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Description: This is page two of a letter written to Governor Emanuel Philipp from Helen Keller. She asks for his assistance in helping establish an endowment fund for...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murrays addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...
Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...
Description: A typed letter written to Myles Horton of Highlander Folk School from Martin Luther King, Jr., who was President of the Southern Christian Leadership Confe...
Description: Back of printed handbill with annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison, concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels.
Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.
Description: Notes written in red ink on the back of the map of the Battle of Black's Fort.
Date: date unknown
Description: Page from the Lyman Draper manuscript regarding Governor Blacksnake.
Description: A contract, written by Joseph Grubb regarding work and boarding for Samuel Marshall, which is signed by Grubb.
Description: First page of a document handwritten by Thomas Marshall.
Description: Unpaid bill in the amount of $5,000, owed by Jairus Fairchild, President of Watertown and Madison Railroad, to Bank of the Republic.
Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1838 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.
Description: Letterhead of Ben Bergor, with illustrations of theatrical masks, Bergor's head, his "Remember this bird!" symbol, and a cartoon of Bergor at the bottom of...
Description: Summary of actions taken by the State of Wisconsin against Wallace A. Reinhardt, Andrew Morgan, and Nathaniel C. Rogers in the District Court of Milwaukee....
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...
Description: Pages 16 and 17 of midwife Mary Gerrard's journal in which she recorded names and birth dates of infants she delivered.
Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from Commercial Nurseries of Council Bluffs, Iowa, by Nina Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.
Description: The third page of a musical sketch by Marc Blitzstein for "Cradle Will Rock." The top section of the music is crossed out.
Description: Typewritten menu for the luncheon meeting of the Madison Civics Club held at the Loraine Hotel, with photographer Margaret Bourke-White as speaker. Over 50...
Description: Parole document issued to Colonel Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg after being wounded on the first day...
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