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Rosa Parks Letter

Date: 1956-02-25 

Description: A typed letter written to Myles Horton of Highlander Folk School from Rosa L. Parks.

Date: 1951-05-24 

Description: The third page of a letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to James W. Young. It includes Weaver's signature in ink.

Manuscript

Gay Center Picnic

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Poster for picnic presented by the Gay Center at Vilas Park. Includes an image of a fox and telephone.

Manuscript

Pi Lambda Theta

Date: 1949-03-05 

Description: Mrs. Lettie P. Trefz, national vice-president of Pi Lambda Theta, stands between Evelyn Simonson (left), vice-president of the Wisconsin chapter, and Doris...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Front page of sheet music to "Those Segregated Blues" words and music written by Milt Klamen. A song written about segregation and equal rights for all.

Manuscript

W.C. Fields Letter

Date: 1933-05-15 

Description: A typed letter from W.C. Fields to Phillip Goodman. It is full of personal news items. In the letter he mentions that "Prohibition ends today."

Manuscript

Class Portrait

Date: 1935 

Description: Vintage photograph, dated ca. 1890, with a wraparound handwritten message from Miss Louise Parke to her beloved teacher, Miss Mary L. Edgar, is part of a M...

Date: 1957-07 

Description: Letter from Mrs. F.L. "Dixie" Larkin of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to The Wisconsin Conservation Department regarding the use of DDT to control Dutch Elm Diseas...

Date: 1947-02-11 

Description: Cover of booklet containing remarks made by D.B. Baker, Manager of Engineering Industrial Power Division, Internatonal Harvester Company. The remarks were...

Date: 1906-12-28 

Description: Newspaper article about the purchase of land for a park related to Man Mound in Sauk County accompanied by a line drawing of the mound. Article clipped fro...

Date: 1956 

Description: A detailed diagram showing the aspects of Natural Resources legislation and enforcement and its distribution among state agencies. On loan from the Wisc...

Date: 1949 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a landscape of red abstract shapes along the bottom and left-hand side of the page.

Date: 1963-11-05 

Description: A typed letter written to Myles Horton of Highlander Folk School from Martin Luther King, Jr., who was President of the Southern Christian Leadership Confe...

Date: 1951-07 

Description: Front cover of University of Wisconsin Extension Service Special Circular 20 dealing with rural schools. The cover features a drawing of two children walki...

Date: 1966-05-13 

Description: Letter from Wisconsin Attorney General Bronson La Follette to State Historical Society of Wisconsin Director Les Fishel, regarding the state's liability in...

Date: 1900-01-01 ca.

Description: Roster of Company C from the 19th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Presented to the State Historical Society by Calvin E. Morley.

Manuscript

"Kennedy Is Slain"

Date: 1963-11-22 

Description: Front page of "Milwaukee Journal" newspaper with the headline: "Kennedy Is Slain". Includes a portrait of President John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson,...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Draft of a letter from the Racine Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People regarding voter registration and organized votin...

Date: 1982-05-18 

Description: A friendly letter from Vice President George Herbert Walker Bush to Lee Sherman Dreyfus.

Date: 1921 

Description: Cover of the "International Bulletin," a company magazine devoted to the International truck line. Includes a small illustration of a truck on a city stree...

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