Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A Capital City Mills advertisement from the 1894-1895 Madison City Directory.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...
Description: An advertisement for the Wisconsin State Journal, promoted as "the only Republican paper," from the 1898-1899 Madison City Directory.
Date: date unknown
Description: Eleven portraits of young costumed students appear in an advertisement reading "Leo Kehl Dancers To Appear In Recital."
Description: An illustration of a U-Select-It automatic vending machine mounted on a wall and filled with candy bars. Made by the Coan Manufacturing Co., 2070 Helena St...
Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Badger Club Special, A special process brew, alcoholic content less than 1/2 of 1% b...
Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...
Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Garver's Poultry Mashes." Yellow, blue and red label with the drawing of a chicken.
Description: A magazine advertisement for Madison Kipp lubricators featuring a man operating a La Crosse Happy Farmer tractor with a three bottom plow.
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...
Description: An advertisement for H.C. Netherwood Printing Company (formerly) at 519 State Street in Madison, Wisconsin.
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: An advertisement for the A.H. Kayser lumberyard at 204 East Washington Avenue.
Description: An advertisement for "The Times" from the 1892-1893 Madison City Directory.
Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.
Description: Advertisement for Madison Hospital, 413-415 South Baldwin Street.
Also known as the Gill & Boyd Hospital, opened in 1889 and existed for just a few years.
Description: Advertisement for the Madison Brewery operated from John Rodermund that appeared in the 1858 City Directory.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706