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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: 1966-08-19 

Description: Final page of a letter from Robert and Vicki Gabriner to Russell Gilmore at the Wisconsin Historical Society describing their experiences collecting civil...

Date: 1923-08-17 

Description: "No flight, no pay." The informal contract between J.A. Smith of Neenah and Roy Larson of Larsen, Wisconsin. Roy Larson established a rural airport in Lar...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Twenty-four thousand twenty peso notes issued by the order of Yucatan governor Abel Ortiz Argumedo. Argumedo used these notes to pay a debt to the Internat...

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.

Date: 1948-03 

Description: Flyer announcing a special meeting of the Youth Council of the Milwaukee branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Tuesda...

Date: 1942-02-28 before

Description: Front cover and illustration from insert for the inauguration of club president Lewis Wood, with numbered illustrated phases of his career, and a banner re...


Racine — Air City

Date: 1931-06-12 

Description: The letterhead stationery of a Racine economic development committee reads: "Air City, Where the Air-Minded Live," The design shows airplanes and even a...

Date: 1930-07-28 

Description: A letter from Jane Addams of Hull House to Cyrus McCormick regarding his donation to Hull House to benefit a children's program. The letter has two photogr...


The Magic Picnic

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Map for location of the Magic Picnic, a celebration of the lesbian and gay community, which took place in Brittingham Park.

Date: 1913-09-09 

Description: First page of a three page letter, written by Theodore Roosevelt on the letterhead of "The Outlook," a weekly magazine.

Date: 1951 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with dark blue top and a side panel along the left-hand side with roundels depicting fair activities such as fair...


Century Grills Menu

Date: 1933 

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the Century Grills at the 1937 World's Fair. On the cover is a black and white photograph of a fair building, and silv...

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: 1952-01-29 

Description: The first page of a letter written to A.A. Schecter by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver.


"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: 1973-03-14 

Description: Letter from Michael Bystry to Senator James Swan regarding school funding. The letter is written on S.W. Dairy Corp letterhead. The letterhead features an...

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: 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: 1936-07-08 

Description: A man lifts a milk canister into a McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler. Light from two windows illuminates the room, and buckets sit along the wall opposite the...

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