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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.

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: 1865-06-28 

Description: Reverse side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Was...

Date: 1951-07 

Description: Graphic from University of Wisconsin Extension Service Special Circular 20 showing progress in transportation and economics and posing the question "have o...

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: 1936-07-08 

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...

Date: 1841 

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...

Manuscript

Walter Brundage

Date: 1935 

Description: Page 1 of a description of the resettlement of Walter Brundage from poor farmland owned by Dr. Roach to land better suited to agriculture owned by Pat Glea...

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...

Date: 1786 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the dinner menu offered by the dining car service of the New York Central and Hudson River railroad line, with a man in a bicorne, jacket, and...

Date: 1841 ca.

Description: Page from Nathan Myrick's account book showing transactions with Native Americans.

Date:  

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: 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...

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: 1932-03 

Description: Page from International Trail magazine featuring an article about the use of International trucks for the construction of the Hoover Dam. The title...

Date: 1860-07-17 

Description: A certificate granting United States citizenship to Frederick Anneke.

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,...

Manuscript

Walter Brundage

Date: 1935 

Description: Page 2 of a description of the resettlement of Walter Brundage from poor farmland owned by Dr. Roach to land better suited to agriculture owned by Pat Glea...

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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