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Description: Diploma of honorable mention presented to Stephen M. Babcock by the Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition. The document honors Babcock's inven...
Description: Vicksburg Daily Citizen of July 2, 1864. This copy bears handwritten notes about the surrender of Vicksburg and the acquisition of the paper by Lewi...
Description: Blue and white floral print wallpaper on which the Vicksburg Daily Citizen of July 2, 1863 is printed.
Description: Swiss baptismal certificate, Glarus.
Description: First page of a letter from Governor William Dempster Hoard to Henry C. Payne rejecting a $1000 donation Payne sent from Philip Armour.
Description: Blue cover design of an official report entitled "Wisconsin. What It Offers to the Immigrant".
Description: Award certificate presented to the Appleton Woolen Mills at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The company won a bronze medal at the Fair for its paper makers...
Description: Front of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commission f...
Date: 1876 before
Description: Letterhead of the Berlin Woolen Mills bearing an engraving of the factory, which is unusual because of its French Mansard roof.
Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brighman listing occurrences at Fort Blue Mounds.
Description: Legal title to Oren Johnson's mortgaged land in Dodge County. The La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road Company assessed the land for $1,500.
Description: Note from Albert Pool, surveyor for the village of Dunbarton in Lafayette County, as appears on the reverse of the Village of Dunbarton plat map. Pool cert...
Description: Document granting a parcel of land to the Wisconsin Railroad Farm Mortgage Land Company signed by Secretary of State, Peter Doyle. The document bears the o...
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Letterhead stationery of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with an engraving of the building constructed for that event.
Date: 1883 before
Description: Engraved letterhead of the firm of Smith, Mendel & Co., a wholesale grocery merchant. William E. Smith was a prominent Milwaukee businessman, partner in th...
Description: Minutes from a meeting of the Farmers Home League of Monroe, Wisconsin. The page contains a partial list of settled claims against the League and the amoun...
Description: Certificate signed by La Fayette Kellogg admitting George E. Bryant to practice law before the Supreme Court of Wisconsin. The certificate bears the seal...
Description: Prospectus for the Madison Female Seminary, then operated by Joseph C. Pickard.
Date: 1825 ca.
Description: This document, sometimes cited as the “Statement made by the Indians, a bilingual petition of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, 1864,” was carried by an Ojib...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...
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