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Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...

Date: 1931 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Badger Club Special, A special process brew, alcoholic content less than 1/2 of 1% b...

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: 1899-12-18 before

Description: Front cover, menu, and program pages of the second dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with a studio portrait of three men, one seated and two standing. The ma...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

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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...

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Description: Letterhead of Capital Battery and Supply Company, with two men in winged hats, one holding an automobile, the other a box radio, and the slogan, "Serving t...

Date: 1855 

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

Date: 1865-05-23 

Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...

Date: 1913-02-17 before

Description: Cyanotype menu for a Railroad Commission Dinner Dance, with a train steaming down the tracks, the seal of the state of Wisconsin, and two presentations of...

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Description: Two-sided one-page menu for Joseph's French Café, with a line drawing of a couple seated at a dinner table after an illustration by Henri de Toulouse-Lautr...

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...

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Madison View

Date: 1961 ca.

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

Date: 1887-06-28 before

Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...

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Description: Front cover and pasta and pizza pages from Paisan's, an Italian restaurant. Features illustrations (signed "Christensen") of an archway and tables and chai...

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Description: Photographic holiday card from Governor and Mrs. Martin Schreiber and family, governor of Wisconsin 1977-1979. The front of the card is an image of the fam...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

Date: 1876 

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

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: A black and white etching of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

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