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Description: Menu for an Aloha Dinner on the Japanese passenger ship, M.S. Chichibu Maru, printed on a folding paper and bamboo hand fan, with painted blue irise...
Description: Dairyland rat poison container, made for the Wisconsin Pharmacal Company in Milwaukee. It was a warfarin-based poison.
Description: She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got hereon the outer edge of worryIt wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild riceA ha...
Description: There are Gothic ways the light comes drifting through a forestclothes fit, things pad themselvesstone rests on stone and legends long persist,...
Description: The measure of solitude fades in the ripplesand there are more prizes than there are fish
Description: H.H. Bennett advertising envelope addressed to William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee. The envelope bears an engraved image of people standing on top of Stand Roc...
Date: date unknown
Description: A scabbard and officer's militia sword that once belonged to Major John Rountree (a founder of Platteville) during the Black Hawk War in the summer of 1832...
Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.
Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. This card is the Joker, it features a black and white official logo for the Pan-...
Description: You who were spared I talked with night but lastabout the velvet yearsI remember from the windowThe one that is blown is the one gone wild
Description: Hang hope still higher, let it ringSpend every care this dayfor hope itself must decorate the dream
Description: Front cover and first page of cocktail menu from the Indian Room, Hotel Monona. The cover features a profile illustration of the head of an American Indian...
Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,unkind to wake the dreamer
Date: 1872-07-10 ca.
Description: A certificate admitting Colonel George E. Bryant to become a member of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee.
Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. Young campers are participating in a number of activities, including tennis, seesawing, boatin...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Joy Camps logo patch.
Description: Souvenir envelope mailed by John A. Lester on the flight that inaugurated air mail service between Madison and Minneapolis in 1927. Madison's first incomin...
Date: 1972 ca.
Description: Mission patch design for Apollo 13. This patch was worn by Commander James A. Lovell, Jr., formerly of Milwaukee; John L. Swigert, Jr.; and Fred W Haise,...
Description: The style of reachings, temporal or spiritual, for transformation of the earthThe chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 1889-...
Description: A seance robe worn by Louise Parke during her work as a Spiritualist in Wisconsin.
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