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Description: First page from the Wasmuth Portfolio, text written by Frank Lloyd Wright. The manuscript, written by Wright in Italy, also includes more than forty sketc...
Description: A letter from James Roberston to William Preston.
Description: Army commission for William H. Upham in the Fifth Wisconsin Artillery dated June 18, 1866, and signed by Andrew Johnson and Edwin M. Stanton on August 1, 1...
Description: The front page of a letter to Electa Candy that begins, "Dear Mother".
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....
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: Back of printed handbill with annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison, concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels.
Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".
Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.
Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...
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...
Description: Front page of "Milwaukee Journal" newspaper with the headline: "Kennedy Is Slain". Includes a portrait of President John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson,...
Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.
Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.
Description: Combination Class B Retail liquor license granted to Emma Johnson of River Falls.
Description: The first page of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company Articles of Association.
Description: Reverse side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Was...
Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.
Description: Unpaid bill in the amount of $5,000, owed by Jairus Fairchild, President of Watertown and Madison Railroad, to Bank of the Republic.
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