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Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A Capital City Mills advertisement from the 1894-1895 Madison City Directory.
Description: Park Hotel from a map in the manuscripts division.
Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.
Date: 1875-06-02 before
Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the banquet of the twenty-ninth annual session of the Wisconsin State Medical Society at the Park Hotel. On the cover...
Description: Certification from J.O. Barrett that the centennial photograph of Old Abe is truly him. The certification includes a signature from the governor.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...
Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.
Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...
Description: The card certifies that the Old Abe Centennial Portrait printed by J.O. Barrett is really Old Abe. It includes the governor's signature it states the photo...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."
Description: Illustration by N.A. Greenback of ice-skaters and iceboats featuring the new Poughkeepsie design of pivoting runners. A key at the bottom of the image iden...
Date: 1899-12-18 before
Description: Front cover, menu, and program pages of the second dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with a studio portrait of three men, one seated and two standing. The ma...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grov...
Description: Panoramic drawing of Madison, looking from the University toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. Among the locations identified along the border of the image...
Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...
Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...
Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.
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