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Ex Libris: Bookplates from the Raynor Library Collections

Tribute to Francis H. Casey Plate


Tribute to Francis H. Casey Plate
Context from a physical exhibition at the archive's reading room
Owner: The Greater Milwaukee Committee was founded in 1948 as a civic improvement committee for the Milwaukee region. Casey was a member of the group, and was in Advertising in greater Milwaukee. Individual member names are written on the bookplate themselves, likely donors of the titles.

Plates: Two books out of a collection of hundreds, from the Greater Milwaukee Committee, 1954, honoring Francis H. Casey. Printed on vellum and lettered in calligraphy reminiscent of gothic book script.
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Lettered in style of medieval manuscript on vellum 
Tribute to Francis H. Casey 
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