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Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...
Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Composite of photographs of the houses of famous Madisonians including Attwood, Fairchild, Steensland, Fuller, Vilas, La Follette, and Spooner.
Description: A view of Lake Street, looking West from Broad Street. Hotel Lane is on the right side, and several automobiles are parked backed-up to the curb in front.
Date: 1874 before
Description: State University (University of Wisconsin), Madison.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring chromolithograph illustrations of the Deering factory, the grain center of the worl...
Date: 1892-02-22 before
Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...
Description: First page of the Hand Book to Wisconsin.
Description: Calendar front, with the month of January, 1893. At the top it reads: "1893 calendar presented to the farmers of the world with the compliments of Aultman,...
Date: 1923 date unknown
Description: Illustration on cover of a book written about the history of the typewriter covering 1873-1923.
Description: Drawing of the arrest of Herbert "Chub" Fowler in the street in Guttenberg, Iowa. A crowd mills around to watch.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute) near Madison.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Advertisement for The Steam Yacht "Mendota." At the top is an engraving of the steam yacht under way loaded with passengers, and below is text. Some of the...
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol.
Description: A page from the book Nakoma Tomahawk with a portrait and brief story about Nakoma resident Thomas Lloyd Jones. The page includes an image of the Jon...
Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...
Date: 1923 ca.
Description: Pamphlet advertising classes for "foreigners" to learn English at the Neighborhood House. The Neighborhood House is pictured on the pamphlet with a U.S. fl...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: From the cover of a descriptive brochure in the Historical Society's Library pamphlet collection, this drawing depicts the large hotel grounds on Lake Mono...
Description: Back cover of catalog with an illustration of two men using horse-drawn agricultural machinery in fields, while a group of Native American Indians look on....
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