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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: 1844 

Description: Increase Lapham's handwritten title page for A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin

Date: 1844 

Description: Handwritten first page of Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin.

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Description: Handwritten page from Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin.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: 1982-05-18 

Description: A friendly letter from Vice President George Herbert Walker Bush to Lee Sherman Dreyfus.

Date: 1881-07-17 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Walt Whitman regarding publishing a book he was writing.

Date: 1827-10 

Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary from October 6, 1827 to April 18, 1828.

Date: 1874-01-01 

Description: Page from H.H. Bennett's studio inventory of 1874. The spread shows the inventory and value of items in the printing and furnishing room and on the exterio...

Date: 1982-04-30 

Description: A friendly letter from President Ronald Reagan to Governor Lee Sherman Dreyfus.

Date: 1853-06-08 

Description: A letter to W.R. Taylor from Hinton.


Description: Letterhead of the Wadhams Oil Company, with an illustration of various red and yellow oil containers against a black circle. The motto, "Emphatically Indep...

Date: 1828 

Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary.

Date: 1966-08-19 

Description: Final page of a letter from Robert and Vicki Gabriner to Russell Gilmore at the Wisconsin Historical Society describing their experiences collecting civil...

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...


Description: Memohead of the Great Northern Nursery Company, with a street view of the company office building and apple cellar. Residential buildings, trucks, automobi...

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...


Angry Letter

Date: 1974 

Description: Angry letter written to Women for a Peaceful Christmas in opposition to their Christmas shopping boycott, signed "A small business owner."

Date:  date unknown

Description: A letter from the perspective of an African American Mississippian to white members of the community.

Date: 1844-09-20 

Description: Concluding page of document handwritten by Thomas Marshall, which includes his signature.

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.

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