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Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...


Ben Bergor Ad

Date: 1934 

Description: Advertising poster for a performance by Madison magician Ben Bergor.

Date: 1971-03-11 ca.

Description: Poster advertising the Social Science building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus as a "strike center." Features a photograph of the Social Scie...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Argentine film poster. Illustrated image of a man standing with one foot raised and resting on a post. Behind him a young woman stands holding a book, and...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: German film poster for the French film. Illustrated image of a clock face partially obscured by a shadow. The clock covers part of the front of a building.

Date: 1950 

Description: Poster for the 4th of July celebration in Oostburg, Wisconsin. The featured entertainment consisted of acts for which the Ben Bergor Entertainment Agency w...

Date: 1971-11-05 ca.

Description: Poster advertising the screening of Earth vs. The Flying Saucers, Them!, and The Bowery Boys 'Mr. Hex'. Features an image of a planeta...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: World War I poster urging newly arrived immigrants to conserve food to aid the allied cause. The image shows people in ethnic costume being ushered into th...

Date: 1925 

Description: Advertising poster for International trucks. Features an illustration of men using an International heavy-duty truck at a subway construction site, a list...

Date: 1971-04-03 ca.

Description: Poster advertising the local retail store "Outrageous Ties." Features a black and yellow patterned tie. J. Wesley Miller note on the back of the poster rea...


Description: "The Evacuation of Richmond Virginia. By the Government of the Southern Confederacy on the Night of April 2nd 1865." Before evacuating, the Confederates se...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustration of a crowd gathered around a Deering grain binder and mower at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.


Description: Poster advertising the Elmside lots for summer homes by Lake Monona.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting both New York City as "the wonder city of the world," and train travel. Featuring the artist Adolph Treidler, the poster d...

Date: 1970-07-17 ca.

Description: A deed solidifying an agreement between J. Wesley Miller and the Miffland Cooperative. Features a photograph of "Jes' Folks," portraits of a young child, a...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: German film poster for the Dutch film, "Dorp aan de rivier." Silhouetted image in white of a man riding a horse, with a village in the background with a bl...


Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1918 

Description: United States government bonds poster in the Fourth Liberty Loan "B" series. "Buy Liberty Bonds. Fourth Liberty Loan." Depicts enemy aircraft bombing New Y...

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