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Singer Sewing Machine in Java

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Description: Illustration of a Javanese woman sewing at a Singer Sewing machine while a Javanese man looks on.
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Singer Advertising Card — Filipino Pair

Date: 1892
Description: Chromolithograph card of a boy and a girl from Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, in "native" Filipino costume, posing next to a Singer sewing ma...
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Singer Advertising Card - Roumanian Group

Date: 1892
Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three men from Roumania [Romania] in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...
Photograph

Bennett Studio Interior

Date: May 1912
Description: Interior of H.H. Bennett's studio gift shop with Indian souvenirs.
Book or Pamphlet

Bremen Flyers

Date: April 28 1928
Description: Graphic design from a souvenir publication that welcomed the three heroic pilots who crossed the Atlantic from east to west in the Bremen, a Junkers W33 ai...
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Racing Souvenir

Date: 1935
Description: A souvenir postcard from the 1935 National Model Airplane Championship that featured illustrations of racing planes powered by Shell aviation gasoline such...
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NAA Championship

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Description: A souvenir from a national model airplane competition. A member of Hangar 13 of Beloit, Wisconsin was a contestant in this event and added this item to his...
Photograph

Babe Ruth

Date: October 15 1935
Description: Babe Ruth, wearing dressing gown, stands in the doorway of a train and signs autographs for clamoring fans, with a train porter in uniform standing by.
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Babe Ruth

Date: October 15 1935
Description: Babe Ruth, wearing a dressing gown, standing in the doorway of a train car and signing autographs.
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Muskego Fair Souvenirs

Date: August 28 1967
Description: Gary Ksicinski is surrounded by stuffed animals and other souvenirs as he waits for customers at his concession booth at the annual Muskego VFW fair.
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Display of German "War Junk"

Date: August 05 1945
Description: Display of German "war junk," including fire arms and clothing, exhibited at the East Side Business Men's Festival. The souvenirs on display were collected...
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Display of German "War Junk"

Date: August 05 1945
Description: Display of German "war junk," including fire arms, clothing and a German Nazi flag, at the East Side Business Men's Festival. The souvenirs displayed were...
Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne World's Fair Souvenir

Date: 1893
Description: Front and back of an advertising folder produced by the D.M. Osborne Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features illustrations of a young gi...
Photograph

Mrs. T.H. Soehle with Nazi Souvenirs

Date: July 12 1945
Description: Mrs. T.H. Soehle with various items from Germany which her son, Corporal Theodore Soehle, Jr., a military police officer in France, sent home.
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Lieut. Albert L. David with Souvenirs

Date: July 25 1945
Description: Lieut. Albert L. David shows his wife, Georgia, the souvenirs he brought from the capture of the German U-505 underseas craft. He stood two days and nights...
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Bennett Studio Gift Shop

Date: 1945
Description: Gift shop at the Bennett Studio. The pictured individuals include Ruth Bennett Dyer and Oliver Reese. In addition to operating the photography studio, the...
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Souvenirs from Norway

Date: November 1947
Description: Left to right, Dorothy Kobs, Wisconsin High School student, James McDonald, Central High School student, and Amelia Brueckner, West High School student, lo...
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Souvenir Booth

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Description: A woman staffing a souvenir booth at a fair. Souvenirs being sold include pinwheels and flags. The booth has "NOVELTIES" and "SOUV" painted on its sides....
Postcard

Singer Advertising Card - Algerian Man

Date: 1892
Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Algerian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...
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Singer Advertising Card - Italian Woman

Date: 1892
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created a...

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