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Date: 1880 

Description: An illustration depicting the cheese factory and dry goods store of J.G. Pickett at Pickett's Station.

Date: 1901 

Description: Features an illustration of a man gesturing across a large empty space (possibly water) towards a factory operating at night. The same man is looking at a...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

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: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of a man reclining in a chair, while holding a large sheet of pape...

Book or Pamphlet

Houses of Famous Madisonians

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Composite of photographs of the houses of famous Madisonians including Attwood, Fairchild, Steensland, Fuller, Vilas, La Follette, and Spooner.

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Calendar — January

Date: 1893 

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: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Younglove, Massey & Co., manufacturers of agricultural equipment. The cover features an engraved illustration of a hors...

Date: 1814 

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Building on Superior Street

Date: 1969 before

Description: Building on the west side of Superior Street where Joseph Ruelle was shot.

Date:  

Description: Illustration of the Fuller & Johnson Manufacturing Company plant.

Date: 1851 

Description: First page of the Hand Book to Wisconsin.

Date: 1911 

Description: The title page of the "Atlas of Dane County, Wisconsin."

Book or Pamphlet

Walter A. Wood Catalog Cover

Date: 1870 

Description: Front cover of catalog with a green cover for Wood's harvesting machines. Features an illustration of, at the top, a view of a town, flanked by two women,...

Book or Pamphlet

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05-31 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the Commisary [sic] depot of Major-General Halleck's army at Hamburg Landing.

Date: 1880 

Description: Front and back of 4-panel brochure. Features an illustration of the factory on the front cover. On the inside a 2-page spread features a color illustration...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute) near Madison.

Book or Pamphlet

Steam Yacht Advertisement

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...

Date: 1902 

Description: A bird's-eye view illustration of the Northern Electrical Manufacturing Company. The company was founded in 1895 by four Madison businessmen, Conrad M. Con...

Date: 1882 

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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