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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...

Date: 1858 

Description: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...

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...

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...

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: 1893 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring chromolithograph illustrations of the Deering factory, the grain center of the worl...

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: 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: 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...

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

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...

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

Proposed State Street Park


Description: Drawing of proposed park on State Street at the corner of Broom and Gorham Streets.

Book or Pamphlet

Map of Town of Calumet

Date: 1848 

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

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Welcome To Fear City

Date:  date unknown

Description: Guidelines prepared and distributed as a public service by the Council For Public Safety in New York, NY. A pamphlet survival guide for visitors to the cit...

Date: 1911 

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

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...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of Four Legs Village at the outlet of Lake Winnebago. There are is a person in a canoe on the river and a large tree in the foreground. S...


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

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