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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...

Date: 1907-10-10 

Description: First page of a letter from Milwaukee County District Attorney, Francis McGovern to Governor James O. Davidson regarding an investigation into fraudulent m...

Date: 1774-07 

Description: Back page of a letter written and signed by Dan Smith.

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Description: A commemorative roster of Company B of the 35th Wisconsin Infantry, including imagery of a soldier, an eagle and the American flag.

Date: 1804-05-03 

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

Manuscript

Agoston Haraszthy

Date:  

Description: Waist-up portrait of Agoston Haraszthy, 1812-1869.

Manuscript

Superior as Hub

Date: 1890 

Description: Rand, McNally map of North America enhanced to show Superior as the center of a wheel. The image was used on the back of stationery from City Improvement C...

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Description: Front cover of Prospectus of The Chippewa Spring Sanitorium Hotel. A rendition of the hotel is included along with the words "Health, Rest, And Joy".

Manuscript

Election Results

Date: 1852 

Description: Canvass of the results for various village offices, April 6, 1852.

Manuscript

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

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: 1896-09-03 ca.

Description: Memorial and Resolution adopted by the Thirtieth National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in St. Paul, Minnesota. In Memoriam of past Co...

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...

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: 1888-03-10 

Description: Inscription from Reuben Gold Thwaites to The State Historical Society of Wisconsin in a copy of his book, Historic Waterways.

Date: 1862-03-25 

Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...

Date: 1951-05-24 

Description: The first of three pages of a letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to James W. Young.

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...

Date: 1982-04-30 

Description: A friendly letter from President Ronald Reagan to Governor Lee Sherman Dreyfus.

Date: 1977 ca.

Description: The Madison Committee for Gay Rights sponsored the Gay Arts Festival in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus,...

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