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Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.
Date: 1969-03-15 before
Description: Front and back of two-sided menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Herbert Lawrence Block (who signed his work as "Herblock") o...
Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary from October 6, 1827 to April 18, 1828.
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.
Description: Angry letter written to Women for a Peaceful Christmas in opposition to their Christmas shopping boycott, signed "A small business owner."
Description: The second page of a three page letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to James W. Young.
Description: Letter from Benjamin Sillman to Increase Lapham requesting information about the canal around the rapids of the Ohio River for inclusion in The Journal...
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: date unknown
Description: A letter from Margaret Marsh of La Canada, California, to Senator William Proxmire that reads, "Dear Senator Proxmire, You are WONDERFUL! When i think back...
Date: 1978 ca.
Description: Flyer discussing the cruelty of society on lesbians and gay men. Features reproductions of cartoons and other art work, one of which is a caricature of Ani...
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing and description of an earth borer for his handwritten manuscript, Notes and Accounts of Canals, Particularly the Ohio Canal Ne...
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...
Description: A letter of recommendation of P.H. White for election to membership to a College. It is signed by David Hays and Geo. Close.
Description: Letter from Marie Thompson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, President of the Animal Protective League to John Beale, Chief Forester at the Wisconsin Conservation D...
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.
Description: Blueline drawing of the front elevation of the Wisconsin Pavilion for the 1964 World's Fair in New York.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Illustration of a "prairie breaking plow" of the 1840s. Includes the text "prairie breaking plow of fifty years ago."
Description: The first page of a letter written to William Robert Taylor when he lived in Cottage Grove. It was authored by someone in Stevens Point whose name is not s...
Date: 1888-10-01 ca.
Description: A certificate from the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States announcing that (Chaplin) J.W. Oakley became a Companion of the first Class...
Description: First page of a draft of a letter from the Racine branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People urging more militant activity in...
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