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Letter of Gilbert Imlay

Date: March 15 1783
Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.
Manuscript

Letter to Daniel Boone

Date: 1786
Description: Body of a letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Colonel Daniel Boone.
Manuscript

Part Two of Letter to Daniel Boone

Date: 1786
Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Daniel Boone.
Manuscript

Kaminski Exhibition Contract

Date: August 28 1912
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...
Manuscript

Racine — Air City

Date: June 12 1931
Description: The letterhead stationery of a Racine economic development committee reads: "Air City, Where the Air-Minded Live," The design shows airplanes and even a...
Manuscript

Larsons' Barnstormer's Contract

Date: August 17 1923
Description: "No flight, no pay." The informal contract between J.A. Smith of Neenah and Roy Larson of Larsen, Wisconsin. Roy Larson established a rural airport in Lar...
Photograph

Confined to Bed

Date: August 28 1960
Description: An insurance executive carries on with work after he was hit by a car, dictating letters to his secretary from his hospital bed, with his leg in traction.
Photograph

Rev. Edwin O. Kennedy

Date: September 26 1935
Description: Rev. Edwin O. Kennedy sitting at a desk writing a letter, Christ Presbyterian Church, 124 Wisconsin Avenue. There is a telephone on the desk, and books are...
Photograph

Mystics on WIBA Radio

Date: December 09 1930
Description: WIBA "Mystic Myrah and Lorenz," seers, reading mail from listeners in the Fern room. Patrick Shannon from WIBA, observing.
Manuscript

Letter From Clark To Hamilton

Date: February 24 1779
Description: Letter from Colonel George Rogers Clark to Lieutenant Governor Henry Hamilton demanding unconditional surrender of Fort Vincennes.
Manuscript

Steel Letter with Map

Date: January 12 1844
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...
Print

Bellemeade Binder Trial Handbill

Date: 1882
Description: A handbill produced by B.F. Cheatham describes the results of a binder trial which took place in Bellemeade, Tennessee.
Manuscript

Letter Written by Helen Keller

Date: December 16 1924
Description: This is page one of a letter written to Governor Emanuel Philipp from Helen Keller. She asks for his assistance in helping establish an endowment fund for...
Manuscript

Letter Written by Helen Keller

Date: December 16 1924
Description: This is page two of a letter written to Governor Emanuel Philipp from Helen Keller. She asks for his assistance in helping establish an endowment fund for...
Photograph

University of Wisconsin Band Members and Alumni Stuffing Envelopes

Date: December 06 1952
Description: University of Wisconsin band members and Alumni Association workers stuff letters addressed to Badger alumni asking them to help send the band to the Rose...
Print

Superior Harbor

Date: January 04 1862
Description: Engraving of the city of Superior and Lake Superior, also depicting railroad piers, Minnesota Point, and the steamboat "Star". The engraving appears on a l...
Manuscript

William Warren Letter

Date: April 13 1849
Description: A letter written by William Warren to his cousin George Warren.
Photograph

Soldiers Checking Mail

Date: February 24 1944
Description: Private William Huneke and Sargeant Harold Gleaves checking in a stack of mail from soldiers and sailors at the fighting fronts of the world for the United...
Manuscript

Lucius Fairchild Letter

Date: 1856
Description: Handwritten letter of Lucius Fairchild from the Madison Watercure detailing his experiences there.
Manuscript

J.C. Fairchild Letter

Date: 1856
Description: Letter from Napoleon Bonaparte Van Slyke to Mayor Jairus Fairchild, from the Astor House, New York, describing the sale of city bonds.

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