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Book or Pamphlet

State Street as Proposed

Date:  

Description: Drawing of proposed State Street.

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: 1873 

Description: Front and back cover of 8-panel brochure for the Monona Binding Attachment for Wood's Self-Raking Reaper. The back cover features an illustration of the Mo...

Book or Pamphlet

Proposed State Street Park

Date:  

Description: Drawing of proposed park on State Street at the corner of Broom and Gorham Streets.

Date: 1960-04-26 

Description: Group portrait of the officers of the Ladies Municipal Bowling League at their recent luncheon held at Stardust, 2725 Broadway Street. They include, seated...

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...

Book or Pamphlet

WPA Guide to Wisconsin

Date: 1941 

Description: Front cover of "Wisconsin: a Guide to the Badger State" featuring a Harold Hone photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol with gilding on the dome.

Date: 1911 

Description: The title page of the "Atlas of Dane County, Wisconsin."

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: 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

Olds' Catalog Advertisement

Date: 1929 

Description: An advertisement on the back cover of Olds' Catalog from the L.L. Olds Seed Co. for vegetable seeds. The illustration features tomatoes, a cucumber, an ear...

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...

Date: 1894 

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

Book or Pamphlet

Jarius Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.

Book or Pamphlet

Beverly Jefferson

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Portrait of Beverly Jefferson, 1/16th African American, published in Madison Past and Present, 1852-1902, a 1902 book published by the Wisconsin State Jour...

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...

Date: 1852 

Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Old's Seed Book Cover Design

Date: 1943 

Description: The cover design of the gardening catalog Old's Seed Book featuring an illustration of varieties of larkspurs.

Book or Pamphlet

Neighborhood House Pamphlet

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Pamphlet advertising classes for "foreigners" to learn English at the Neighborhood House. The Neighborhood House is pictured on the pamphlet with a U.S. fl...

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