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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: 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...

Date: 1887 

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Front cover of the American Youth Hostel log book of bike hostel trips taken by participants in a Neighborhood House summer program for girls (later trips...

Date: 1986 after

Description: Front cover and imagined bill of fare for "Rupert's Roadkill Cafe: You Kill It ... ... We Grill It!", with a cartoon drawing of a cat standing on long, fla...


Description: Letterhead of the Madison Business Association, with the association seal featuring "Forward," the statue on top of the State Capitol dome.

Date: 1942-12-25 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Christmas booklet from Truax Army Air Field, with a pinned-up drawing of a turkey perched on one leg on a butcher block ta...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...


Description: Letterpress menu for a German wine tasting dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant with wine importer Terry Theise. Printed in varying shades of burgundy and green i...

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:  date unknown

Description: A reproduction of a painted portrait of Richard T. Ely, Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date: 1858 

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

Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

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.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Hall, built in 1870, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Below the image is the caption "Female College of Wisconsin."

Date: 1883 

Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.

Date: 1900 ca.

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


Description: Ben Bergor letterhead, promoting Bergor as a theatrical agent and entertainment consultant, with a cartoon of a bird wearing a top hat and a bow tie, and c...

Date: 1929-01-01 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the New Year's Day menu at the Loraine Hotel, part of the Schroeder Hotels, with a man and a woman dressed in sweaters and win...

Date: 1895 ca.

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

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