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Milwaukee Light Guard

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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...
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"Lake Geneva" Title Page

Date: 1904
Description: Title page of a picturesque and descriptive book about Lake Geneva showing two steamboats "Lady Of The Lake" and "Lucius Newberry."
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Holy Hill

Date: 1930
Description: Holy Hill.
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Christopher Latham Sholes

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Description: A portrait of Christopher Latham Sholes, the inventor of the typewriter. Sholes was an editor in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and later continued this work in Milw...
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McCormick Twine Binder Advertisement

Date: 1881
Description: "The Latest News from the Field!" Front page of a paper advertising the new McCormick twine binder. Contains testimonials under a headline that says, "Ther...
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Kotex Magazine Advertisement

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Description: Magazine advertisement for Kotex sanitary pads featuring an illustration of a man in a wheelchair with two nurses, and a woman sitting in the grass.
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TD-30 Crawler at Construction Site

Date: 1961
Description: A man driving an International TD-30 crawler ascends a steep pile of dirt on a construction site. There is a front loader in the foreground.
Book or Pamphlet

All-Star Game Souvenir Score Card

Date: July 1933
Description: Unused souvenir score card for the first Major League Baseball All-Star Game played in 1933. The scoring method was patented by Joe Marr in 1931. Instructi...
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Alma Schmidt

Date: May 21 1918
Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Evening American" describes "propaganda" plans of the Chicago Historical Society during World War I and prominently fea...
Poster

Badger Backer Poster

Date: 1984
Description: Silk-screen print of University of Wisconsin-Madison mascot, Bucky Badger, in red ink on white paper. Bucky is running, and is wearing a striped sweater an...

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