event and added this item to his...
Description: Front side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the...
Date: 1990 ca.
Description: A woman holds the monster knife and its sheath. Giant knife presented to John Fox Potter by Missouri Republicans after Potter's threatened duel with a Virg...
Description: Souvenir envelope mailed by John A. Lester on the flight that inaugurated air mail service between Madison and Minneapolis in 1927. Madison's first incomin...
Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.
Description: A wooden folding ruler for measuring, with a portion broken off.
Description: A feather, likely from Old Abe. It was found among unsorted material in an envelope marked "Old Abe's feather for Helen". There is no information on who...
Description: Pair of beaded Potawatomi moccasins.
Description: This image is only available as an 8x10 print and is not available as a digital file.
Flyer containing paint chips for repainting International Harvest...
Date: 1975 ca.
Description: International Harvester light duty models (100-500) cabs and bodies color chart. Contains paint chips for the main exterior body color and matches this wi...
Description: Stephen M. Babcock's membership card for the League of American Wheelmen, Geneva Bicycle Club of New York for the year 1885. The card is signed by Secretar...
Description: A bisque doll of a woman with her face and hands painted black. She is wearing a red plaid dress with two aprons. The doll was made in Germany in 1890-1910...
Description: A rosary made of wooden (probably) beads and a dark, metal cross.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Ivory check-woven cotton; machine-sewn; slightly dropped waistline; straight, unfitted bodice; knee-length skirt, gathered into waistline; full puffed slee...
Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.
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