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Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The front page of a letter to Electa Candy that begins, "Dear Mother".

Date: 1838 

Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's Catalog of Plants Found in the vicinity of Milwaukee, Wisconsin Territory.

Date: 1903-08-05 

Description: Signatures of the crew of the steamer Rambo.

Date: 1957-06-30 

Description: Letter from Marie Thompson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, President of the Animal Protective League to John Beale, Chief Forester at the Wisconsin Conservation D...

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: 1825-08-19 

Description: Second page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, a...

Date: 1835 

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

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Description: Letterhead of magician and entertainer Ben Bergor, promoting his availability as an after dinner speaker ("a truly new and humorous approach in storytellin...

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: 1889-08 

Description: A key to the members of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers, consisting of a piece of paper with numbered circles punched through it. When this key is p...

Date: 1913-01 

Description: Page from manuscript keepsake scrapbook containing an image of a kitchen stove and of a toilet.

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: 1774-10-12 

Description: A repaired letter written by Arthur Campbell to William Preston.

Manuscript

Washington, D.C.

Date: 1861-08 ca.

Description: Large-format, illustrated stationery purchased by Rudolph Fine, a member of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry in August, 1861, showing the Capitol (in actuality,...

Date: 1832-06-23 

Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.

Date: 1862-02-13 

Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.

Manuscript

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

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: 1835-03-07 

Description: A letter to J.D. Beers & Co., written by David Hubbard.

Date: 1966-06-23 

Description: Letter of introduction for Mrs. Robert (Vicki) Gabriner indicating that she is authorized by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin to collect materials...

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