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The character Uncle Sam, now a symbol of the United States and of patriotism, has a long and colorful past. Uncle Sam is based on a real person, Sam Wilson, who was a beef inspecto… Read More
"I Want You to Save Your Money!" That might have been the caption for this 1886 Uncle Sam mechanical bank manufactured by the Shepard Hardware & Manufacturing Company, Buffalo… Read More
The maker of this dexterity puzzle, "16 to 1 Uncle Sam's Puzzle" is unknown. An unusual kind of puzzle, the game features one large weighted ball and 16 small metal balls. The obje… Read More
A German immigrant who came to the United States in 1882 at the age of eight, artist Joseph C. Leyendecker (1874-1951) created this nationalistic image of Uncle Sam. The poster was… Read More
While rubber squeak toys have been around since the 1800s, no one has identified exactly who hatched the idea of the rubber duck. Examples of yellow, molded-rubber duck toys appear… Read More
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