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Description: Illustration used for a book written about the history of the typewriter. Image includes Christopher Latham Sholes, inventor of the first practical typewri...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Advertisement for K. of L. Brand Co-operative Collars and Cuffs showing illustrations of collars. It includes the statement "The Only Union Made Collars".
Description: A handbill circulated by Governor Meigs and General McArthur of Ohio in an effort to recruit men into the local militia. Men were needed to serve against t...
Description: A contract letter written on Curtiss Exhibition Co. stationery addressed to John Kaminski of Milwaukee. It offers him a contract to fly at an exhibition at...
Description: Letter from Henry M. Hogan of General Motors to Virginia Huebner, Director of the Fair Employment Practices Division of the Wisconsin Industrial Commission...
Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from Commercial Nurseries of Council Bluffs, Iowa, by Nina Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.
Description: International Harvester Company stock trust certificate.
Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.
Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.
Date: 1965-03-20 before
Description: Front and back of the menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Jim Berryman of club president (Frederic W. Collins?) holding alof...
Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".
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: 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."
Description: Mrs. Lettie P. Trefz, national vice-president of Pi Lambda Theta, stands between Evelyn Simonson (left), vice-president of the Wisconsin chapter, and Doris...
Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with "State Fair" in faceted yellow letters against a red band. An illustration of a female figure in a dress with...
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...
Date: 1944-11-23 before
Description: Front cover and menu page of the Thanksgiving Day menu of the 339th Infantry, which served in Italy during World War II. On the front cover is an illustrat...
Description: The second page of a letter written by Walt Whitman regarding publishing a book he was writing.
Description: Cover of the "International Bulletin," a company magazine devoted to the International truck line. Includes a small illustration of a truck on a city stree...
Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary from October 6, 1827 to April 18, 1828.
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