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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: 1857 

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

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...

Date: 1974 

Description: Front page and sandwich pages from the hand-lettered, multi-page Ella's Deli menu. Other pages include open-face platters, jumbo deli platters, fish and sa...


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

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grov...


Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Rubber Company of Madison, Wisconsin, which operated the Florida plantation in the state of Chiapas, Mexico. Includes an oval i...


Description: Letterhead of Fred M. Schlimgen of Madison, Wisconsin, designer and builder of memorial markers, with a landscape of classical buildings, a cloud-filled sk...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1992-10-24 before

Description: Front and back of a menu for a farmers' market dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant, featuring apples and pears and other products from local growers, with a bord...

Date: 1988 ca.

Description: Lunch menu from the Pinckney Street Hide-away. Features an illustration of a stacked sandwich within decorative borders on the front cover, and on the insi...


Description: Letterhead of Vernon Valley Farm, a breeder of Percheron and coach horses, shorthorn cattle, Berkshire hogs, Bronze turkeys, and Wyandotte chickens from Mt...

Date: 1905-12-04 before

Description: Front and back covers of the menu and program for a Six O'Clock Club dinner, with an Art Nouveau style border in black-edged textured gold and the profile...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Menu template for L'Etoile Restaurant and Café, with illustrations at the bottom of the page of encircled five-point interlaced stars, butterflied, birds,...


Madison View

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: A view of the city of Madison circa 1900 that was used as a letterhead.

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: First Methodist Church.

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: An engraving of the Executive Residence, 130 East Gilman Street.


Description: One-page menu with a pot of flowers, a glass of milk, and a hot (cheese?) casserole whose steam curls upward to form the letters for "menu." The line, "You...


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

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