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Date: 1861-08 ca.
Description: Large-format, illustrated stationery purchased by Rudolph Fine, a member of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry in August, 1861, showing the Capitol (in actuality,...
Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.
Date: date unknown
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: Thanksgiving Day dinner menu given by the Second Aviation Instruction Center of the American Expeditionary Forces near Tours, France. Features two servicem...
Description: The first page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Business stationery of George B. Peck, editor of Peck's Sun, a Milwaukee newspaper. Peck was well-known for his humorous column, "Peck's Bad Boy," a...
Description: Battle flag of the Second Regiment Mississippi Volunteers captured together with much of the regiment by the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers at Gettysburg July...
Description: Second page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, a...
Description: Handwritten menu of dinner specials from the Ovens of Brittany restaurant, with the logo of the name of the restaurant in a decorative scrolled frame.
Description: The second page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.
Description: First page of a three page letter, written by Theodore Roosevelt on the letterhead of "The Outlook," a weekly magazine.
Description: Back page of a letter written and signed by Dan Smith.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Letterhead of the La Crosse Wallis Carriage Co., manufacturers of fine family carriages, showing a view of the factory with the Mississippi River in the ba...
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: Opening spread of Reuben Gold Thwaites' diary of his 1887 trip on the Fox River.
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: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Daniel Boone.
Description: Diary entries for July 7 and 8, 1863 written by Emilie Quiner while caring for Union soldiers in Memphis, Tennessee.
Description: A handbill circulated by Governor Meigs and General McArthur of Ohio in an effort to recruit men into the local militia. Men were needed to serve against t...
Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.
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