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Beer Is Back

Date: 1933 

Description: Card advertising the return of beer for sale at the end of Prohibition. The card offered free delivery of Blatz Old Heidelberg brew to all parts of Madison...

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Van Slyke house at 510 North Carroll Street built by Napoleon Bonaparte Van Slyke in 1863.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: An advertisement for the A.H. Kayser lumberyard at 204 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1964 

Description: Interior of the Rohde's Steak House special football luncheon menu, with spot illustrations of football players in action, and featured items on the menu (...

Date: 1996-08 before

Description: One-page menu for the twentieth anniversary of L'Etoile Restaurant, with a side illustration of vegetables, fruit, leaves, and other plant life.

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Bascom Hall

Date: 1908 

Description: Illustration of Bascom Hall on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Formerly called "University" or "Main" hall, the building in 1920 was renamed for J...

Date: 1948-05-29 ca.

Description: The 100th Anniversary of Wisconsin Statehood envelope on the first day it was issued on May 29, 1948. It is addressed to Governor Oscar Rennebohm, State of...

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: 1931-02-03 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing from the Annual Winter Meeting of the Wisconsin Guernsey Breeders' Association at the Loraine Hotel. On the cover is a profile...

Date: 1901-05-07 before

Description: Front cover and interior pages of a menu for a banquet to Dr. John Bascom, president of the University of Wisconsin, 1874-1887, with gold-colored borders a...

Date: 1931 

Description: An advertisement for H.C. Netherwood Printing Company (formerly) at 519 State Street in Madison, Wisconsin.

Date: 1937 

Description: Holiday card from Palmer F. Daugs, alternate delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1936, candidate for U.S. Senate in 1954 and candidate for Wi...

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Keenan House

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Keenan House at 28 East Gilman Street. The house was built in 1858 by Napoleon Bonaparte Van Slyke.

Date: 1975-04 

Description: Poster announcing "Festival Choir," a concert of music from America, conducted by David Crosby, at several venues in Madison and Monona, Wisconsin. Feature...

Date: 1999-01-15 before

Description: One-page menu for a wine dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant with vintner Heidi Schrock and importer Terry Theise, with a side illustration by Rebekkah Luce of g...

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Park Hotel

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Park Hotel on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1928-02-09 before

Description: Photostat of a hand-lettered menu for the organization Friends of Our Native Landscape, featuring fare comprised solely of Wisconsin products such as Wisco...

Date: 1975 

Description: Composited silk screen images including seashells, flowers, rock formation, rolling pins and a human skull. Poster is promoting the work of Tom Hunt and Ti...

Date: 1921 

Description: Memorial Union from across Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Projected drawing of the Union at its completion. Included is a fe...

Date: 1909-05-26 before

Description: Card menu from a banquet given by Hesperia, a college literary society at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with the word "Dinner" and a squirrel perche...

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