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Date: 1930-07-28 

Description: A letter from Jane Addams of Hull House to Cyrus McCormick regarding his donation to Hull House to benefit a children's program. The letter has two photogr...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: A list of nine reasons to use co-operative-made goods, entitled "Reasons Why You Should Use Co-operative-Made Goods in Preference To All Others". This was...


Mishakwut Still

Date: 1936 

Description: Actors in Indian costume as seen in the film "Mishaskwut", which depicts the life of the Menominee Indians. The film was sponsored by the Wauwatosa Board o...

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: 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...


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: 1918 

Description: Thanksgiving Day dinner menu given by the Second Aviation Instruction Center of the American Expeditionary Forces near Tours, France. Features two servicem...

Date: 1881-07-17 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Walt Whitman regarding publishing a book he was writing.

Date: 1774-10-12 

Description: The back page of a repaired letter from Arthur Campbell to William Preston.

Date: 1883 

Description: Menu for a reception and banquet for "Hon. Alexander Mitchell by the Citizens of Milwaukee on his return from his European Trip." At the top is a silk ribb...

Date: 1804-05-03 

Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.

Date: 1935-11 

Description: Typewritten playbill for the puppet show "Ocean Treasure" written and produced by Miriam Bennett.


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: 1935 

Description: Page 2 of textual description of Brundage family and their resettlement from poor farmland to land better suited to agriculture.

Date: 1935 

Description: List of Juneau County landowners and details of the sale of their land to the United States Resettlement Administration.

Date: 1947-09-18 

Description: A summons issued by the United States House of Representatives for Alvah Bessie to appear before the Un-American Activities Committee to testify.

Date: 1913-09-09 

Description: First page of a three page letter, written by Theodore Roosevelt on the letterhead of "The Outlook," a weekly magazine.

Date: 1786 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Daniel Boone.

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The back page of a letter to Electa Candy.

Date: 1931-02-26 

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the end of Lake Monona Wild Life Sanctuary Association, a group that had been trying to preserve Frost's Woods.

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