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Description: A letter from Margaret Marsh of La Canada, California, to Senator William Proxmire that reads, "Dear Senator Proxmire, You are WONDERFUL! When i think back...
Description: Hand-drawn map including the Clinch River and Clinch mountain range. The Clinch River rises in Southwest Virginia near Tazewell, VA and flows southwest thr...
Description: The first, foldout page of Samuel Marshall's United States passport, which includes a physical description.
Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.
Description: A detailed diagram showing the aspects of Natural Resources legislation and enforcement and its distribution among state agencies.
On loan from the Wisc...
Description: A contract letter written on Curtiss Exhibition Co. stationery addressed to John Kaminski of Milwaukee. It offers him a contract to fly at an exhibition at...
Description: Article entitled "Several Indian Families Now Encamped at Frost's Woods, Ancient Camp Site" about Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indians camping on the shores of Lak...
Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...
Description: A letter written by W.D. Bartlett to his cousin describing life as a Civil War soldier.
Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...
Description: A letter from the perspective of an African American Mississippian to white members of the community.
Description: Inside front cover and first page of Nathan Myrick's 1841-1842 account book showing his purchase of supplies at Prairie du Chien for the establishment of h...
Description: Menu with a green and cream striped front cover. On the insert for the Western Ranch Style Dinner is an illustration of a man in a cowboy hat, kerchief, an...
Description: Decorative lithograph with hundreds of prisoners' names, as well as scenes from the prison motifs as four insets, one on each corner: Libby Prison; Belle I...
Description: Notes written in red ink on the back of the map of the Battle of Black's Fort.
Description: "No flight, no pay." The informal contract between J.A. Smith of Neenah and Roy Larson of Larsen, Wisconsin. Roy Larson established a rural airport in Lar...
Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...
Description: The third page of a letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to James W. Young. It includes Weaver's signature in ink.
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: A letter written by President Abraham Lincoln to Major General McClellan, written at the time of the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, VA.
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