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Date:  date unknown

Description: A letter from the perspective of an African American Mississippian to white members of the community.

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: 1888-03-10 

Description: Inscription from Reuben Gold Thwaites to The State Historical Society of Wisconsin in a copy of his book, Historic Waterways.

Date: 1812-07-29 

Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.

Date: 1804 

Description: Front cover of the 55-page diary, from May 14 through August 17, 1804 written by Charles Floyd, a sergeant with the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Manuscript

W.C. Fields Letter

Date: 1933-05-15 

Description: A typed letter from W.C. Fields to Phillip Goodman. It is full of personal news items. In the letter he mentions that "Prohibition ends today."

Manuscript

The Magic Picnic

Date: 1979 ca.

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

Date: 1863-07-08 

Description: Diary entries for July 7 and 8, 1863 written by Emilie Quiner while caring for Union soldiers in Memphis, Tennessee.

Manuscript

May Day Rally Flyer

Date: 1974 

Description: Flyer advertising a May Day rally in support of public workers to be held at Library Mall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Local public worke...

Manuscript

Superior as Hub

Date: 1890 

Description: Rand, McNally map of North America enhanced to show Superior as the center of a wheel. The image was used on the back of stationery from City Improvement C...

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: 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: 1861 

Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Victory Convention, with an illustration by R. Hesselgrave of a train full of passengers waving flags, hea...

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Stationery depicting the fortifications around Washington, D.C., during the second year of the Civil War: Arlington Heights, directly across the Potomac Ri...

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: 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: 1894 ca.

Description: Die Grundung und Entwicklung der Kolonie Neu Glarus (The Founding and Development of the Colony of New Glarus). This German language pamphlet was published...

Manuscript

I.M. Singer's Will

Date: 1870-07-16 

Description: The front page of the last will and testament of Isaac Merritt Singer, founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.

Date: 1853-06-08 

Description: A letter (without the envelope) from Mr. Hinton to W.R. (William Robert) Taylor.

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