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Description: Letter from Fourth Assistant Postmaster General, Estes G. Rathbone, regarding the establishment of the Post Office at La Crosse and Nathan Myrick's appoint...
Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.
Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.
Description: A formal announcement of a Co-operative Fair that was held in March of 1886.
Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.
Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.
Description: Advertising circular written on Appleton Woolen Mills letterhead. In 1876 the Appleton Woolen Mills were operated by Hutchinson & Co. Appleton Woolen Mi...
Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary from October 6, 1827 to April 18, 1828.
Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...
Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.
Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.
Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...
Description: Front page of "Freedom's Journal", Volume 1, #15.
Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary.
Description: Pages 16 and 17 of midwife Mary Gerrard's journal in which she recorded names and birth dates of infants she delivered.
Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Description: Letter from Cordelia Harvey to Governor Edward Salomon regarding her work.
Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.
Description: Page one of "Green-Bay Intelligencer".
Description: Grand Army of the Republic certificate awarded to William H. Upham and signed by Lucius Fairchild.
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