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Date: 1890 

Description: Pages 16 and 17 of midwife Mary Gerrard's journal in which she recorded names and birth dates of infants she delivered.

Date: 1804 

Description: Front cover of the 55-page diary, from May 14 through August 17, 1804 written by Charles Floyd, a sergeant with the Lewis and Clark expedition.

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Description: Commemorative roster of Company F, 14th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. The list of names is surrounded by highly romantic military images.

Date: 1783-03-15 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.

Date: 1978 

Description: Front and back of "Renaissance" newsletter. Features a greek-style drawing of a man on the front, and on the back a depiction of a naked man and woman wear...

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: 1930-07-28 

Description: A letter from Jane Addams of Hull House to Cyrus McCormick regarding his donation to Hull House to benefit a children's program. The letter has two photogr...

Date: 1863-06-28 

Description: A letter written by W.D. Bartlett to his cousin describing life as a Civil War soldier.

Date: 1899-04-12 

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...

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...

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: 1948-03 

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...

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: 1786 

Description: Body of a letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Colonel Daniel Boone.

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".

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Description: Drawing of trappers on leaving their hunting grounds.

Manuscript

Agoston Haraszthy

Date:  

Description: Waist-up portrait of Agoston Haraszthy, 1812-1869.

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: 1924-12-16 

Description: This is page one of a letter written to Governor Emanuel Philipp from Helen Keller. She asks for his assistance in helping establish an endowment fund for...

Date: 1977 ca.

Description: The Madison Committee for Gay Rights sponsored the Gay Arts Festival in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus,...

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