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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: 1814-09-20 

Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...

Date: 1952-03 

Description: An invitation to “A Black Masque and Ball Macabre at the DOOMED McCORMICK MANSION”. The mansion was the former residence of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Hall McCorm...

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: 1832-06-23 

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

Date: 1862-08-29 

Description: A letter written by President Abraham Lincoln to Major General McClellan, written at the time of the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, VA.

Date: 1903-08-05 

Description: Signatures of the crew of the steamer Rambo.

Date: 1855-11-15 

Description: The first, foldout page of Samuel Marshall's United States passport, which includes a physical description.

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Cover of pamphlet entitled "Louisiana Story 1963", by James Farmer. Produced by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).

Date: 1842-09-28 

Description: A page in Samuel Marshall's diary, dated September 28, 1842, with several short entries.

Date: 1951-07 

Description: Front cover of University of Wisconsin Extension Service Special Circular 20 dealing with rural schools. The cover features a drawing of two children walki...

Date: 1947-02-11 

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

Date: 1952-07-17 

Description: A letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to Jerry Lewis regarding "that blasted telethon...".

Date: 1778-07-13 

Description: A brief letter written by Daniel Boone to "Dear Col".

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

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Description: Drawing of older gentleman presenting the regimental flag of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, presumably at a Grand Army of the Republic meeting. The image is...

Date: 1935-11 

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

Date: 1855-06-30 

Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.

Date: 1887 

Description: First page of the Reuben Gold Thwaites' handwritten draft manuscript for his book Historic Waterways.

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