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Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Draft of a letter from the Racine Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People regarding voter registration and organized votin...
Description: Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Anita McCormick Blaine on the eve of the 1936 presidential election. Roosevelt thanks Blaine for "the excellent work which...
Description: Letter from Theodore Roosevelt, as Governor of New York, to Anita McCormick Blaine. Roosevelt expresses regret at "missing a chance to see you" and her son...
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...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Twenty-four thousand twenty peso notes issued by the order of Yucatan governor Abel Ortiz Argumedo. Argumedo used these notes to pay a debt to the Internat...
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 McCorm...
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.
Description: Inside front cover and first page of Nathan Myrick's 1841-1842 account book showing his purchase of supplies at Prairie du Chien for the establishment of h...
Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...
Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.
Description: First page from the Wasmuth Portfolio, text written by Frank Lloyd Wright. The manuscript, written by Wright in Italy, also includes more than forty sketc...
Date: 1841 ca.
Description: Page from Nathan Myrick's account book showing transactions with Native Americans.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Certificate appointing Lucius Fairchild as the director of the Gettysburg Battle Field Memorial Association. The certificate is decorated with oval portrai...
Description: Commemorative Civil War roster of First Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry, Wisconsin Hussars Squadron "G". Depicts "Our Country as it was in 1860" with...
Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Daniel Boone.
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...
Description: A man lifts a milk canister into a McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler. Light from two windows illuminates the room, and buckets sit along the wall opposite the...
Description: Drawing of trappers on leaving their hunting grounds.
Description: Flyer announcing a special meeting of the Youth Council of the Milwaukee branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Tuesda...
Description: Jean Henriksen, a Madison Capital Times librarian, poses as the queen of the Wisconsin Press Photographers Association at the group's meeting in Milwaukee.
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