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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: 1904 

Description: The floor plan of the second floor of the third Wisconsin Capitol as published in 1904 under the title "Program issued by the Capitol Improvement Commissio...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two panels from a 10-page advertising brochure for Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co., Ltd., featuring illustrations of the Bonanza Riding Cultivator, and the Bonan...

Date: 1964-09-10 

Description: In one of a series of photographs showing the luxurious features of private dormitories on campus, two grad students, Shirley Olsen, left, Milwaukee, and J...

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: 1925 

Description: An advertisement on the back cover of Olds' Catalog from the L.L. Olds Seed Co. Features illustrations of packets of seeds for a variety of garden vegetabl...

Book or Pamphlet

Olds' Catalog Cover Design

Date: 1932 

Description: The cover design of Olds' Catalog from the L.L. Olds Seed Co. The subtitle reads: "Tells the Truth." The illustration features a melon cut in half, and veg...

Book or Pamphlet

Steam Yacht Advertisement

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertisement for The Steam Yacht "Mendota." At the top is an engraving of the steam yacht under way loaded with passengers, and below is text. Some of the...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: From the cover of a descriptive brochure in the Historical Society's Library pamphlet collection, this drawing depicts the large hotel grounds on Lake Mono...

Book or Pamphlet

State University in Madison

Date: 1874 before

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

Book or Pamphlet

Olds' Gladioli

Date: 1929 

Description: A color advertisement featuring an illustration of a variety of Gladioli for sale in the Olds' Catalog from the L.L. Olds Seed Co.

Book or Pamphlet

Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1928-07 

Description: Cover of the Directory of Wisconsin State Beekeepers' Association, Inc. Red and black illustration of "Badger Brand Honey" over an outline of the st...

Book or Pamphlet

Madison's Mayors

Date:  

Description: Composite of nine portraits of Madison's past Mayors including Spooner, Pinney, Alford, Conklin, Proudfit, Bashford, Dye, Gregory, and Doyon.

Date: 1951 

Description: Front and back cover of the dedicatory brochure issued by the First Unitarian Society of Madison, "the church of tomorrow," a Frank Lloyd Wright design. T...

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: 1874 before

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

Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Slavery Sermon Imprint

Date: 1861 

Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...

Date: 1894 

Description: The front cover of a booklet about Hillside Home School during 1894-1895, the school's seventh year.

Date: 1946-02-15 

Description: Front cover, frontispiece photograph, and page from a publication of the State Board of Health, with half silhouette views of three seated children with mi...

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