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Drawing

John Muir's Desk Clock

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Description: Drawing of John Muir's invention, the student desk clock, scale 3 inches per foot. The clock lighted his lamp and fire and opened the right book for him to...
Poster

McCormick's Reaper and Mower

Date: 1859
Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's reaper and mower. Includes the headline "15,000 sold in the last four years." An order form is attached to the bottom of t...
Poster

Urban Blues at the Nitty Gritty

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Description: Poster advertising a performance, Urban Blues, a performance series featuring featuring Johnny Young and his Chicago All-stars, featuring Otis Spann and S....
Poster

"Dance Marathon and Party"

Date: March 27 1971
Description: Poster advertising a dance marathon and party held in the Witte Hall Party Room on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Features caricatured figures...
Poster

Merce Cunningham and Dance Company Performance

Date: March 26 1971
Description: Poster promoting an April 24, 1971 performance by Merce Cunningham and Dance Company at the Wisconsin Union Theater on the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
Manuscript

Badger Brass Manufacturing Company Letter

Date: December 16 1926
Description: Portion of the dissolution letter regarding the Badger Brass Manufacturing Company.
Manuscript

McCormick's 1834 Reaper Patent

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.
Manuscript

McCormick's 1834 Reaper Patent

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.
Manuscript

Antoni Plichta Declaration of Intention

Date: March 28 1882
Description: U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor Naturalization service form 2203, Declaration of Intention for Antoni Plichta filled out in Cook County, Illinois.
Poster

I Will Never Turn Back

Date: 1964
Description: A poster with the headline, "I Will Never Turn Back," a quote from a young woman in Mississippi for the Freedom Summer Project in a letter to her mother. B...
Magazine or Periodical

The Gaylord Nelson Newsletter

Date: November 1969
Description: The front page of The Gaylord Nelson Newsletter published in November of 1969. The featured story is "Environmental Teach-In Planned."
Print

L'Etoile Restaurant Farmers' Market Dinner Menu

Date: 1994
Description: One-page menu for a dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant based on ingredients sourced from the farmers market, with listings of farms and farmers, as well as illu...
Document

Bennett Studio Lease Agreement

Date: January 14 1876
Description: Document stating that H.H. Bennett will make annual rental payments of $232.10 to William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee for rental of his studio in Kilbourn City...
Print

Joseph's French Café Luncheon Menu

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Description: Two-sided one-page menu for Joseph's French Café, with a line drawing of a couple seated at a dinner table after an illustration by Henri de Toulouse-Lautr...
Print

Mildred's Sandwich Shop Menu

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Description: One-page menu from Mildred's Sandwich Shop, with hand-lettered menu text and a border of vines and leaves.
Historical Object

Presidential Political Campaign Poster

Date: 1964
Description: The poster includes a head and shoulders portrait of Goldwater, and reads, in part: "Goldwater Victory Rally, Rally Chairman Richard M. Nixon," "Madison Sq...
Historical Object

Presidential Political Campaign Emphemera

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Description: A folded pamphlet for George H.W. Bush for President, requesting support for the campaign through either a financial contribution or volunteering time.
Poster

Buy Union Made Plumbing Products

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Description: Poster with an illustration of two women cleaning a bathroom, with a caption that reads: "You Can Rub and Scrub And Scrub and Rub — But You Can't Get Clean...

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