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Date:  

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,...

Date: 1880 

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!".

Manuscript

I.M. Singer's Will

Date: 1870-07-16 

Description: The front page of the last will and testament of Isaac Merritt Singer, founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.

Date:  

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration used for a book written about the history of the typewriter. Image includes Christopher Latham Sholes, inventor of the first practical typewri...

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:  

Description: Letterhead for the Electrical and Steel Sales Co., with black and white photographs of examples of the company's steel products, such as casters, dollies,...

Manuscript

Thomas Phillips

Date:  

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

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: 1863-06-28 

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

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...

Manuscript

Walter Brundage

Date: 1935 

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...

Date:  

Description: Drawing of trappers on leaving their hunting grounds.

Manuscript

"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: 1964-04-25 before

Description: Front and back of a menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Jim Berryman of club president Fletcher Knebel wearing a gridiron me...

Date: 1783-03-15 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.

Date: 1972-04-08 before

Description: Front and back of two-sided menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Eldon Pletcher of club president (Edgar A. Poe?) posing with...

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:  date unknown

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

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...

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