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Date: 1883 

Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Back, front, and inside front cover of the menu from The Restaurant at Baron's department store, with "A Historical Map of Madison" focusing on the isthmus...

Date: 1901-11-04 before

Description: Front cover of the announcement for the twelfth dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with circular head and shoulders portraits of Presidents William McKinley J...

Date:  ca.

Description: An artist's rendition of the Wisconsin State Historical Society as seen from Bascom Hill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and interior pages of menu from Rennebohm's. The front cover features a wood-grain background with a silhouette of a cup of coffee. Interior pa...

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Description: Front and back of two-sided delivery menu from Amy's Cafe, with drawings of a sandwich and a salad on the front.

Date: 1995-05-04 before

Description: One-page menu from L'Etoile Restaurant honoring the twenty-fifth anniversaries of Earth Day and Wisconsin's Environmental Decade and Earth Day founder and...

Date: 1948-05-29 ca.

Description: The 100th Anniversary of Wisconsin Statehood envelope on the first day it was issued on May 29, 1948. It is addressed to Governor Oscar Rennebohm, State of...

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertisement for Madison Hospital, 413-415 South Baldwin Street. Also known as the Gill & Boyd Hospital, opened in 1889 and existed for just a few years.

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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: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Brewery operated from John Rodermund that appeared in the 1858 City Directory.

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...

Date: 1922 

Description: Forged labels imitating United States Government Revenue stamps seized by Prohibition Officers. The labels were used by bootleggers to make customers belie...

Date: ????-07-26 

Description: One-page dinner menu from L'Etoile Restaurant, with menu selections in calligraphy and the restaurant's starburst logo at the top and bottom opposing corne...

Date: 1986 after

Description: Front cover and imagined bill of fare for "Rupert's Roadkill Cafe: You Kill It ... ... We Grill It!", with a cartoon drawing of a cat standing on long, fla...

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Madison View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of the city of Madison circa 1900 that was used as a letterhead.

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Description: One-page menu with a pot of flowers, a glass of milk, and a hot (cheese?) casserole whose steam curls upward to form the letters for "menu." The line, "You...

Date: 1961-09-31 

Description: A cartoon of a passed bill leaving Assembly holding a sign that reads, "Look Ma, No Veto!".

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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:  date unknown

Description: View of the Bagli log cabin, built in 1844 by Knut Bagli, 1.5 miles south of Utica on the Edgerton Road.

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