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Fire Company Invitation

Date: February 04 1864
Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...
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Invitation to Fourth Annual Ball

Date: 1876
Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...
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Wisconsin Railroad Car

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Description: "The Wisconsin," a passenger car of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad. This color illustration is from a dismantled scrapbook.
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Hiawatha Brochure

Date: 1935
Description: Color brochure advertising the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Minneapolis Railroad's Hiawatha, the first streamlined steam locomotive. Hiawatha trains boas...
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La Follette Handbill

Date: 1903
Description: Handbill advertising two lectures at the Monona Lake Assembly, near Madison in July 1903. First was a debate on "The Negro Problem" between Senator J.R. B...
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Newhall House Menu

Date: February 22 1860
Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...
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May Party Invitation

Date: May 02 1882
Description: Illustrated invitation to a May Party at Liederkranz Hall given by the Makers and Sawyers of Milwaukee. The invitation is illustrated in color with a hors...
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New Year's Ball

Date: January 01 1858
Description: Printed invitation to a New Year's Ball given at Weeden's Hotel in Neenah with music provided by Shattuck's Cotillion Band. The invitation is printed on e...
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Military Ball Invitation

Date: April 29 1882
Description: Printed invitation to the 2nd annual military ball of the Light Horse Squadron of Milwaukee. The invitation is printed in blue and gold and features illust...
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State Fair Handbill

Date: 1929
Description: Printed color handbill that advertised the special events of the Wisconsin State Fair. The illustration shows a woman bearing a platter of produce.
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Northern Highland Lodge

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Description: Lodge interior at Northern Highland Lodge.
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Old Timer's Resort Brochure

Date: 1910
Description: Cover of brochure for Old Timer's Resort (formerly Burke's Resort).
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Savings Bank for Freedmen

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Description: An advertising card for the National Freedmen's Savings & Trust Company, Norfolk, Virgina branch.
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Wagon Industry Advertisement

Date: 1885
Description: Advertisement of the Hurlbut Manufacturing Company of Racine, the home of several wagon manufacturing firms during the 19th Century. Hurlbut began manufac...
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48th Danish Colonial (Class) Lottery Ad

Date: 1930
Description: Image of a man seated at a desk reading a Western Union telegram informing him that he has won $200,000 in a lottery. Text reads, "Everyone is born to a ch...
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Harvard College Lottery Ticket

Date: 1774
Description: Ticket for the Harvard College Lottery.
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Georgia Lottery Ticket

Date: 1845
Description: Georgia Lottery ticket from 1845 authorized by the Legislature for the benefit of Fort Gained Academy.
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Connecticut State Lottery Ticket

Date: 1826
Description: Connecticut State Lottery ticket for the benefit of the Bishop's Fund.
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Pennsylvania Lottery Ticket

Date: 1795
Description: State of Pennsylvania Lottery ticket authorised by law to benefit the Schuylkill and Susquehanna, and Delaware and Schuylkill Canals.
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Virginia State Lottery Ticket

Date: 1827
Description: Virginia State Lottery ticket for the benefit of the Dismal Swamp Canal Company.

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