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Historical Object

Air Mail Begins

Date: 1927-11-22 

Description: Souvenir envelope mailed by John A. Lester on the flight that inaugurated air mail service between Madison and Minneapolis in 1927. Madison's first incomin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The tattered remains of a processing envelope from The Photoart House. Handwritten on the envelope is "Ice Machine, 111, 893," "Schoelkopf, 210 E Wash Ave....

Historical Object

Monster Knife

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: A woman holds the monster knife and its sheath. Giant knife presented to John Fox Potter by Missouri Republicans after Potter's threatened duel with a Virg...

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Description: Application to admit a child to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home, at Madison, Wisconsin, who had lost their father in the Civil War.

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