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Poster

Co-op Poster

Date:  date unknown

Description: A poster featuring a man in a tri-corner hat directing a group of people as they raise the frame of a barn. The text reads, "NEIGHBORS built America" and "...

Date: 1953 

Description: An original lithograph promoting the British Railways through the artist Felix Kelly's depiction of the Chester cathedral, which includes the choir stalls.

Date: 1971-08-24 ca.

Description: A special issue of the Madison Kaleidoscope which features poetry and an article about the bombing of the Army Mathematics Research Center located i...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Poster or signboard with the title "McCormick Club House - Here Physical, Mental and Moral Sides of Employee are Developed Equally." Includes images of the...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting New York Central Lines railway and the city of Chicago. Featuring the artist Leslie Ragan, the poster depicts the buildin...

Poster

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: 1900 

Description: Color chromolithograph poster advertising the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: This color poster hung in the Navistar International truck headquarters. The poster features a red International 4900 dump truck parked on the great wall o...

Date: 1970-12-11 before

Description: Caption on back reads, "Given by 1st National Bank to student customers, 11-XII-70 [12/11/70]. This is the design of their new 'Madisonian' checks." Depi...

Date: 1968 

Description: Political campaign poster that features a drawing of Richard Nixon surrounded by contemporary celebrities and politicians in the center. He is wearing a bu...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Poster for wrestling event at the S.S. Armory featuring Magy vs. Ackley, Stone vs. Smith, Dennis vs. Hessel, Ramsey vs. Hooper and Lorenzo vs. Anderson. Ev...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Souvenir placard issued by the Kreuz & Curtis shoe store of Madison, Wisconsin, probably to commemorate the presidential election victory of Benjamin Harri...

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: 1928 ca.

Description: German advertising poster for International trucks. Features an illustration of a truck on a bridge in an urban setting. Includes the text "Vollendete Last...

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two creatures, each wearing a red stocking cap, are standing in the foreground. A wagon on the left is holding a bottle popping its cork. In the upper righ...

Date: 1971-09 

Description: Poster calling for University of Wisconsin students to visit Washington, D.C., in the fall of 1971 as part of a civil disobedience demonstration. Features...

Date: 1925 

Description: South American advertising poster for Deering featuring color illustrations of hay presses and ensilage cutters. Imprinted with "Rosario, Buenos Aires, Bah...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting New York Central Lines railway and the area of New England, deemed "America's Historic Summerland" in the poster. Featurin...

Date: 1932 

Description: An original lithograph promoting Fifth Avenue in New York as "The World's Greatest Shopping Street," and to get there by way of the train. The poster depic...

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