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Manuscript

Earth Borer

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...

Manuscript

Thomas Phillips

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Description: A woodcut image of Thomas Phillips, the general president of the Boot and Shoe Workers International Union, accompanying his biography.

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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...

Date: 1926-07-28 

Description: Newspaper clipping including headline, photograph of six Winnebago (Ho Chunk) Indians, and a caption indicating that the men pictured would be attending a...

Date: 1897 

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Page, removed from the Grant family bible, containing an image of Jesse R. Grant, father of Ulysses S. Grant.

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: 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: 1952-01-26 

Description: Jean Henriksen, a Madison Capital Times librarian, poses as the queen of the Wisconsin Press Photographers Association at the group's meeting in Milwaukee.

Date: 1942-12-12 before

Description: Front and back sides of a two-sided menu for a dinner in honor of cartoonist and member Clifford K. Berryman, with a portrait of Berryman and a gridiron as...

Date: 1978 

Description: Front and back of "Renaissance" newsletter. Features a greek-style drawing of a man on the front, and on the back a depiction of a naked man and woman wear...

Date: 1786 

Description: Body of a letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Colonel Daniel Boone.

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Description: Letterhead of magician and entertainer Ben Bergor, promoting his availability as an after dinner speaker ("a truly new and humorous approach in storytellin...

Date: 1891 

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...

Date: 1969-03-15 before

Description: Front and back of two-sided menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Herbert Lawrence Block (who signed his work as "Herblock") o...

Date: 1804 

Description: Front cover of the 55-page diary, from May 14 through August 17, 1804 written by Charles Floyd, a sergeant with the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Date: 1935 

Description: Page 1 of textual description of Brundage family and their resettlement from poor farmland to land better suited to agriculture.

Date: 1977 ca.

Description: The Madison Committee for Gay Rights sponsored the Gay Arts Festival in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus,...

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Description: Letterhead of Ring 31 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, with the seal of the IBM and a cartoon by Wayne D. Peterson (?) of Ben Bergor with a r...

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Description: Letterhead of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Victory Convention, with an illustration by R. Hesselgrave of a train full of passengers waving flags, hea...

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