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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:  date unknown

Description: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) bumper sticker reading, "One man, one vote."


Description: Woman, probably a librarian, paging through a book from a crate stamped "Wisconsin Free Library Commission, Madison, Wis." Several other books are stacked...


Description: Letterhead of the Gugler Lithographic Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building.


Description: Exterior view of the Free Library at Wausaukee located above a restaurant.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...


Description: Interior view of the Baraboo Carnegie Free Library Delivery Room. At lower is written: "Baraboo Library, Delivery Room, Claude & Starck Archts." There is a...


Allied Soldiers

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Allied soldiers gathered near an entrance to an unknown establishment. A sign in French above the entrance is not legible, but there is an image of a crick...

Date: 1950-06-01 

Description: Seven members of the Shorewood school Cub Pack 307 who received the Webelos award pose for a group portrait. Seated, left to right, are Bob Dutton, Richard...

Date: 1948-04-19 

Description: Visiting nurse Esther Sorensen of the Madison Visiting Nurse Service is advising Mrs. Chester B. Van Roo, the former Mary Lou Bell, on the care of her chil...


Description: Back side of Nakoma Country Club golf score card detailing rules of the game.

Date: 1972 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a red wing blackbird perching on cattail flowers in a body of water. The Wisco...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Black and red halftone print of a perspective floor plan for Model Home J900. Frank Lloyd Wright outlined his vision of affordable housing. He asserted tha...

Date: 1868 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Manitowoc, with four insets. Manitowoc County.

Date: 1962 

Description: This map shows streets, points of interest, Lake Winnebago, Millers Bay, South Asylum Bay, Lake Butte des Morts, and the Fox River. The map also includes a...

Date: 1960-01-19 

Description: James Schmitz, center, is awarded a plaque naming him "Outstanding Young Man" of 1959 by John Shiels of the Madison Junior Chamber of Commerce. Looking on...


Description: Eleanor Roosevelt speaking at the Eleventh Congress of the United States Student Association at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This manuscript map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows landownership. An approximate date can be established by the names written on the pla...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Ewig Company, an insurance company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with full-color depictions of a scene with three traffic accidents involv...

Date: 1922 

Description: Booth at the Wisconsin State Fair promoting the Wisconsin Free Library Commission.

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