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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...

Date: 1804-05-03 

Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.

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...

Manuscript

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

Date: 1890 

Description: Pages 16 and 17 of midwife Mary Gerrard's journal in which she recorded names and birth dates of infants she delivered.

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Description: Page of Jacques Marquette's journal.

Date: 1924-12-16 

Description: This is page two of a letter written to Governor Emanuel Philipp from Helen Keller. She asks for his assistance in helping establish an endowment fund for...

Date: 1936-10-31 

Description: Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Anita McCormick Blaine on the eve of the 1936 presidential election. Roosevelt thanks Blaine for "the excellent work which...

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: 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...

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Description: Commemorative roster of Company F, 14th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. The list of names is surrounded by highly romantic military images.

Date: 1863-06-28 

Description: A letter written by W.D. Bartlett to his cousin describing life as a Civil War soldier.

Date: 1841 

Description: Inside front cover and first page of Nathan Myrick's 1841-1842 account book showing his purchase of supplies at Prairie du Chien for the establishment of h...

Date: 1899-04-12 

Description: Letter from Theodore Roosevelt, as Governor of New York, to Anita McCormick Blaine. Roosevelt expresses regret at "missing a chance to see you" and her son...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Certificate appointing Lucius Fairchild as the director of the Gettysburg Battle Field Memorial Association. The certificate is decorated with oval portrai...

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Description: Commemorative Civil War roster of First Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry, Wisconsin Hussars Squadron "G". Depicts "Our Country as it was in 1860" with...

Date: 1865-04-29 

Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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: 1932-03 

Description: Page from International Trail magazine featuring an article about the use of International trucks for the construction of the Hoover Dam. The title...

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...

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