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"Salve" Menu

Date: 1895-06-08 before

Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterpress print of a McCormick Harvester & Twine Binder. The grain binder is operated by a man seated on the machine and pulled by two horses. A farmhous...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: View of the Root River lighthouse.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

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Description: Elevated view of the Schlitz Brewery facilities.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier sits on his horse, with a military camp and flag in the background. The faint image of Abraham Lincoln is from the opposite envelope in t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Menu from the Texas Bar and Restaurant in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, with illustrations of cactus plants, a cow skull, and a frame with abstract shapes...

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Camp Randall

Date: 1861 

Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...

Date: 1838 

Description: Valentine's Day card with an image of a child peering out of a metallic gold circle. Surrounding the child are dandelion flowers and leaves. The child is b...

Date: 1917 

Description: General line color catalog illlustration of a McCormick header. The text beneath the illustration reads, Exceptionally Light in Draft, Due to Use of Roller...

Date: 1935 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International C line trucks. Includes the text "For lasting economy Internationals on the farm".

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising Liberty Tractors, featuring an illustration of the Statue of Liberty driving a tractor.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An football shaped sticker with the words "Green Bay Packers" over a map of Wisconsin, with Green Bay and Milwaukee identified. There is also an image of a...

Date: 1920 

Description: Advertisement for the Huber Manufacturing Company's tractors. The photographs and illustrations depict, from top, "The First Model of the Huber Gas Tractor...

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Description: Sketches by Frank King of his Gasoline Alley characters. The characters are, from left to right: Carole, Skeezix, Spud, Trixie, Gooth, and Clarence.

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Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Andersonville Prison, Camp Sumter, Ga., as it appeared August 1st 1864 when it contained 35,000 prisoners of war." A lithograph "drawn from memory by Thom...

Date: 1958 

Description: Photographic holiday card from Congressman and Mrs. Henry Reuss and family. Front of the card reads: "Christmas Greetings from The Reuss Family: Mike, Marg...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The tree of liberty with a flag for each state including the Union states and the Confederate states. Each flag is labeled with the initials of each state....

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