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Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Music Company of Madison, Wisconsin, with two elevated views of the Cable Company's Chicago and St. Charles piano and organ fac...

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page St. Patrick's Day menu from the cafe in the Wisconsin State Capitol, with a drawing of a view of the capitol from the southeast, captioned, "Under...


Description: Letterhead of the American Exchange Bank, established in 1871 and originally named the German Bank and later, the German-American Bank, located on the Capi...

Date: 1878-03-09 

Description: Illustration by N.A. Greenback of ice-skaters and iceboats featuring the new Poughkeepsie design of pivoting runners. A key at the bottom of the image iden...


Keenan House

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Keenan House at 28 East Gilman Street. The house was built in 1858 by Napoleon Bonaparte Van Slyke.

Date: 1876 

Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Menu template for L'Etoile Restaurant and Café, with illustrations at the bottom of the page of encircled five-point interlaced stars, butterflied, birds,...

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: An engraving of the Executive Residence, 130 East Gilman Street.


Bascom Hall

Date: 1908 

Description: Illustration of Bascom Hall on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Formerly called "University" or "Main" hall, the building in 1920 was renamed for J...

Date: 1886 

Description: Panoramic drawing of Madison, looking from the University toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. Among the locations identified along the border of the image...

Date: 1875-06-02 before

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the banquet of the twenty-ninth annual session of the Wisconsin State Medical Society at the Park Hotel. On the cover...

Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

Date: 1884-04-06 before

Description: Front cover and menu of the restaurant at the Park Hotel, with an etching of a building with a steeple amidst many trees set against a circular frame ornam...


Description: Letterhead of Fred M. Schlimgen of Madison, Wisconsin, designer and builder of memorial markers, with a landscape of classical buildings, a cloud-filled sk...


Langdon Hall

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Women's dormitory at University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, located at the corner of Langdon and Lake Streets.

Date: 1871 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...

Date: 1921 

Description: Memorial Union from across Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Projected drawing of the Union at its completion. Included is a fe...

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: The Kendall house at 104 East Gilman Street, built by J.E. Kendall in 1885.

Date: 1937 

Description: Holiday card from Palmer F. Daugs, alternate delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1936, candidate for U.S. Senate in 1954 and candidate for Wi...

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