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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: 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: 1924 

Description: Summary of actions taken by the State of Wisconsin against Wallace A. Reinhardt, Andrew Morgan, and Nathaniel C. Rogers in the District Court of Milwaukee....

Manuscript

Gay is Good

Date: 1972 

Description: Cover of document manifesto of the Gay Liberation Front entitled "Gay is Good". Includes male and female gender symbols.

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: 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.

Date: 1978 ca.

Description: Flyer discussing the cruelty of society on lesbians and gay men. Features reproductions of cartoons and other art work, one of which is a caricature of Ani...

Date: 1947-09-18 

Description: A summons issued by the United States House of Representatives for Alvah Bessie to appear before the Un-American Activities Committee to testify.

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Flyer that says: "Gotta Get Rid of Sex Laws". The meeting was to be held at Lysistrata, corner of Gorham Street and Broom Streets. Includes the symbols...

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...

Date: 1964-03-24 

Description: Floor plan of the Exhibition Hall of the Wisconsin Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair. Plan shows tentative locations for exhibits by Aqua Chem, Pruden, Ham...

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: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Wisconsin Identification Certificate, certifying that Albert T. Lamson, who enlisted in Company G, 104...

Date: 1958-12-30 

Description: Letter from Henry M. Hogan of General Motors to Virginia Huebner, Director of the Fair Employment Practices Division of the Wisconsin Industrial Commission...

Date: 1952-07-17 

Description: A letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to Jerry Lewis regarding "that blasted telethon...".

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Cover of pamphlet entitled "Louisiana Story 1963", by James Farmer. Produced by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).

Manuscript

Mishakwut Still

Date: 1936 

Description: Actors in Indian costume as seen in the film "Mishaskwut", which depicts the life of the Menominee Indians. The film was sponsored by the Wauwatosa Board o...

Date: 1942-03-14 

Description: Typewritten menu for the luncheon meeting of the Madison Civics Club held at the Loraine Hotel, with photographer Margaret Bourke-White as speaker. Over 50...

Date: 1931-02-26 

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the end of Lake Monona Wild Life Sanctuary Association, a group that had been trying to preserve Frost's Woods.

Date: 1913-01 

Description: Cover of manuscript keepsake souvenir scrapbook titled "Country Life at Syene."

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