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Date: 1906 

Description: Schlitz advertisement copied from the "Milwaukee Press Club Annual." The image features an African man holding a Schlitz advertising sign. Underneath the i...

Date: 1907-09-07 before

Description: Dinner menu from the maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Lusitania from Liverpool to New York, with a flag with a lion rampant in a decorative cartouche and...


Black Point

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View up brick path towards the exterior of the Conrad Seipp summer home at Black Point on Geneva Lake. A horse-drawn wagon is parked in front; a dog stands...

Date: 1901 

Description: Calendar for Light Running Plano binders, mowers-headers, reapers-hayrakes, & sickle grinders. The calendar has an illustration of a man using Jone's Lever...

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Advertisement for the "crown cork" bottle cap showing several of the now familiar crimped top caps, and stressing the cleanliness and sanitary nature of th...

Date: 1900 

Description: Both sides of a Deering advertising card in English and French. One side has an illustration of a man wearing a suit riding on an Ideal Mower drawn by a te...

Date: 1901-02-25 before

Description: Front cover of the announcement for a Six O'Clock Club Dinner on the topic, "Madison's Business Interests," with an embossed scrolling silver frame adorned...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Fuller & Johnson Manufacturing letterhead. Fuller & Johnson was run by John A. Johnson and was one of Madison's largest employers.

Date: 1900 

Description: Russian man in a fur hat harvesting grain with a McCormick binder. The image is from a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog titled "100 Harvest Sc...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cigar box label with portraits of inventors Thomas Edison, Eli Whitney, Robert Fulton, Cyrus McCormick, Richard March Hoe. Around the edges are illustratio...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Quarter-length engraving of Henry Baker in profile. Baker was police chief of Madison from 1897-1907.

Date: 1904-05-30 

Description: Chromolithograph of Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle. The title reads, "Memorial Day in Wisconsin Schools."

Date: 1908-09-17 before

Description: Dinner menu for the S.S. Marquette, with people in a rowboat near a larger ship, with windmills in the distance on shore. The image is signed "Heuss...

Date: 1903-04-03 before

Description: Front cover, first page, and menu listing for a banquet given in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association at Pl...

Date: 1905 

Description: Advertising card for International Harvester stationary engines. Features a color illustration of a young girl fetching water from a trough. A pump powered...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Simple, green International Harvester logo on the back cover of Feed Grinders catalog. This version of the logo was used before 1946.


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: 1902 

Description: Depiction of the "modern" locomotive at the beginning of the 20th century.

Date: 1905 after

Description: An exterior view of the cottage built on the Black Point Estate in 1905. There are several screened porches and large awnings over the main floor windows....

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