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Date: 1845 after
Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...
Date: 1941 ca.
Description: The Houdini Award, an album, presented to Madison magician Ben Bergor by the Houdini Club of Wisconsin. Because Bergor won the award three years in success...
Description: Dairyland rat poison container, made for the Wisconsin Pharmacal Company in Milwaukee. It was a warfarin-based poison.
Description: A feather, likely from Old Abe. It was found among unsorted material in an envelope marked "Old Abe's feather for Helen". There is no information on who...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Badge for the International Beekeeping Conference, including The American Honey Producers League, The American Honey Institute, Southern Beekeeping States...
Description: A bisque doll of a woman with her face and hands painted black. She is wearing a red plaid dress with two aprons. The doll was made in Germany in 1890-1910...
Date: date unknown
Description: This is a Polish paper cutting, an art form known as wycinanki, featuring a floral/flower design.
Description: Pair of beaded Potawatomi moccasins.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Autochrome Lumiere plate box cover that originally contained four plates (plaques).
Description: A silk banner for the Communist League of America's New York Branch. The Communist League of America was founded in 1928 as a section of Leon Trotsky's Int...
Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.
Description: Back side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the t...
Description: A stuffed toy goat with a gray body and a red tail, beard and ears.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Passenger ticket and baggage check for Northwest Orient Airlines, illustrating their newly initiated around-the-globe routes to the Far East. This ticket w...
Description: This is a red United States (U.S.) militia cavalry uniform coat. It is mounted on a mannequin form.
Description: A pair of bright pink, leather baby shoes with pale pink ribbons, made in 1851.
Description: Threatening note signed "K.K.K." (Ku Klux Klan) with rock and rag that was thrown through Daisy Bates' window in August 1957. The note reads "The next will...
Description: A seance robe worn by Louise Parke during her work as a Spiritualist in Wisconsin.
Description: Wisconsin campaign pin for Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John Nance Garner's 1936 run. It reads "Roosevelt Garner Club, Wisconsin."
Description: A seashell which served as a religious font in a church.
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