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Thomas Phillips


Description: A woodcut image of Thomas Phillips, the general president of the Boot and Shoe Workers International Union, accompanying his biography.

Date: 1961 

Description: Second page of a draft of a letter from the Racine branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People urging more militant activity i...

Date: 1856-12 

Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...

Date: 1950 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a blue ribbon against a red band on the left-hand side. The state fair ribbon includes the state seal and dat...

Date: 1938 

Description: One page of a handwritten musical sketch by Marc Blitzstein for "The Cradle Will Rock." The words, "Leaving in the (illegible word)" are written at the top...


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: Pen-drawn poster listing the officers and men of Company H. Includes small oval portraits of some of the officers.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pamphlet published by Wisconsin Rural Schools Association in opposition to proposed legislation dealing with one-room schools.

Date: 1853-06-08 

Description: A letter to W.R. Taylor from Hinton.

Date: 1952-01-29 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to A.A. Schecter.

Date: 1832-06-23 

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

Date: 1824-08-20 

Description: The front page of a letter writen by President Thomas Jefferson to Henry Dearborn.


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: 1783-03-15 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.

Date: 1838 

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


Description: Letterhead of the Wadhams Oil Company, with an illustration of various red and yellow oil containers against a black circle. The motto, "Emphatically Indep...

Date: 1912-08-28 

Description: A contract letter written on Curtiss Exhibition Co. stationery addressed to John Kaminski of Milwaukee. It offers him a contract to fly at an exhibition at...

Date: 1980 

Description: Advertising brochure for International 786 tractors featuring color photograph.

Date: 1816-10-19 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Daniel Boone to his sister.

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Cover of a booklet by the International Engine Division Components Group describing the 6.9 liter diesel engine.

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