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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: 1899-02-22 ca.

Description: The facade of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Co., on the back cover of the Old Settlers' Club Banquet Menu.

Date: 1786 

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

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: 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...

Manuscript

Thomas Phillips

Date:  

Description: A woodcut image of Thomas Phillips, the general president of the Boot and Shoe Workers International Union, accompanying his biography.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Page, removed from the Grant family bible, containing an image of Jesse R. Grant, father of Ulysses S. Grant.

Date: 1924-12-16 

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

Manuscript

Agoston Haraszthy

Date:  

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pen-drawn poster listing the officers and men of Company H. Includes small oval portraits of some of the officers.

Date: 1816-10-19 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Daniel Boone to his sister.

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: 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.

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...

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:  

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: 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:  

Description: Page of Jacques Marquette's journal.

Manuscript

"Kennedy Is Slain"

Date: 1963-11-22 

Description: Front page of "Milwaukee Journal" newspaper with the headline: "Kennedy Is Slain". Includes a portrait of President John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson,...

Date: 1786 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Daniel Boone.

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