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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.
Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary.
Description: A handbill circulated by Governor Meigs and General McArthur of Ohio in an effort to recruit men into the local militia. Men were needed to serve against t...
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...
Description: First page of the Reuben Gold Thwaites' handwritten draft manuscript for his book Historic Waterways.
Description: The second page of a letter written to William Robert Taylor when he lived in Cottage Grove.
Description: First page of a document handwritten by Thomas Marshall.
Description: The second page of a two page letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Description: Pages 16 and 17 of midwife Mary Gerrard's journal in which she recorded names and birth dates of infants she delivered.
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Draft of a letter from the Racine Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People regarding voter registration and organized votin...
Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.
Description: A typed letter written to Myles Horton of Highlander Folk School from Rosa L. Parks.
Description: Handwritten list of plants in the Ranunculaceae or crowfoot family.
Description: Resolutions adopted by the Madison, Wisconsin post of the Grand Army of the Republic. The text on the top reads, "Grand Army of the Republic, Department of...
Description: Letterhead for the centennial exposition of the Wisconsin State Fair, with an illustration of the golden Daniel Chester French "Wisconsin" statue that ador...
Description: This is page one of a letter written to Governor Emanuel Philipp from Helen Keller. She asks for his assistance in helping establish an endowment fund for...
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...
Description: Letterhead of Ring 31 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, with the seal of the IBM and a cartoon by Wayne D. Peterson (?) of Ben Bergor with a r...
Date: date unknown
Description: Pen-drawn poster listing the officers and men of Company H. Includes small oval portraits of some of the officers.
Description: Pamphlet published by Wisconsin Rural Schools Association in opposition to proposed legislation dealing with one-room schools.
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