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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

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,...

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: 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...

Date: 1911 

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

Book or Pamphlet

Jarius Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

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

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...

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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

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: 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...

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

Farwell Real Estate Ad

Date: 1855 

Description: Advertisment of Leonard J. Farwell from the 1855 Madison City Directory for the real estate property he had for sale. At the time Farwell was the largest...

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: 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: 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: 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.

Date: 1951 

Description: Front and back cover of the dedicatory brochure issued by the First Unitarian Society of Madison, "the church of tomorrow," a Frank Lloyd Wright design. T...

Book or Pamphlet

Proposed State Street Park

Date:  

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

Book or Pamphlet

State Street as Proposed

Date:  

Description: Drawing of proposed State Street.

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