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Description: Decorative lithograph with hundreds of prisoners' names, as well as scenes from the prison motifs as four insets, one on each corner: Libby Prison; Belle I...

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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: 1942 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with vignettes of crowds around the fair gateway, an exhibition hall, and a scene of horse-drawn cart racing.

Date: 1814-08-07 

Description: The second page of a two page letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.

Date: 1923-08-20 

Description: Letter to the Wisconsin Department of State from John A. Kittel of the Kittel, Jaseph & Young law firm regarding the Articles of Incorporation of the Green...

Date: 1928-07-05 

Description: Article entitled "Several Indian Families Now Encamped at Frost's Woods, Ancient Camp Site" about Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indians camping on the shores of Lak...

Date: 1833-12-11 

Description: Page one of "Green-Bay Intelligencer".

Date: 1887 

Description: Opening spread of Reuben Gold Thwaites' diary of his 1887 trip on the Fox River.

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Description: Page of Jacques Marquette's journal.

Date: 1972-04-08 before

Description: Front and back of two-sided menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Eldon Pletcher of club president (Edgar A. Poe?) posing with...

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Description: Resolutions adopted by the Madison, Wisconsin post of the Grand Army of the Republic. The text on the top reads, "Grand Army of the Republic, Department of...

Manuscript

"Freedom's Journal"

Date: 1827-06-22 

Description: Front page of "Freedom's Journal", Volume 1, #15.

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Walter Brundage

Date: 1935 

Description: Page 1 of a description of the resettlement of Walter Brundage from poor farmland owned by Dr. Roach to land better suited to agriculture owned by Pat Glea...

Date: 1865-07-14 

Description: The second page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for car...

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...

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Description: Page from the Lyman Draper manuscript regarding Governor Blacksnake.

Manuscript

May Day Rally Flyer

Date: 1974 

Description: Flyer advertising a May Day rally in support of public workers to be held at Library Mall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Local public worke...

Manuscript

Racine — Air City

Date: 1931-06-12 

Description: The letterhead stationery of a Racine economic development committee reads: "Air City, Where the Air-Minded Live," The design shows airplanes and even a...

Manuscript

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: 1804-05-03 

Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.

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