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Date: 1886-05-18 ca.

Description: Certificate commissioning J.W. Oakley Aid-de-Camp in the Grand Army of the Republic. It is signed by Lucius Fairchild.

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Description: Resolutions adopted by the Madison, Wisconsin post of the Grand Army of the Republic. The text on the top reads, "Grand Army of the Republic, Department of...

Date: 1891 

Description: Letter from Fourth Assistant Postmaster General, Estes G. Rathbone, regarding the establishment of the Post Office at La Crosse and Nathan Myrick's appoint...

Date: 1821-07-03 

Description: Two pages of a letter written by Thomas Forsyth.

Date: 1907 

Description: Excerpt from Governor Davidson's investigation into the Wisconsin Medical Institute and the practices of Wallace, Willis, and F.A.H. Reinhardt. The documen...

Manuscript

Class Portrait

Date: 1935 

Description: Vintage photograph, dated ca. 1890, with a wraparound handwritten message from Miss Louise Parke to her beloved teacher, Miss Mary L. Edgar, is part of a M...

Manuscript

I.M. Singer's Will

Date: 1870-07-16 

Description: The front page of the last will and testament of Isaac Merritt Singer, founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.

Date: 1853-06-08 

Description: A letter (without the envelope) from Mr. Hinton to W.R. (William Robert) Taylor.

Date: 1804-05-03 

Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.

Date: 1779-08-31 

Description: A handwritten "list of different inhabitants that consented to furnish the troops belonging to the state of Virginia."

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: 1898 

Description: Receipt for plants purchased by Nina Dousman from Oak Grove Green Houses for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date: 1942-03-14 

Description: Typewritten menu for the luncheon meeting of the Madison Civics Club held at the Loraine Hotel, with photographer Margaret Bourke-White as speaker. Over 50...

Date: 1853-03-15 

Description: The first page of a letter written to William Robert Taylor when he lived in Cottage Grove. It was authored by someone in Stevens Point whose name is not s...

Date: 1926-07-28 

Description: Newspaper clipping including headline, photograph of six Winnebago (Ho Chunk) Indians, and a caption indicating that the men pictured would be attending a...

Date: 1821-08-18 

Description: The reverse side of the Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near th...

Date: 1962-03 

Description: Photostat copy of statement of policy from American Book Company, publisher of McGuffey Readers, indicating that the company did not advocate use of the Re...

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Handwritten letter of genealogical information about the Boone family.

Date: 1861-01 

Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...

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