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Oscar Mayer Freight Car

Date: August 31 1931
Description: Oscar Mayer refrigerated railroad freight car with "Oscar Mayer's Meats of Good Taste" advertisement on the side.
Poster

Wisconsin State Fair Poster

Date: 1900
Description: Color chromolithograph poster advertising the Wisconsin State Fair.
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State Fair Side Show Attractions

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Description: State Fair barker announcing side show attractions to a crowd of children, featuring "Midget City, the World's Tiniest Entertainers" and "Baby Thelma, 619...
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1886
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company annual catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat. Below the text reads: "Harvesting...
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Beauty Queen Harvesting Cranberries

Date: 1947
Description: A young woman dressed in a bathing suit and wading boots poses for a promotional photograph for the Wisconsin cranberry industry at Thunder Lake Marsh. Tw...
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Ed Gein Farm Auction

Date: March 30 1958
Description: Notice of farm auction sale for farm and personal property of Ed Gein. The farmhouse was destroyed by fire before the auction took place.
Poster

Milwaukee Harvesting Equipment Advertising Poster

Date: 1913
Description: Advertising poster showing a Milwaukee brand mower, grain binder, hay rake and reaper manufactured by International Harvester Company. Features a color ill...
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Wisconsin Cheese Billboard

Date: September 28 1942
Description: Highway billboard advertising Wisconsin cheese for the Department of Agriculture and Markets.
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Do-nut Queen Advertisement

Date: October 17 1944
Description: Donut queen posed for advertising campaign. The female model is holding a box of donuts and is sitting on a large clock bearing the slogan, "It's Always Do...
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Island Resorts at the Wisconsin Dells

Date: July 1927
Description: Car parked underneath the entrance gate to the Island Resort at the Wisconsin Dells, 25 miles from the Dells on Highway 12-16 near Mauston. Entrance gate a...
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Farmall Cub Pulling Movie Advertisement

Date: 1947
Description: Two people driving a Farmall Cub through an urban area. They are towing a wagon with movie advertisement, announcing "The Farmer's Daughter," starring Lore...
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W.J. Fitzpatrick

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Description: Cigarette Advertising card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is W. J. Fitzpatrick, a jockey and 1888 winner of "The Sequence Stakes".
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William Muldoon

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Description: Cigarette advertising card produces by Allen and Ginters. Depicted is William Muldoon, wrestler. Muldoon learned how to wrestle in the Civil War camps of t...
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John L Sullivan

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Allen and Ginters. John L Sullivan, boxer was considered to be the link between bare knuckles and glove fighting. Co...
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Isaac Lewis

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is Isaac Lewis, a jockey. Lewis rode in four consecutive Kentucky Derbies, 1886-1889, winn...
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W. J. Fitzpatrick

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is W.J. Fitzpatrick, a jockey and winner of "The Suburban 1886."
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Willie Harradon

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Cards produced by Allen and Ginter. Depicted is Willie Harradon, a cyclist also known as "The Youthful Phenomenon."
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W.J.M. Barry

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Allen and Ginter. Depicted is W.J.M. Barry, Hammer Thrower.
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John Morrell

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Cards produced Allen and Ginter. Depicted is John Morrell, a first baseman for Boston.
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Edwin Bibby

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Allen and Ginter. Depicted is Edwin Bibby, a wrestler.

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