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Date: 1891 before
Description: Chromolithograph of the third Wisconsin State Capitol with a U.S. flag atop the dome. The colored illustration was produced by the Milwaukee Lithography an...
Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...
Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A Capital City Mills advertisement from the 1894-1895 Madison City Directory.
Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...
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...
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: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...
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: 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.
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: 1899-11-14 before
Description: Front and back covers of the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club held at the Park Hotel, with a map on the back cover of the southern tip of Africa, with...
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona, 1855."
Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.
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: Park Hotel from a map in the manuscripts division.
Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.
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...
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