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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.

Date: 1956 

Description: A detailed diagram showing the aspects of Natural Resources legislation and enforcement and its distribution among state agencies. On loan from the Wisc...

Manuscript

Rosa Parks Letter

Date: 1956-02-25 

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.

Date: 1948 

Description: Letterhead for the centennial exposition of the Wisconsin State Fair, with an illustration of the golden Daniel Chester French "Wisconsin" statue that ador...

Date: 1897 

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.

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The front page of a letter to Electa Candy that begins, "Dear Mother".

Date: 1862-12-15 

Description: Letter from Cordelia Harvey to Governor Edward Salomon regarding her work.

Date: 1982-05-18 

Description: A friendly letter from Vice President George Herbert Walker Bush to Lee Sherman Dreyfus.

Date: 1856 

Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.

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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...

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...

Date: 1820-05-24 

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.

Date: 1777 

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.

Date: 1861 

Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.

Date: 1906-12-28 

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.

Date: 1812-03-14 

Description: A fur trade engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher, written in French.

Date: 1886-04-29 

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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