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Washington, D.C.

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,...

Date: 1897 

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...

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: 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...

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Description: Battle flag of the Second Regiment Mississippi Volunteers captured together with much of the regiment by the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers at Gettysburg July...

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: 1913-09-09 

Description: First page of a three page letter, written by Theodore Roosevelt on the letterhead of "The Outlook," a weekly magazine.

Date: 1774-07 

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...

Date: 1844-01-12 

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...

Date: 1887 

Description: Opening spread of Reuben Gold Thwaites' diary of his 1887 trip on the Fox River.

Date: 1786 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Daniel Boone.

Date: 1863-07-08 

Description: Diary entries for July 7 and 8, 1863 written by Emilie Quiner while caring for Union soldiers in Memphis, Tennessee.

Manuscript

Freemen of Ohio

Date: 1813-07-02 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pen-drawn poster listing the officers and men of Company H. Includes small oval portraits of some of the officers.

Date: 1862-11 

Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.

Date: 1928-07-05 

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...

Date: 1887 

Description: First page of the Reuben Gold Thwaites' handwritten draft manuscript for his book Historic Waterways.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Die Grundung und Entwicklung der Kolonie Neu Glarus (The Founding and Development of the Colony of New Glarus). This German language pamphlet was published...

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