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Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday card given by a mail carrier to a patron. An old fashioned horse-drawn buggy is paused at a mailbox on a rural road. This image is within a wreath...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A puppy wearing a blue bow sits with his front paws on an old fashioned cash register. On the keys is the text "I LOVE U". A...

Date: 1913 

Description: Envelope with the IHC logo and a tree decorated with candles. This envelope was intended for use with a Russian Christmas card.

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Description: A page from a Greenville Mills employee brochure showing employees enjoying themselves playing baseball, playing at a family picnic, and smoking.

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Sea Scallop

Date: 1856 before

Description: An etching, labeled Conchology Plate IV which depicts the exterior, Figure 1, and interior of the shell of the scallop identified as Pecten yesso...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...

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: 1883 

Description: The reverse side of a William Deering & Co. advertising card. The advertisement asserts that "The strongest testimonials that could be given for the Deerin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement for Wine of the Woods and Balsam Drops, a purported cure for dyspepsia, constipation, and headaches marketed to women and sold by John L. Moo...

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Description: Memohead of Farmers and Merchants Bank of Rudolph, Wisconsin, with a medallion with stems of flowers, an ear of corn, a storage tower or silo, and the slog...

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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: ????-03-11 date unknown

Description: Dinner menu from A Bit of Sweden restaurant. Front cover has an illustration of a man pouring coffee from a large pot for a woman holding a cup; both are w...

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Description: Letterhead of the Standard Bedding Company, with a three-quarter view of the company building and a roundel with decorative flourishes that features a swan...

Date: 1878 

Description: Pass #497 issued for free travel during the year 1878 by the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad.

Date: 2009-04-25 before

Description: One-page menu for a pre-industrial (heritage breed) pig dinner, presented by Underground Food Collective. Features a profile view of a pig standing on a re...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Holiday card featuring a girl and her dog. The girl is wearing stockings, a red dress with a white lace collar, and black shoes. The dog is standing uprigh...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Flyer titled In Wisconsin, School Costs Are the Heaviest Burden on General Property Taxpayers published by the League of Wisconsin Municipalities wi...

Date: 1917-08-15 before

Description: Menu for the luncheon to the Special Diplomatic Mission from the United States to Russia (Root Commission) given by the New York State Chamber of Commerce,...

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Description: Back, front, and inside front cover of the menu from The Restaurant at Baron's department store, with "A Historical Map of Madison" focusing on the isthmus...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jerusalem with the Muslim shrine, the Dome of the Rock, as seen from the hills outside the city.

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