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Wisconsin State Fair Poster

Date: 1900
Description: Color chromolithograph poster advertising the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Milwaukee Mardi Gras

Date: February 21 1882
Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...
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Fire Company

Date: 1857
Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...
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Victor Berger Campaign Poster

Date: 1918
Description: Campaign poster for Victor Berger (1860-1929), U.S. Senatorial campaign. This large poster documents Berger's campaign for United States Senate in a spec...
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Anti-Woman Suffrage Poster

Date: 1912
Description: Anti-woman suffrage poster that reads, "Danger! Women's Suffrage would double the irresponsible vote! It is a menace to the Home, Men's Employment and All...
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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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26th Regiment Poster

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Description: Recruitment poster in German for the 26th Regiment of Wisconsin volunteers.
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Milwaukee Public School Rules

Date: 1846
Description: "Rules to be observed by the pupils of public schools of Milwaukee."
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McCormick Harvesting Machinery Advertising Poster

Date: 1876
Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for C.H. and L.J. McCormick, "Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery" with central color illustration of a man operating...
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McCormick 10-20 and 15-30 Tractors Advertising Poster

Date: 1925
Description: Advertising poster for McCormick 10-20 and 15-30 tractors. Produced for International Harvester in Zagreb, Yugoslavia. Includes the text "McCormick-ovi Tra...
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"McCormick's Machines" Advertising Poster

Date: 1870
Description: Advertising poster depicting a mower, reaper, hay wagon, and family picnic in a rural setting. Printed by Edward Mendel for C.H. McCormick & Bro. Includes...
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McCormick "Westward" Advertising Poster

Date: 1886
Description: Advertising poster showing color illustration of pioneers on a bluff overlooking a McCormick binder harvesting grain in the valley below. The poster bears...
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Testing the First Reaping Machine

Date: 1883
Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...
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Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly Advertising Handbill

Date: 1858
Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion reaper and mower produced by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly of Springfield, Ohio.
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10th Wisconsin Regiment Recruiting Poster

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Description: Recruiting poster that reads "302 Dollars or 402 Dollars for Veterans will be paid for Volunteers for the 10th Wis. Regiment".
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People's New Year's Party

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Description: Poster advertising the Peoples' New Year's Party at the Langston Hughes Center. Includes the motto "Same struggle — same fight".
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Vietnamesiche Filmtage

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Description: Color poster promoting Vietnamesische Filmtage.
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Sow the Seeds of Victory!

Date: 1918
Description: World War I poster promoting individuals to garden and can vegetables for the war effort. Produced by the National War Garden Commission.
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"Midnight at McCormick's" Advertising Poster

Date: 1900
Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing the McCormick Reaper Works at night. The factory was in operation from 1873-1961. I...
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Titan Tractor Advertising Poster

Date: 1919
Description: Advertising poster of World War I veteran returning home to family, farm and new Titan 10-20 tractor. The caption on the poster reads "Look what dad bought...

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