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Date: 1886-05-18 ca.
Description: Certificate commissioning J.W. Oakley Aid-de-Camp in the Grand Army of the Republic. It is signed by Lucius Fairchild.
Description: A detailed diagram showing the aspects of Natural Resources legislation and enforcement and its distribution among state agencies.
On loan from the Wisc...
Description: A typed letter written to Myles Horton of Highlander Folk School from Rosa L. Parks.
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: Letterhead for the centennial exposition of the Wisconsin State Fair, with an illustration of the golden Daniel Chester French "Wisconsin" statue that ador...
Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.
Description: The front page of a letter to Electa Candy that begins, "Dear Mother".
Description: Letter from Cordelia Harvey to Governor Edward Salomon regarding her work.
Description: A friendly letter from Vice President George Herbert Walker Bush to Lee Sherman Dreyfus.
Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.
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...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Letterhead of the La Crosse Wallis Carriage Co., manufacturers of fine family carriages, showing a view of the factory with the Mississippi River in the ba...
Description: A page, headed with "Journal No. 1", of James Doty's journal of a trip with Cass, Schoolcraft, etc. to the sources of the Mississippi River.
Description: The back side of Captin Joseph Martin's pay roll from 1 May through 30 June, 1777. There are columns of numbers beneath the writing.
Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.
Description: Newspaper article about the purchase of land for a park related to Man Mound in Sauk County accompanied by a line drawing of the mound. Article clipped fro...
Date: 1913-07 ca.
Description: A program of events for the reunion of Union and Confederate veterans, including prayers, music, speeches, and fireworks.
Description: A fur trade engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher, written in French.
Description: A proposal to the Knights of Labor of America regarding organizing a Linen Collar and Cuff Manufactory.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Front page of sheet music to "Those Segregated Blues" words and music written by Milt Klamen. A song written about segregation and equal rights for all.
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