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Description: Advertisement for the Madison Brewery operated from John Rodermund that appeared in the 1858 City Directory.
Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...
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...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.
Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
Date: 1888-07-04 before
Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.
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...
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...
Date: 1891-11-05 before
Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...
Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.
Date: 1899-11-14 before
Description: Interior of the menu for the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with the menu ("The Material Spread") and the program ("The Feast of Reason") in teal bo...
Date: 1872-02-22 before
Description: Menu of the banquet for the second reunion of the First Regiment of Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers. On the cover are ornamented initials and the type is imp...
Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.
Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.
Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.
Date: 1868-12-22 before
Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...
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...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.
Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...
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