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Description: Letterhead of magician and entertainer Ben Bergor, promoting his availability as an after dinner speaker ("a truly new and humorous approach in storytellin...

Manuscript

Unpaid Bill

Date: 1857-11-18 

Description: Unpaid bill in the amount of $5,000, owed by Jairus Fairchild, President of Watertown and Madison Railroad, to Bank of the Republic.

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Description: Letterhead of Ben Bergor, with illustrations of theatrical masks, Bergor's head, his "Remember this bird!" symbol, and a cartoon of Bergor at the bottom of...

Date: 1862-11 

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

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.

Date: 1814-08-27 

Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A list of prisoners of war. Governor Hamilton is at the top of the list.

Manuscript

Participate!

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Description: Large sheet of paper used to gather ideas for the creation of the Mifflin Street Co-op mural. The top says: The mural project is underway--and we need your...

Manuscript

The Magic Picnic

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Map for location of the Magic Picnic, a celebration of the lesbian and gay community, which took place in Brittingham Park.

Date: 1886-08-06 ca.

Description: A certificate from the Grand Army of the Republic, announcing that Lucius Fairchild on August 6, 1886 was elected Commander in Chief of the 20th annual Nat...

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Description: Menu for the Faust Supper Club, with a tinted three-quarter view photograph of the restaurant exterior within an abstract lozenge shape.

Date: 1844 

Description: Handwritten page from Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin. The page includes entries for Choaking Creek, Cincinnati, City of the Four Lak...

Date: 1856 

Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.

Date: 1887 

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

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Description: Letterhead of Ring 31 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, with the seal of the IBM and a cartoon by Wayne D. Peterson (?) of Ben Bergor with a r...

Date: 1853-06-08 

Description: A letter to Colonel William Robert Talylor signed "Yours in Hast, —. Hinton". The envelope is included in the upper left hand corner of the letter.

Date: 1861 

Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company F, 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Harvey Zouaves of the Eleventh Regiment.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pamphlet published by Wisconsin Rural Schools Association in opposition to proposed legislation dealing with one-room schools.

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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...

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