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Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Brewery operated from John Rodermund that appeared in the 1858 City Directory.

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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: 1936-08-17 

Description: Front side of the first unemployment check issued in Wisconsin to Neils B. Ruud.

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Description: A magazine advertisement for Madison Kipp lubricators featuring a man operating a La Crosse Happy Farmer tractor with a three bottom plow.

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Description: Eleven portraits of young costumed students appear in an advertisement reading "Leo Kehl Dancers To Appear In Recital."

Date:  ca.

Description: Advertising card for a double tank combination chemical and hose car on an International Harvester commercial truck chassis featuring color illustration. T...

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Description: Memohead of the Bank of the Commonwealth, with a view of the dome of the Wisconsin state capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, and names of bank officers...

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: 1890 

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.

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...

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Description: Memohead of the German American Bank, with a front view of one of the triangular buildings (Suhr building) on the Capitol Square in Madison, Wisconsin. Peo...

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Description: Letterhead of E.L. Burrell, mill and factory sale agent in Madison, Wisconsin, with a center halftone image of Wisconsin Dells with a drawn-in group of men...

Date: 1901 ca.

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

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Description: Letterhead of the American Exchange Bank, established in 1871 and originally named the German Bank and later, the German-American Bank, located on the Capi...

Date: 1884 

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...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A Capital City Mills advertisement from the 1894-1895 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...

Date: 1948-09-02 

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...

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Description: Letterhead of the Madison Fire Insurance Company of Madison, Wisconsin, with five different typefaces, distinct fields, elaborate capital letters "F" and "...

Date: 1931 

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

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