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Date: 1864-12 

Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...

Date: 1961-09-31 

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

Date: 1891 before

Description: Chromolithograph of the third Wisconsin State Capitol with a U.S. flag atop the dome. The colored illustration was produced by the Milwaukee Lithography an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Eleven portraits of young costumed students appear in an advertisement reading "Leo Kehl Dancers To Appear In Recital."

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: 1873 

Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.


Camp Randall

Date: 1861 

Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...

Date: 2006-08-08 before

Description: One-page autographed menu for the six-course thirtieth anniversary dinner celebration of LÂ’Etoile, a restaurant focusing on local, seasonal ingredients, wi...

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: Front cover and menu page from the Madison Club, with an illustrated three-quarter view of the corner of the club building and a view of the main entrance...

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...


Park Hotel

Date: 1889 

Description: Park Hotel from a map in the manuscripts division.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Front cover of the American Youth Hostel log book of bike hostel trips taken by participants in a Neighborhood House summer program for girls (later trips...

Date: 1981 

Description: Gate fold front covers and interior of dinner menu from The Backstage, with a line drawing of film actors Greta Garbo and John Gilbert on the front cover p...

Date: 1889-03-30 

Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.

Date: 1992-10-24 before

Description: Front and back of a menu for a farmers' market dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant, featuring apples and pears and other products from local growers, with a bord...

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...

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: 1900-12-17 before

Description: Front cover and interior of the menu for a Six O'Clock Club dinner on the topic of municipal ownership of Madison utilities. On the cover are two embossed...


Description: Memohead of the Bank of the Commonwealth, with a view of the dome of the Wisconsin state capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, and names of bank officers...


Description: Letterhead of E.L. Burrell, mill and factory sale agent in Madison, Wisconsin, with a center halftone image of Wisconsin Dells with a drawn-in group of men...

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