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Date: 1828 ca.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing and description of an earth borer for his handwritten manuscript, Notes and Accounts of Canals, Particularly the Ohio Canal Ne...
Description: First page from the Wasmuth Portfolio, text written by Frank Lloyd Wright. The manuscript, written by Wright in Italy, also includes more than forty sketc...
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,...
Description: Pages 16 and 17 of midwife Mary Gerrard's journal in which she recorded names and birth dates of infants she delivered.
Description: The front page of the last will and testament of Isaac Merritt Singer, founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.
Date: 1892-03 ca.
Description: An Indian sets up a hunting trap, with a rifle resting against a tree in the background.
Description: Letterhead of Ben Bergor, with illustrations of theatrical masks, Bergor's head, his "Remember this bird!" symbol, and a cartoon of Bergor at the bottom of...
Description: A letter written by W.D. Bartlett to his cousin describing life as a Civil War soldier.
Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.
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...
Description: The second page of a letter written by Daniel Boone to his sister.
Description: Body of a letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Colonel Daniel Boone.
Description: Menu with a green and cream striped front cover. On the insert for the Western Ranch Style Dinner is an illustration of a man in a cowboy hat, kerchief, an...
Date: 1947-05-10 before
Description: Foldout menu for the spring dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by [Clifford] Berryman of club president Harold M. Talburt, who is dropping the gav...
Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with vignettes of crowds around the fair gateway, an exhibition hall, and a scene of horse-drawn cart racing.
Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with "State Fair" in faceted yellow letters against a red band. An illustration of a female figure in a dress with...
Description: Page 1 of a description of the resettlement of Walter Brundage from poor farmland owned by Dr. Roach to land better suited to agriculture owned by Pat Glea...
Description: Letterhead of the Waterloo Fire Department, with a duotone photograph of a baseball field with a game in progress and fans in the stands at Firemen's Park,...
Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".
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...
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