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Date: 1860 after

Description: A rooster with a Union flag, representing the Union army, is facing a chicken (with what appears to be ostrich legs) with a piracy flag, which is supposed...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with a three-quarter view of the association building, people walking, riding horses, and dr...

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Description: Letterhead of the Industrial Arts Division, Wisconsin State College-Platteville, with a view of the front of the division building and a cloud-filled sky,...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A girl is taking a bath in a wooden tub full of bubbles with a towel held in front of her. A large heart is in the background...

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Description: Letterhead of the Ambrosia Chocolate Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of chocolate confectionery and cocoa, with an elevated view of the comp...

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Description: One-page menu for a dinner honoring chef Madame Liane Kuony, proprietor of Postillion restaurant in Fond du Lac, and influential teacher and proponent of c...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Four Union soldiers chasing four Confederate soldiers. The Union soldiers have a Union flag, a cannon and rifles with bayonets. The four Confederate soldie...

Date: 1888 

Description: Ticket for the quarterly twenty dollar drawing of the Louisiana State Lottery Company.

Date: 1962 

Description: Holiday card with representatives of six of the world's religions. In the center is the text, "Peace On Earth". On the inside (not shown) the sender is the...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Holiday card showing a military camp with three soldiers standing together gazing at the Christmas star. Two tents are pitched under two trees on the shore...

Date: 1962 

Description: Holiday card with an elephant dressed as Santa Claus. His head is die cut and mounted on the card with a spring so his head bobs. On the inside (not shown)...

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: Front cover and menu page from the Madison Club, with an illustrated three-quarter view of the corner of the club building and a view of the main entrance...

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Description: Letterhead of the Mayor's Office, with a three-quarter view of the Milwaukee courthouse and people standing or walking by the building.

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Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Pea Canners Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, packers of Lakeside and Eureka brands of peas, beans, sauerkraut, pumpkin, and hom...

Date: 1958-01-16 before

Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...

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Description: Billhead of R. Harper & Son of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Decorators, House & Sign Painters & Dealers in Wallpaper, Window Shades &c &c", with various typeface...

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rattlesnake labeled "SECESSION", with an arrow through its neck, is in front of a federal shield. The shield is protecting the Constitution and the Holy...

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Description: Letterhead of the E.E. Bolles Wooden Ware Company of West De Pere, Wisconsin, a manufacturer of wooden barrels, tubs, and pails, with an array of food stor...

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