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Date: 1887 

Description: First page of the Reuben Gold Thwaites' handwritten draft manuscript for his book Historic Waterways.

Date: 1814-08-27 

Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...

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: 1861-01 

Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...

Date: 1907 

Description: Excerpt from Governor Davidson's investigation into the Wisconsin Medical Institute and the practices of Wallace, Willis, and F.A.H. Reinhardt. The documen...

Date: 1957-07-21 

Description: Letter from Harold Kruse, President of Citizens Natural Resources Association of Wisconsin, to L.P. Voigt of the Wisconsin Conservation Department regardin...

Date: 1897-09-17 

Description: Portion of a letter regarding the incorporation of the Badger Brass Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1938-03-09 

Description: Confidential letter from President Franklin Roosevelt to United States Minister to Ireland, John Cudahy, on White House stationery regarding events in Engl...

Date: 1951-07 

Description: Front cover of University of Wisconsin Extension Service Special Circular 20 dealing with rural schools. The cover features a drawing of two children walki...

Manuscript

Gay Center Picnic

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Poster for picnic presented by the Gay Center at Vilas Park. Includes an image of a fox and telephone.

Date: 1962-03 

Description: Photostat copy of statement of policy from American Book Company, publisher of McGuffey Readers, indicating that the company did not advocate use of the Re...

Manuscript

"The Gay Endeavor"

Date: 1978-03 

Description: Cover and back page of "The Gay Endeavor," a publication for gay women and gay men. Includes an image of Soglin and Nichols who were interviewed for the is...

Date: 1952-01-26 

Description: Jean Henriksen, a Madison Capital Times librarian, poses as the queen of the Wisconsin Press Photographers Association at the group's meeting in Milwaukee.

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Wisconsin Identification Certificate, certifying that Albert T. Lamson, who enlisted in Company G, 104...

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...

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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...

Date: 1863-01-08 

Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Description: Menu for the Faust Supper Club, with a tinted three-quarter view photograph of the restaurant exterior within an abstract lozenge shape.

Date: 1835-03-07 

Description: A letter to J.D. Beers & Co., written by David Hubbard.

Date: 1881-07-17 

Description: First page of a letter written by Walt Whitman regarding the publication of a book he was writing.

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