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Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Illustration of a "prairie breaking plow" of the 1840s. Includes the text "prairie breaking plow of fifty years ago."

Manuscript

John Muir Letter

Date:  date unknown

Description: The first page of a poem written by John Muir entitled "The Sabbath."

Date: 1897-09-17 

Description: Portion of a letter regarding the incorporation of the Badger Brass Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1886-04-29 

Description: A proposal to the Knights of Labor of America regarding organizing a Linen Collar and Cuff Manufactory.

Date: 1835 

Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1935 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.

Date: 1890 

Description: Letterhead for Moulton, Moran & Co. The logo shows North America and depicts Superior as the center of a hub with spokes going to Russia, to China and Japa...

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Description: Front cover of Prospectus of The Chippewa Spring Sanitorium Hotel. A rendition of the hotel is included along with the words "Health, Rest, And Joy".

Date: 1923-08-17 

Description: "No flight, no pay." The informal contract between J.A. Smith of Neenah and Roy Larson of Larsen, Wisconsin. Roy Larson established a rural airport in Lar...

Date: 1853-03-15 

Description: The first page of a letter written to William Robert Taylor when he lived in Cottage Grove. It was authored by someone in Stevens Point whose name is not s...

Manuscript

The Magic Picnic

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Map for location of the Magic Picnic, a celebration of the lesbian and gay community, which took place in Brittingham Park.

Date: 1861-09-30 

Description: The document, signed by Wisconsin State Governor Alexander Randall, appointing Hans C. Heg colonel of the 15th Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers.

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...

Date: 1862-11 

Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.

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: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A program of events for the reunion of Union and Confederate veterans, including prayers, music, speeches, and fireworks.

Manuscript

Agoston Haraszthy

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

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Description: Information about eight photographs detailing the seven Wisconsin monuments erected at the Gettysburg battlefield and the commission that placed them there...

Date: 1779-02-24 

Description: A letter from Governor Henry Hamilton to Colonel Clark proposing a truce.

Date: 1862-10-08 

Description: An introduction to the Kentucky Papers, written by Spencer Records, which begins, "I have written the following narrative partly for my own satisfaction an...

Date: 1947-02-11 

Description: Cover of booklet containing remarks made by D.B. Baker, Manager of Engineering Industrial Power Division, International Harvester Company. The remarks were...

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