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Racine — Air City

Date: 1931-06-12 

Description: The letterhead stationery of a Racine economic development committee reads: "Air City, Where the Air-Minded Live," The design shows airplanes and even a...

Date: 1856 

Description: Handwritten letter of Lucius Fairchild from the Madison Watercure detailing his experiences there.

Manuscript

W.C. Fields Letter

Date: 1933-05-15 

Description: A typed letter from W.C. Fields to Phillip Goodman. It is full of personal news items. In the letter he mentions that "Prohibition ends today."

Date: 1944-11-23 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Thanksgiving Day menu of the 339th Infantry, which served in Italy during World War II. On the front cover is an illustrat...

Date: 1864-01-02 

Description: George W. Noble's discharge letter from the Union Army during the Civil War.

Date: 1952-07-17 

Description: A letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to Jerry Lewis regarding "that blasted telethon...".

Date: 1918 

Description: Thanksgiving Day dinner menu given by the Second Aviation Instruction Center of the American Expeditionary Forces near Tours, France. Features two servicem...

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...

Manuscript

Aldo Leopold Letter

Date: 1929-08-21 ca.

Description: A letter written by Aldo Leopold addressed to M.B. Olbrich.

Date: 1783-03-15 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.

Date: 1864-06-08 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.

Date: 1971 ca.

Description: Page 13 of a booklet published by Women for a Peaceful Christmas offering alternatives to buying Christmas gifts. The page is decorated with several Christ...

Date: 1945-03-28 

Description: A page of a letter written by Dickey Chapelle to Daniel Mich describing arrival by air to an unspecified location for a mission.

Date:  date unknown

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.

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A program of events for the reunion of Union and Confederate veterans, including prayers, music, speeches, and fireworks.

Date: 1952-03 

Description: An invitation to “A Black Masque and Ball Macabre at the DOOMED McCORMICK MANSION.” The mansion was the former residence of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Hall McCormi...

Date: 1923-08-17 

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...

Date: 1856 

Description: Letter from Napoleon Bonaparte Van Slyke to Mayor Jairus Fairchild, from the Astor House, New York, describing the sale of city bonds.

Date: 1961 

Description: First page of a draft of a letter from the Racine branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People urging more militant activity in...

Manuscript

Letter to Mom

Date: 1945-11-15 

Description: The first page of a letter home to her mother from Signe Skott Cooper on United States Armed Forces stationery.

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