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Schlitz Atlas-Brau

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Description: Advertisement for Schlitz Atlas-Brau with Atlas carrying the earth with a Schlitz label on his shoulders. Some text reads, "Ask for Schlitz. The Beer That...
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog

Date: 1891
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...
Photograph

Tenement Court

Date: 1910
Description: An entirely closed court in a tenement district. Two children are in a doorway.
Photograph

Emily Allen Wheeler

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Description: Studio portrait of Emily Allen Wheeler. She was married to Josiah Leonard and was the second daughter of Leonard H. Wheeler.
Book or Pamphlet

Cover of a Pamphlet in Polish

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Description: Cover of a pamphlet in Polish by J. Hof, decorated with images of farm animals. It was intended to encourage immigrants to come to Wisconsin.
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Charles W. Short, Botanist

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Description: Engraved portrait of Charles W. Short (1794-1863), Kentucky botanist. Worked at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, 1825-38. The plant genus...
Photograph

American Expeditionary Force Memorial Building

Date: 1938
Description: Flyer for the Red Arrow Club of Milwaukee, located at 774 North Broadway. 32nd Division. Several cars parked in front of the five story building. A sign fo...
Photograph

Vernon Castle and Irene Castle.

Date: 1913
Description: "The Tango of Today." Vernon and Irene Castle demonstrate a modern hands-free tango. A reproduction of this photograph was used in their 1914 book Moder...
Photograph

Boys in front of Suburban Residence

Date: June 1925
Description: Two young boys ride bicycles (including a tricycle, or small "penny farthing") along the front walk toward the suburban residence of Robert Wallace, 10153...
Photograph

Walkway and Landscaping to Residence

Date: May 1925
Description: Dirt walkway surrounded by landscaping to door of residence. The original caption identifies the location as the "Harvester Women's Farm."
Photograph

Examples of "Poorly Pruned" Trees

Date: May 1925
Description: Decaying stubs of trees on along fence of a property demonstrate the effects of what the original caption describes as "poor pruning."
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Illinois Super-Drive Tractor

Date: 1920
Description: Advertisement for the Illinois Super-Drive tractor featuring two views of the machine: a three-quarter front view, and an overhead view. The caption reads:...
Book or Pamphlet

Creeping Grip Tractors

Date: 1915
Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Bullock Tractor Company. A photograph of a man using the tractor in a farm field is accompanied by the text: "Wor...
Photograph

Dorothy Turner Main

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Description: Full-length portrait of Dorothy Turner Main seated with her hands clasped in her lap. She wears a ankle-length dress and a necklace.
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Rex Stout's 75th Birthday Party Menu

Date: December 01 1961
Description: Front cover and menu listing from a party given on the occasion of Rex Stout's 75th birthday, with a drawing of Stout's head by Austin Briggs, who illustra...
Photograph

Actress Florence Lawrence in a head and shoulders studio portrait with hat

Date: 1908
Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Florence Lawrence wearing a hat. She wears a cameo and looks directly at the camera.
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog Cover

Date: 1891
Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...
Manuscript

Letter on Joy Camps Stationery

Date: July 25 1949
Description: Letter from Sue Ann Hackett at Joy Camps in Hazelhurst, Wisconsin to her parents. The letter is written on Joy Camps stationery that includes line drawings...
Photograph

B.B. King

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Description: Musician B.B. King playing his guitar "Lucille" in concert.
Photograph

Ray Charles

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Description: Ray Charles singing and playing piano during a performance.

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