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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

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:  

Description: A page from the book Nakoma Tomahawk with a portrait and brief story about Nakoma resident Thomas Lloyd Jones. The page includes an image of the Jon...

Date: 1904 

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

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: 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...

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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Houses of Famous Madisonians

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Composite of photographs of the houses of famous Madisonians including Attwood, Fairchild, Steensland, Fuller, Vilas, La Follette, and Spooner.

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: 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...

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Description: Front and back cover of Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co. Limited 4-page brochure, manufacturers of farm implements. They were headquartered in Madison, WI.

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: 1895 

Description: Cover of a booklet about Hillside Home School for 1895-1896, the school's eighth year. Includes a circular framed photograph of the front of the school.

Book or Pamphlet

Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol.

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...

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...

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