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Date: 1937 

Description: Holiday card of a young boy dressed in a dark blue coat, mittens and hat. The symbol "AAA" on his hat stands for the "American Automobile Association". He...

Date: 1908-07-03 before

Description: Foldout menu from the Hotel Müller, with two men using a pick and line to ascend a mountain on the flap, which opens to reveal the men as they attain the s...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

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Description: Letterhead of Wirth, Hammel & Company, a dealer in horses and mules headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a front view of the company building on the...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

Date: 1939 

Description: Holiday card with a stylized man and woman singing. They are sharing a songbook. He is wearing a top hat, high collar and tie. She is wearing a bonnet and...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee branch of the Underwood Typewriter Company, headquartered in New York. In the center is the image of a typewriter with a red ba...

Date: 1930 

Description: Image of a man seated at a desk reading a Western Union telegram informing him that he has won $200,000 in a lottery. Text reads, "Everyone is born to a ch...

Date: 1861 

Description: Chicago and Northwestern Railway pass belonging to Reverend Jackson Kemper.

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Front and inside front covers of a menu with a three-dimensional violin, a stringed bow, a sprig of cloth holly leaves and three berries, and a blue ribbon...

Date: 1857 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."

Date: 1958 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester operator's manual. The cartoon appears under the heading "Fifth Speed (Safety First)". The cartoon depicts a man p...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...

Date: 1972 

Description: Ticket for the New York Lottery.

Date: 1999-01-15 before

Description: One-page menu for a wine dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant with vintner Heidi Schrock and importer Terry Theise, with a side illustration by Rebekkah Luce of g...

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Rural Burial

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved view of a country burial in the snow. A clergyman reads a blessing as a mourner kneels near the grave. A group of mourners bow their heads. A team...

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Description: Letterhead of W.A. Maurer, importer and jobber of china painting supplies, including "white china for decorating, artists materials, colors, etc." On the l...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: The State House of Massachusetts in Boston with the Union flag flying over it. Men and women walk in front of it. The caption below reads, "No traitor's fl...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a cornucopia filled with flowers and foliage. On the edge of the mouth it reads "Let the Smiles of Youth Appearing". Music appear...

Date: 1896 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. A small illustration at the top right is of a man using a horse-d...

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