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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...

Date: 1857 

Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.

Date: 1944 

Description: Holiday card with a nautical theme. An open porthole is centered inside a border made of rope with knots in the corners. An anchor is tied to the rope end....

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...

Date: 1934 

Description: Holiday card of a horse-drawn coach with passengers inside as well as on the roof. Many gifts and pieces of luggage are on top. Four horses are pulling the...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three die cut pieces. The middle piece is a sleigh pulled by one horse. There are three children in the sleigh; one boy isdriving...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine created using a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. The "folder" (card) has a house in the country surrounded by flowers. Over that paper lace is...

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Description: Letterhead of Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the Mitchell Building, with people walking, rid...

Date: 1939 

Description: Holiday card with a snow man and snow woman on it. He is wearing a scarf and top hat and has black buttons. She is wearing a bonnet and apron and is holdin...

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Description: Memohead of Strong's Bank, of Dodgeville, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the bank building. There are people standing on the sidewalk, and two hor...

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: 1972 

Description: Holiday card with three children of different races, Asian American, Caucasian and African American, sleeping in three beds. Each has a stocking pinned to...

Date: 1950-03-24 before

Description: Front cover of a farewell dinner menu from the Italian Line ship Saturnia, with two Commedia dell' Arte characters: Tartaglia, a rotund figure who w...

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...

Date: 1862-08-20 

Description: Confederate wildcat money used during the Civil War.

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Description: Letterhead of Fred M. Schlimgen of Madison, Wisconsin, designer and builder of memorial markers, with a landscape of classical buildings, a cloud-filled sk...

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Description: Front cover and center spread of the Simon House Restaurant dinner menu, with a profile illustration of a carriage, decorative flourishes around the name o...

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Description: Letterhead of the Badger State Tobacco Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the building, men working on boats moored near the water...

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Description: Illustration of the Milwaukee Light Guard depicting four men, including captain J.C. Starkweather. This is a cover from sheet music "Milwaukee Light Guard...

Date: 1909-02-09 

Description: Menu handwritten by Old Settlers' Club of Madison president Napoleon B. Van Slyke for a banquet planned for February 26, which was postponed due to Van Sly...

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