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W.C. Fields Letter

Date: 1933-05-15 

Description: A typed letter from W.C. Fields to Phillip Goodman. It is full of personal news items. In the letter he mentions that "Prohibition ends today."

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: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

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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Walter Brundage

Date: 1935 

Description: Page 2 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: 1855-11-15 

Description: The first, foldout page of Samuel Marshall's United States passport, which includes a physical description.

Date: 1841 

Description: Inside front cover and first page of Nathan Myrick's 1841-1842 account book showing his purchase of supplies at Prairie du Chien for the establishment of h...

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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Angry Letter

Date: 1974 

Description: Angry letter written to Women for a Peaceful Christmas in opposition to their Christmas shopping boycott, signed "A small business owner."

Date: 1838 

Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's Catalog of Plants Found in the vicinity of Milwaukee, Wisconsin Territory.

Date: 1952-03 

Description: An invitation to “A Black Masque and Ball Macabre at the DOOMED McCORMICK MANSION”. The mansion was the former residence of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Hall McCorm...

Manuscript

Gay is Good

Date: 1972 

Description: Cover of document manifesto of the Gay Liberation Front entitled "Gay is Good". Includes male and female gender symbols.

Date: 1961 

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...

Date: 1814-08-07 

Description: The address cover page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.

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Assembly Bill 175

Date: 1852 

Description: Assembly bill 175 which legalized the business of banking in Wisconsin.

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Description: Letterhead of the A.F. Wagner Architectural Iron Works. At top left is a three-quarter view of the company building in an oval frame surrounded by printer'...

Date: 1832-06-23 

Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.

Date: 1913-09-09 

Description: First page of a three page letter, written by Theodore Roosevelt on the letterhead of "The Outlook," a weekly magazine.

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Description: Menu with a green and cream striped front cover. On the insert for the Western Ranch Style Dinner is an illustration of a man in a cowboy hat, kerchief, an...

Date: 1881-07-17 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Walt Whitman regarding publishing a book he was writing.

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