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Description: Letterhead of the Berliner & Bruno's Badger State Safe Steam Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the steam works and depot, people...

Date: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

Date: 1908-09-18 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a framed illustration of a white-bearded man in profile holding a pipe and turning away to look at a sai...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Diesel-Powered Trucks.

Date: 1950 

Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is the folded card with an ornate embossed design in blue and metallic gold. In the center is a cu...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A colored advertising card that was issued by the Land Department of the Wisconsin Central Railroad in order to promote the sale of railroad-owned land in...

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Description: Holiday card with doves of peace holding flags from various countries over a metallic gold background. The Christmas star is overhead. The text on the insi...

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Kissel Ad

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertisement from "Motor Age" magazine for the new White Eagle Speedster manufactured by the Kissel Motor Car Company of Hartford, Wisconsin. With 115 ho...

Date: 1943-10 

Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.

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:  date unknown

Description: Advertising for Dr. Birney's Catarrhal Powder, showing a drawing of a woman administering a treatment to herself by blowing the powder up her own nose thro...

Date: 1903-10-30 before

Description: One-page menu with a detachable postcard at the top, with a profile image of the steamer Washington of the Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company, a...

Date:  ca.

Description: An advertisement for the Wisconsin State Journal, promoted as "the only Republican paper," from the 1898-1899 Madison City Directory.

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: 1860-02-22 

Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...

Date: 1920-12-03 before

Description: Menu for Captain's Dinner on board the S.S. Pastores, of the United Fruit Company Steamship Service, carrying President-Elect Warren G. Harding. On...

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Greetings

Date: 1948 

Description: Holiday card created by Wisconsin artist Alfred A. Sessler. The image is of Santa Claus (in the Sessler style) holding a bag of snow in one hand and a smal...

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Vacuum Cap

Date:  date unknown

Description: Directions for using the vacuum cap, a device intended to stimulate hair growth. A drawing at the top shows a man with the cap on his head with the cap tur...

Date: 1860 

Description: 1860 Presidential Democratic ticket headed by John C. Breckenridge (it should be spelled Breckinridge), and the vice-president, Joseph Lane, that was distr...

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