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Book or Pamphlet

"In Memory of My Mother"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four-folded sheet, with front panel of a statue of a woman sheltering three children under her mantle. On the inside, the left panel is of a woman (Sid's m...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell Real Estate Ad

Date: 1855 

Description: Advertisment of Leonard J. Farwell from the 1855 Madison City Directory for the real estate property he had for sale. At the time Farwell was the largest...

Date: 1886 

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Arrest at Guttenberg

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the arrest of Herbert "Chub" Fowler in the street in Guttenberg, Iowa. A crowd mills around to watch.

Book or Pamphlet

State University in Madison

Date: 1874 before

Description: State University (University of Wisconsin), Madison.

Date: 1911 

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

Date: 1900 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of an Empire Drill on a map of the northeast United States. A railroad train is traveling east to west from Albany...

Book or Pamphlet

Building on Superior Street

Date: 1969 before

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

Book or Pamphlet

Pabst Grand Circle

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view of the Pabst Grand Circle Hotel and Majestic Theater. Streetcars, automobiles, carriages, horses and pedestrians line the streets. The marqui...

Date: 1874 before

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

Book or Pamphlet

Lake Geneva Title Page

Date: 1904 

Description: Title page of a picturesque and descriptive book about Lake Geneva showing two steamboats "Lady Of The Lake" and "Lucius Newberry".

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: 1880 

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

Date: 1923 date unknown

Description: Illustration on cover of a book written about the history of the typewriter covering 1873-1923.

Book or Pamphlet

Map of Town of Calumet

Date: 1848 

Description: Foldout map of a sketch of the town grid of Calumet.

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

Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol.

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: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

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