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Date: 1863-01-08 

Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Twenty-four thousand twenty peso notes issued by the order of Yucatan governor Abel Ortiz Argumedo. Argumedo used these notes to pay a debt to the Internat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: National Tuberculosis Association five dollar Christmas Seal bond certificate.

Date: 1952-07-17 

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


Description: Letterhead of Johnson & Melaas, merchant tailors and cloth dealers, "Buyers of wool and Wisconsin leaf tobacco," with an engraving of a waterfront view of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Page, removed from the Grant family bible, containing an image of Jesse R. Grant, father of Ulysses S. Grant.


Agoston Haraszthy


Description: Waist-up portrait of Agoston Haraszthy, 1812-1869.

Date: 1862-03-25 

Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...

Date: 1777 

Description: A pay roll, handwritten by Captain Joseph Martin, listing men under the command of Major Bledsoe at Rye Cove on Clinck.

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...

Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Second page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, a...

Date: 1865-04-29 

Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.


Gay Center Picnic

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Poster for picnic presented by the Gay Center at Vilas Park. Includes an image of a fox and telephone.

Date: 1860-12-17 

Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of South Carolina and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of th...

Date: 1980 

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

Date: 1862-10-08 

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...

Date: 1952-10-01 

Description: Combination Class B Retail liquor license granted to Emma Johnson of River Falls.

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Wisconsin Identification Certificate, certifying that Albert T. Lamson, who enlisted in Company G, 104...

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...

Date: 1774-10-12 

Description: A repaired letter written by Arthur Campbell to William Preston.

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