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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: 1831-02 

Description: Printed invitation addressed to Mr. I.A. Lapham for a ball at C. McCoy's hotel to be held on February 17, 1831.

Date: 1862-10-24 

Description: First page of a list of sick and wounded Wisconsin soldiers from the First Wisconsin Cavalry found at the Fifth St. Hospital in St. Louis by Cordelia Harve...

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A program of events for the reunion of Union and Confederate veterans, including prayers, music, speeches, and fireworks.

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The back page of a letter to Electa Candy.


Description: A Woman for a peaceful Christmas sheet of patterns for felt butterfly, rabbit, cat, elephant, camel, and dog ornaments. Logo on left says: "No more shoppin...

Date: 1857 

Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Date: 1951 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with dark blue top and a side panel along the left-hand side with roundels depicting fair activities such as fair...

Date: 1860-12 

Description: Graph showing the profile of a semi-diurnal spring tidal curve deduced from 5452 half hourly ordinates obtained from the records of self registering tide g...


Freemen of Ohio

Date: 1813-07-02 

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...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.

Date: 1862-12-15 

Description: Letter from Cordelia Harvey to Governor Edward Salomon regarding her work.

Date: 1832-06-23 

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


Bennett Diary Pages

Date: 1863-05 

Description: Two pages, dated May 23-24, 1863, of a diary kept by H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett during the Civil War.


Description: Drawing of trappers on leaving their hunting grounds.


Description: Letterhead of magician and entertainer Ben Bergor, promoting his availability as an after dinner speaker ("a truly new and humorous approach in storytellin...

Date: 1899-04-12 

Description: Letter from Theodore Roosevelt, as Governor of New York, to Anita McCormick Blaine. Roosevelt expresses regret at "missing a chance to see you" and her son...

Date: 1951-05-24 

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

Date: 1932-03 

Description: Page from International Trail magazine featuring an article about the use of International trucks for the construction of the Hoover Dam. The title...

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