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Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...
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...
Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.
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...
Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.
Description: Letterhead of the A.F. Wagner Architectural Iron Works. At top left is a three-quarter view of the company building in an oval frame surrounded by printer'...
Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a blue ribbon against a red band on the left-hand side. The state fair ribbon includes the state seal and dat...
Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murrays addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...
Description: Letterhead of the Wadhams Oil Company, with an illustration of various red and yellow oil containers against a black circle. The motto, "Emphatically Indep...
Description: A key to the members of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers, consisting of a piece of paper with numbered circles punched through it. When this key is p...
Description: Flyer announcing a special meeting of the Youth Council of the Milwaukee branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Tuesda...
Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Fair, with fair information in fonts of varying sizes and styles, as well as red and blue bars on the left-hand side of t...
Date: 1899-02-22 ca.
Description: The facade of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Co., on the back cover of the Old Settlers' Club Banquet Menu.
Description: Letterhead for the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., with an engraving of a bird's-eye view of the city (signed Ma-- Richards, Mil Wis) advertising the "Nationa...
Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.
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.
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 Electrical and Steel Sales Co., with black and white photographs of examples of the company's steel products, such as casters, dollies,...
Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a landscape of red abstract shapes along the bottom and left-hand side of the page.
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