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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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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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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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George Bubear

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Allen and Ginters. Depicted is George Bubear, an English sculler.
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Kriec and Kloff [sic]

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Old Judge Cigarettes. Depicted are Bill Krieg and Gus Klopf, two Minneapolis Millers baseball players.
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L.F. Jevne

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Old Judge Cigarettes. Depicted is L.F. Jevne, a baseball player from Minneapolis.
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"The Real Criminals Are Those... "

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Description: Advertisement picturing a white woman and an African American man with the title "The Real Criminals Are Those Who Preach Racial Integration."
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Fauerbach's Brewery Sign

Date: 1884
Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery.
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American Inventors

Date: 1900
Description: Cigar box label with portraits of inventors Thomas Edison, Eli Whitney, Robert Fulton, Cyrus McCormick, Richard March Hoe. Around the edges are illustratio...
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Tonyawatha Spring Hotel

Date: 1883
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
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Sterling Threshers Back Cover with IH Trademark

Date: 1915
Description: Tan-colored back cover of Sterling Threshers catalog with a green International Harvester trademark logo that reads: "Look For This Trade Mark On The Genui...
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Green International Harvester logo

Date: 1906
Description: Simple, green International Harvester logo on the back cover of Feed Grinders catalog. This version of the logo was used before 1946.

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